Monday, June 4, 2012
A rundown of the month's 10 most-read stories.
Monday, June 4, 2012
A jealous husband was behind the killing of a Teaneck man who was found shot to death last year in his charred Elm Avenue home, Bergen County Prosecutors charged. A sixth-grade teacher at Yeshivat Noam in Paramus and former Teaneck youth director was in custody after FBI agents found hundreds of videos and images depicting child pornography on his home computer, according to authorities and court documents. Investigators have identified the body of a man pulled from the Hackensack River Sunday and found no signs of foul play in the death, police said. About a hundred Teaneck residents have claimed fraudulent charges on their credit cards since Wednesday, leading township police to urge residents to officially report the alleged activity…
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
The agency is installing fencing with locked gates and “keeping a closer eye” on the area with no public walkway but where a woman was found early Saturday stuck in a grate, as the investigation into how she got there continues.
The case of a Leonia woman who ended up with an ankle injury early Saturday after ending up in an area of the George Washington Bridge that’s off-limits to pedestrians has prompted the Port Authority to start putting in place safeguards to ensure it remains that way and prevent future incidents, an agency spokesman said. Christine McQuaid, 26, was found with her foot stuck in a grate on the bridge’s lower level, which does not have any public walkways, and officials were called after motorists reported seeing McQuaid waving for help, according to Steve Coleman of the Port Authority. McQuaid was found in an area used by workers near the New Jersey side and taken to the hospital and treated for an ankle injury. On Sunday, Coleman told The …
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Woman told police she walked over George Washington Bridge lower roadway, Port Authority says.
Port Authority officials are investigating how a Leonia woman ended up injured early Saturday in an area of the George Washington Bridge off-limits to pedestrians, an agency spokesman said. Christine McQuaid, 26, was found with her foot stuck in a grate on the bridge’s westbound lower level, said Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman. Officials were called after motorists reported seeing McQuaid waving a piece of clothing to signal for help. Coleman said McQuaid was found in an area used by workers near the New Jersey side and taken to Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck with an ankle injury. The lower level does not have any public walkways. McQuaid, who told police she is an assistant with the Montel Williams Show, said she went for …