Dating App Bumble Pays Up After Violating NJ Internet Safety Laws: State AG Dating App Bumble Pays Up After Violating NJ Internet Safety Laws: State AG
Dating App Bumble Pays Up After Violating NJ Internet Safety Laws: State AG You might want to be careful the next time you swipe right. Bumble, the popular dating app, has agreed to pay $315,000 and change its business practices after the state charged it violated consumer protection and internet dating safety laws by misrepresenting its criminal background screening policies, New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin said.  As part of the settlement, Bumble has agreed to disclose the company's criminal background screening policies on its dating website and app, to disclose whether those services allow people with criminal backgrounds to use the site and pr…
Jacket With Name, Phone Number Led Feds Right To Capitol Rioter From New Jersey: DOJ Jacket With Name, Phone Number Led Feds Right To Capitol Rioter From New Jersey: DOJ
Jacket With Name, Phone Number Led Feds Right To Capitol Rioter From New Jersey: DOJ A Toms River man wearing a jacket with his business's name and phone number on the front of it to the Jan. 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol insurrection has been arrested more than three years later. Robert Coppotelli was charged with four misdemeanor counts of illegally entering the Capitol and disrupting the joint session of Congress to count the electoral college votes in the 2020 Presidential election. The accusations against Coppotelli were outlined in a court document filed on Friday, Feb. 16. Prosecutors with the U.S. Department of Justice said an anonymous tip in July 2021 identified …
UPDATE: Two Trapped In Suspicious Teaneck Basement Fire Die: Prosecutor UPDATE: Two Trapped In Suspicious Teaneck Basement Fire Die: Prosecutor
Update: Two Trapped In Suspicious Teaneck Basement Fire Die: Prosecutor UPDATE: Two people were confirmed dead Thursday following a suspicious gasoline-fed overnight basement fire in Teaneck that sources said was an attempted murder-suicide earlier this week. Firefighters were dousing the 12:30 a.m. blaze at a multi-family home on Palisade Avenue on Monday, Feb. 19, when they discovered and rescued three people trapped in a basement apartment, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. He identified them as Manjit Kaur, 47, 35-year-old Ranjodh Singh IV and an as-yet-unidentified woman. All three were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center, but Manjit K…
Widespread Outage Knocks Service To 73K AT&T Customers For Hours Widespread Outage Knocks Service To 73K AT&T Customers For Hours
Widespread Outage Knocks Service To 73K AT&T Customers For Hours Thousands of AT&T customers were experiencing an outage Thursday, Feb. 22. As of 9:35 a.m., 73,000 customers had reported an issue, according to Downdetector. The company said it was "working urgently" to restore service and encourages the use of Wi-Fi calling. Customers began reporting issues in the early-morning hours, but the issue lasted well into the afternoon for thousands, Downdetector shoes. The issue had resolved for most customers by 2 p.m.
Fugitive From NYC Wanted For Murdering Fellow Out-Of-Stater In Englewood Captured In Colombia Fugitive From NYC Wanted For Murdering Fellow Out-Of-Stater In Englewood Captured In Colombia
Fugitive From NYC Wanted For Murdering Fellow Out-Of-Stater In Englewood Captured In Colombia The long arm of the law reached 2,400 miles to South America, where authorities arrested a fugitive wanted for shooting a Yonkers resident dead in Englewood late last summer. Joshua Alvarado, 29, of New York City was captured in Medellin last Saturday, Feb. 17, with assistance from U.S. Marshals and the Colombian National Police, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Alvarado is charged with murder, felony murder, armed burglary, aggravated assault and weapons offenses, among other counts, the prosecutor said. Englewood police responding to a 911 call to a residence on Mevan Avenue …
UPDATE: Convicted Stalker Goes After NJ Police Chief Yet Again UPDATE: Convicted Stalker Goes After NJ Police Chief Yet Again
Update: Convicted Stalker Goes After NJ Police Chief Yet Again A convicted stalker who authorities said won't stop harassing Hillsdale Police Chief Sean Smith is back behind bars – only this time it might be for awhile. Patrick McMeekin, 56, of Newark spent a combined 20 months in the Bergen County Jail before and after he was convicted of a stalking campaign several years ago. He finished out a six-month state prison stretch last June, records show. SEE: Convicted Stalker Targets Same Bergen Victim With Emails To Schools, Towns, Others Soon after he was released he was once again sending slanderous emails to a host of people accusing Hillsdale …
'WTF Man?:' West Milford Councilman Touched Sleeping Man's Genitals, Affidavit Says 'WTF Man?:' West Milford Councilman Touched Sleeping Man's Genitals, Affidavit Says
'WTF Man?:' West Milford Councilman Touched Sleeping Man's Genitals, Affidavit Says More details have come to light in the arrest of a West Milford councilman. An affidavit for probable cause says Matthew P. Conlon touched the penis of a 20-year-old man after he fell asleep on the sofa the morning after staying the night at a friend's home. The alleged victim told members of the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office he was sitting on a sofa next to Conlon early Sunday, Feb. 4 when he felt Conlon touch his thigh at least twice, police papers show. The alleged victim pushed Conlon's hand off and told him to stop, indicating that he made it clear the gesture was unwelcome. That…
SHOCKER: NJ Teacher Had Sex With Student Starting At 15 In School, Car, House: Authorities SHOCKER: NJ Teacher Had Sex With Student Starting At 15 In School, Car, House: Authorities
Shocker: NJ Teacher Had Sex With Student Starting At 15 In School, Car, House: Authorities A married teacher had intercourse as part of a years-long sexual relationship with a former Garfield Middle School student beginning when the youngster was 15, including several times in a car -- and even at the school, authorities charged. Amy Impero D'Ovidio, a 46-year-old Bergen County native, had worked for the Garfield Board of Education when the alleged encounters began, they said. She was 35 at the time. Locations included “within the Garfield Middle School, at a private residence in Cedar Grove, as well as within a vehicle at unknown locations in Bergen, Essex, and Passaic counties…
Lili Maali, Bergen Interior Designer Who Sought Better Life Amid Iranian Revolution, Dies Lili Maali, Bergen Interior Designer Who Sought Better Life Amid Iranian Revolution, Dies
Lili Maali, Bergen Interior Designer Who Sought Better Life Amid Iranian Revolution, Dies Lili Maali, a longtime interior designer died on Monday, Feb. 12, according to her obituary on the Vander Plaat Memorial Home website. Maali was born in Iran and grew up in Tehran, her obituary reads. She married her husband, Farzin, before fleeing to France amidst the Iranian Revolution in 1979, according to her obituary.  She moved to Los Angeles and later settled in the tri-state area with their son, Sherwin, her obituary reads. As an interior designer based in Franklin Lakes, Maali designed office space at Merrill Lynch and apartments at Trump Tower, according to her obituary. She…
NJ Police Chief Who Suspended Sergeant During DWI Arrest Center Of Investigation (VIDEO) NJ Police Chief Who Suspended Sergeant During DWI Arrest Center Of Investigation (VIDEO)
NJ Police Chief Who Suspended Sergeant During DWI Arrest Center Of Investigation (Video) A heated interaction between the chief and sergeant of a Jersey Shore police department in November 2023 has become the center of an investigation, Daily Voice has learned.  The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said on Wednesday, Feb. 21 that it's investigated the exchange between Bradley Beach Police Chief Leonard Guida and Sgt. William Major, which transpired on Thursday, Nov. 9. Public information officer Mark Spivey confirmed the investigation to the Daily Voice in an emailed statement. Bradley Beach (NJ) police Chief Leonard Guida. Facebook - Bradley Beach Police …
ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions
ShopRite Store Coming To Central Jersey Hiring For Hundreds Of Positions About 300 jobs are being created thanks to the arrival of a new ShopRite in Old Bridge. The new ShopRite is located in the Glenwood Green Shopping Center at Route 9 and Schulmeister Road. The store is set to open in March. Hiring is taking place for all positions including department managers, butchers, deli, bakery, dairy, produce and seafood associates, customer service associates, cashiers and baggers. Perry Blatt, director of E-Commerce and Business Development for Village Super Market, Inc., said,  “We look forward to continuing our commitment to the community with a brand new s…
𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From NJ Home, Couple Charged 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From NJ Home, Couple Charged
𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: More Than 90 Dogs, Pups Removed From NJ Home, Couple Charged UPDATE: The ASPCA said on Wednesday that it helped remove more than 90 adult dogs and puppies from the Sussex County home of a self-described animal rescue couple who were charged with multiple cruelty-related counts. Two dogs were found dead during a 7 a.m. raid at a Vernon Township home led by the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday, Feb. 20, authorities reported. Both Gizela Juric, who founded the Angels for Animals Network in Cliffside Park before moving it to Sussex County, and her boyfriend, Ronald Colgan, were charged with six criminal animal cruelty accounts, the American S…