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    LEONIA, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A kidnapping investigation turned deadly Wednesday in Bergen County, New Jersey. As CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez reported, it was a terrifying morning in the relatively quiet neighborhood of Leonia. READ MORE: Juneteenth 2021: Tri-State Area Events Honoring Liberation Of Americas Last Enslaved People In the early morning darkness came frightening blasts of gunfire....
    LEONIA, New Jersey (WABC) -- A suspect was fatally shot by law enforcement investigating a kidnapping in New Jersey.Agents obtained information that the kidnapping victim was at a home in Leonia, and executed a search warrant at 4 a.m. Wednesday.Residents in the building woke as they heard the agents in action.Agents shot the suspect during...
    FBI agents investigating a kidnapping case in New Jersey confirmed to Fox News Wednesday that the victim has been found safe after the suspect was shot and killed during a "confrontation" with authorities.  The shooting happened in Leonia – just across the river from New York City – and details about the suspect and the nature...
    The FBI was investigating a deadly shooting involving police at a Leonia apartment complex early Wednesday morning. Initial and unconfirmed reports say that the suspect was involved in a kidnapping. Kathleen Gentile, a resident of Lakeview Apartments, told Daily Voice she "heard a lot of gunshots" that "sounded like fireworks" around 6 a.m. Resident Kathleen...
    An apartment complex in Leonia was taped off for an investigation of a police-involved shooting that left one person dead early Wednesday morning. Initial and unconfirmed reports say that the suspect was involved in a kidnapping. Kathleen Gentile, a resident of Lakeview Apartments, told Daily Voice she "heard a lot of gunshots" that "sounded like...
    An apartment complex in Leonia was taped off for an investigation of a police-involved shooting that left one person dead early Wednesday morning. Initial and unconfirmed reports say that the suspect was involved in a kidnapping. Kathleen Gentile, a resident of Lakeview Apartments, told Daily Voice she "heard a lot of gunshots" that "sounded like...
    LEONIA, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The FBI says a kidnapping suspect was fatally shot early Wednesday morning in Bergen County, New Jersey. The Newark and Philadelphia offices were investigating a kidnapping around 6 a.m. on Lakeview Avenue in Leonia. READ MORE: New York Celebrates End Of COVID Restrictions With Fireworks Honoring Essential Workers Authorities said the...
    A suspect was fatally shot by law enforcement investigating a kidnapping in New Jersey.It happened in Leonia around 6 a.m. Wednesday.The kidnapping victim was recovered and was not injured.The suspect was fatally shot by officers. It was the culmination of an investigation involving FBI and other agencies.
    A postal carrier admitted Thursday that he stole and cashed checks sent to customers on his routes in Hackensack, Maywood and Leonia. Juan Torres, 28, told a federal judge in Newark via teleconference that he deposited more than $27,000 in stolen checks – including one for $1,505 -- into a bank account that he controlled,...
    LEONIA, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The dinosaurs return to Leonia‘s Overpeck Park. After shutting down because of the pandemic last year, the Field Station: Dinosaurs park will reopen on June 19. Visitors can wander among 32 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs along a wooded trail. They can also interact with a T. rex and enjoy a fossil hunt,...
    A lucky Powerball ticket was sold in Bergen County. The New Jersey Lottery ticket from Wednesday's drawing wins the third-tier prize of $50,000. The winning numbers were 16, 23, 28, 40, and 63. The Red Power Ball number was 01. The Multiplier number was 02. The ticket was sold at Leonia News & Stationery, 338 Broad Ave.,...
    New Jersey authorities have accused Samantha Krakower, a Bergen County high school teacher, of the sex assaulting of a student, NJ.com reports. In addition to working as a physical education and health teacher, the allegedly sexually abusive Samantha Krakower is also an athletics coach. She teaches at Leonia High School.  Bergen County Prosecutor Mark...
    LEONIA, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A teacher at Leonia High School in New Jersey is accused of sexually assaulting a student. The Bergen County prosecutor’s office says 24-year-old Samantha Krakower, of Palisades Park, teaches physical education and health at the high school. She is also a softball and basketball coach. READ MORE: Thousands Gather Outside Barclays...
    UPDATE: A Leonia High School physical education teacher was arrested after authorities learned of an "inappropriate sexual relationship" with a student, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said Friday.  Samantha Krakower, who turned 24 on Wednesday, was charged with second-degree sexual assault by someone with “supervisory or disciplinary power” over a victim 16 to 17 years old,...
    A Leonia High School physical education teacher was jailed on charges of sexually assaulting an underage teen. Samantha Krakower, who turned 24 on Wednesday, was charged with second-degree sexual assault by someone with “supervisory or disciplinary power” over a victim 16 to 17 years old, records show. Krakower, a former high school and college softball...
    A Leonia High School teacher was jailed on charges of sexually assaulting an underage teen. Samantha Krakower, a former high school and college softball standout who turned 24 on Wednesday, was charged with second-degree sexual assault by someone with “supervisory or disciplinary power” over a victim 16 to 17 years old, records show. The Palisades...
    A counselor at a Leonia summer camp was jailed on charges of sexually assaulting an underage teen. Samantha Krakower, a former high school and college softball standout who turned 24 on Wednesday, was charged with second-degree sexual assault by someone with “supervisory or disciplinary power” over a victim 16 to 17 years old, records show....
    A worldwide investigation that produced a 20-year federal prison sentence for an Indian national who ran call centers that defrauded Americans across the U.S. out of millions of dollars got a huge boost from police in Leonia. Leonia Detective Michael Jennings, in particular, did legwork that helped federal authorities eventually identify Hitesh Madhubhai Patel, 44,...
    LEONIA, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There’s an update on a traffic battle in Leonia. A judge has overturned three ordinances designed to keep non-residents from using local streets during morning and evening rush hours. Leonia is just a few miles from the George Washington Bridge, and commuters often use local streets as shortcuts to avoid heavy...
    Leonia police responding to separate overnight car burglaries captured a trio of suspects. Responding to a call on Summit Avenue around 12:40 a.m., Sgt. Robert Kennedy and Officer Nolan Stendor nabbed Michael A. Cokley, 30, of Ridgefield, Acting Police Chief Scott Tamagny said. A judge ordered Cokley released shortly after police sent him to the...
    A postal carrier from Hackensack stole and cashed checks sent to customers on his route in town, in Leonia and in Maywood, said federal authorities who arrested him Wednesday. Juan Torres, 27, deposited the money into a bank account he controlled, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito said. Torres was scheduled for a first appearance via videoconference...
    Bergen County prosecutor’s detectives seized 2½ pounds of cocaine while busting an accused dealer from the Bronx during a traffic stop on Route 95 in Leonia, authorities said. Alexander Garces Brioso, 39, was “identified as a distributor of large quantities of narcotics within the New York City/North Jersey metropolitan area,” Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella...
    TRIBUTE: Shock and sadness continued to spread with the news that veteran Leonia firefighter Jack Peters, a  retired borough police officer, had died suddenly at 65. “It is with sadness and complete shock that we tell you that Jack Peters, husband, father, grandfather, father in law, and friend to many has passed away unexpectedly today,”...
    A string of racist and sexual insults against a young Asian-American protester in a Facebook thread has cost a volunteer of nearly 45 years his position with the Leonia fire department. It began with a post by fellow firefighter of a photo taken during a protest in Leonia against the death of George Floyd. A...
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