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Parents of man killed during Paterson auxiliary police pursuit get $1.2M settlement

PATERSON - The City Council on Tuesday approved a $1.2 million settlement in a lawsuit involving the death of a man killed in a motorcycle crash while he was being improperly pursued by auxiliary police officers. The April 2012 death of Randolph Waddy IV sparked community protests when authorities w

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 21:37:51

Police in Paterson use 'knock-and-talk' approach to arrest suspect with $27k in drugs

PATERSON - Authorities say a suspected drug dealer invited detectives who came knocking at his door on Tuesday to come inside his home to look around - a search that allegedly resulted in the seizure of more than $27,000 in cocaine, marijuana and pills. Law enforcement officials call the strategy a

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 21:58:05

Woman shot to death in Bronx apartment, man taken into custody

A shooting in a Bronx apartment left a woman dead and a man in custody Wednesday night. The 35-year-old victim was shot in the left side of her chest in a sixth-floor apartment on Ogden Ave. near University Ave. in Highbridge just before 10:40 p.m., cops said. Medics took the victim to Bronx Leba

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 04:06:39

Englewood hires special counsel to fight Leonia's road closures

ENGLEWOOD - A special attorney hired by the city will draft a letter to the state Attorney General asking for input on the legality of Leonia's road closures. Donald Klein of the Parsippany-based Weiner Law Group will be paid $150 an hour to represent Englewood as it fights Leonia's decision to rest

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-22 09:25:00

Murder case dropped against man imprisoned for 22 years

NEW YORK (AP) - A man who spent 22 years in prison for a double killing was cleared of the charges Wednesday, when prosecutors dropped a case that new witnesses threw into question. The decision came after a judge had already overturned Calvin Buari's conviction and freed him in May. Newfound witnes

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-21 23:24:21

How much snow did North Jersey get Wednesday?

The forecast called for upwards of a foot of snow in parts of North Jersey Wednesday. Whether it hits those projections remains to be seen. As of 6 p.m. here's how much snow some parts of the region got as the snow continues to fall: Westwood: 5.1 inches Elmwood Park: 5 inches Ridgewood: 4.8 inches

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-21 22:17:55

4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:51:57

UPS employee charged with stealing sneakers worth $1,160: police

SECAUCUS -- A UPS employee was charged with stealing three pairs of sneakers valued at more than $1,100 from the package delivery company's facility in Secaucus, police said. Secaucus police responded to UPS on County Avenue at 7:48 a.m. on March 15 and arrested Halif Bryant, 41, of Jersey City, Sec

NJ.COM - 2018-03-21 18:33:18

Homeless man, 19, cuffed for fatal attack on Bronx father of three 

Cops caught a 19-year-old homeless man they say killed a Bronx father of three when the teen and another man jumped the victim and smashed his head against the sidewalk, police said Wednesday. Ceasar Johnson was arrested Monday and charged with the murder of Philip Roseburgh, 35, a single dad who

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 11:28:42

Arrest made in assault, death of Bronx father of 3

BELMONT, the Bronx - Authorities have made an arrest in connection to the death of a father of three who was attacked outside his Bronx home last month. Ceasar Johnson, 19, was arrested and charged with murder a month after he allegedly assaulted Philip Roseburgh, 35 in front of his apartment buildi

PIX11.COM - 2018-03-21 10:49:07

Livery Cab Driver Shot 7 Times By Passenger In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A livery cab driver was shot multiple times by a passenger early Saturday morning in the Bronx. Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho picked up a street-hail fare around 12:45 a.m. at Fish Ave and Boston Road. When they reached their destination on Morrison Avenue, a male passenger robbed


4 teens, including escapee, arrested with stolen car: police

Four teens, including one who had escaped from a Newark detention facility, were arrested Wednesday when police found them in a stolen car on Audubon Avenue, authorities said. Sheldon Mays, 18, of Jersey City, two 17-year-olds and a 16-year-old were all charged with receiving stolen property, Jersey


Missing Paramus Woman Found Safe: Police

PARAMUS, NJ - A borough woman who went missing this week has been safely location, police reported Saturday. Authorities said Paige Lattimore, 27, was last seen Wednesday at about 8 a.m. at her home in the southeast section of Paramus. Police issued an alert because there was "concern for her person


WATCH: He told cops 'I'm a f--king judge' after failed sobriety test. And he beat DWI rap.

Wilfredo Benitez was passed out in the driver's seat of his silver BMW hatchback at 2:13 a.m. with his hazard lights flashing along the shoulder of Route 80, records show. Two New Jersey state troopers who found his vehicle on the stretch of highway in Teaneck quickly began to suspect he was drunk.


70-Year-Old Man Beaten, Robbed by 5 Men in NYC: NYPD

A 70-year-old man was attacked in his apartment building by a group of men who beat him and robbed his home, police said. The group approached the victim inside his apartment building at Beach Avenue and Archer Street in the Bronx on March 7, the NYPD said. They punched, kicked and hit him with a


Paterson council criticizes downtown business group, rejects its budget

PATERSON - For the first time in 20 years, the City Council has rejected the annual budget for the Downtown Paterson Special Improvement District, a group that holds events such as the July 4th fireworks and special shopping days. The budget was narrowly defeated Tuesday, with the council voting 5-4