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Paterson DPW director Manuel Ojeda returned to work after assault conviction

PATERSON - After being convicted of assault, the director of Paterson's public works department returned to work last year without facing further disciplinary action from city government, according to municipal officials. The director, Manuel Ojeda, was arrested on an indictable offense of aggravate

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-16 16:11:07

Paterson police charge four in series of armed robberies

Paterson police charged four people, an adult and three juveniles, in a series of 2017 robberies in the city, Police Director Jerry Speziale announced on Thursday. Three of the robberies occurred from Dec. 21 to 28, with another during the summer of 2017. Justin Z. Robinson, 19, of Paterson, was cha

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-16 01:57:03

Dad in murder-suicide tried to get back with mother of slain baby

Terrance Briggs (left) went on a murderous rampage before killing himself Wednesday morning.Facebook; Gabriella Bass The killer Brooklyn dad was drinking Hennessy and tried to get back with the mother of his slain daughter before going on a murderous rampage and committing suicide, sources told The

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-15 19:29:15

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

5 things you need to know about Toys R Us closing

WAYNE, NJ - Iconic chain Toys R Us is going out of business in the U.S. After filing for bankruptcy last fall, Toys R Us is reportedly working on a plan to liquidate its business entirely. The toy retailer struggled for years to compete with Walmart and Amazon, accumulating mountains of debt while s

FOX61.COM - 2018-03-16 14:08:44

Two Paterson men shot on same night at separate locations

A drawing was held Monday for Paterson mayoral candidates. The drawing, held at city hall, determins the order the candidates are listed on the ballot in the spring. March 12, 2018 Two Paterson men were shot at different locations Thursday night. A 19-year-old man was shot in Montgomery Park. He w

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-16 02:48:01

Nearly 1,200 Toys R Us Wayne Employees Are Losing Their Jobs

WAYNE, NJ - Nearly 1,200 township Toys R Us employees will lose their jobs company officials said in a WARN notice filed with the state. It was not clear from the notice how many of the employees work at the company's Geoffrey Way headquarters and how many work at the Berdan Avenue store. News of To

PATCH - 2018-03-16 18:20:54

NY man admits to fatally striking woman in North Bergen hit-and-run

JERSEY CITY - A New York man has admitted to a hit-and-run that left a woman sitting at a North Bergen bus stop dead. Olvy Torres, 36, pleaded guilty Monday to leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death for the Sept. 26 wreck that killed 59-year-old Luisa Valdez. The victim was at a bus stop w

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-16 16:10:51