BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. -- Here's a look at last week's top stories from around Bergen County.
- Police brought three Carlstadt children to safety over a backyard fence Wednesday night after their father shot and killed their mother on the front lawn of their home before killing himself.
- A Lodi woman who some canine rescues have said is on their do-not-adopt lists was arrested in Rockland County on charges of leaving a dog in a hot car while visiting a jail inmate, authorities said.
- Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal confirmed that the deaths of former Westwood and Ridgewood Councilman Bob Miller and his wife, Aecha, were apparent suicides.
- Jamie Sclafane of Leonia can shake it like Elaine.
- Golden Star, a 41-year-old Palomino, arrived at the Bergen County Horse Rescue in Mahwah Tuesday, somewhat undernourished, with a dull coat, and a longing look in his eye.