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AR-15 and .357 Magnum seized in drug bust near Paterson school

Subscribed, but don't have a login? PATERSON - City narcotics detectives seized two high-powered weapons along with 3,148 packets of heroin during a bust at a home across the street from a Paterson school on Tuesday evening, authorities said. The weapons - an assault rifle and a .357 Magnum Colt han

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-22 14:02:11

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

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

N.J.'s newest Shake Shack opens Thursday with more locations on the way

Shake Shack is bringing its signature shakes, crinkle-cut fries and juicy burgers to South Jersey for the first time starting on Thursday with the opening its new location at Marlton Commons on Route 70. The new spot is one of four new Shake Shacks coming to New Jersey - with plans in the works for

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 10:20:18

In Paterson, a cautious embrace of a lull in gun deaths

As Paterson closes in on 100 days without a fatal shooting, Stephen Cotton, a lifelong city resident, reflects on what this lowering of violence means, and what it does not. Marko Georgiev/NorthJersey.com For Stephen Cotton, the break in violence is welcome, but he isn't letting his guard down. Ste

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 09:00:01

Long Island Woman Dies While Shoveling Snow, Marking 4th Death Linked to Latest Nor'easter

Some parts of New York saw more than 16 inches of snow -- Patchogue had 20.1 On Long Island the storm was responsible for one death, and multiple car crashes. Pei-Sze Cheng reports. (Published Wednesday, March 21, 2018) Four deaths have been blamed on the so-called four'easter, including one of a Lo

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-22 15:02:41

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Paterson Snow Update: Delayed Opening for Paterson Schools

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson Schools will open at 9:40 a.m. for staff and 9:45 a.m. for students on Thursday. The Board of Education meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. at John F Kennedy Educational Complex. PATERSON, NJ- Paterson Schools will open at 9:40 a.m. for staff and 9:45 a.m. for students on Thursd

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-22 01:03:00

Paterson teens get a new youth center

PATERSON - A city-based nonprofit organization opened a $1.9 million youth center this week in a building near John F. Kennedy High School, with programs focused on education rather than recreation. A computer lab, music production studio and study hall are part of the New Jersey Community Developme


Paterson man accuses city police of brutality in federal lawsuit

PATERSON - A city resident has filed a federal lawsuit accusing members of the Paterson Police Department of beating him outside the municipal public safety headquarters two years ago after a dispute over a complaint. The resident, Mohamed Khalil, who works as an assistant at the Paterson Museum, sa


Cash, heroin and gun seized at Paterson home of convicted felon, according to police

PATERSON - City narcotics detectives seized $26,306 in cash, 870 heroin packets and three handguns last week from a city man previously convicted on weapons charges, police said. The suspect, Michael Ortega, 35, was charged with 13 drug crimes and 10 weapons offenses, including violation of a law th


Winter Storm Watch is Issued for First Day of Spring

HACKENSACK, NJ - A winter storm watch has been issued just in time for the first day of spring. A Winter Storm Watch is in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening, according to the National Weather Service (NWS.) Total snow accumulations of 5 to 11 inches, with locally higher amounts a


Toys R Us Closing Sales In NJ: Find Out Where, What's Next

WAYNE, NJ - Here are some of the most pressing questions regarding Toys R Us stores following the company announcing last week it would close all of its U.S. and U.K. stores.When Will Toys R Us Closing Sales Begin? Here are the status of possible closing sales at the following locations: Individual


What 3 people battling heroin addiction say about drugs, cops, and dying

It's one thing to know the opioid epidemic exists. And to know how bad it is. To hear statistics, like the number of heroin-related overdose deaths nationwide has more than quadrupled since 2010, and to recognize that that's a problem. But it's different to see it up close, on the face of someone wh


Paramus School District To Get Big State Aid Boost This Year

PARAMUS, NJ - The school district is set to receive a big boost in state aid. The district is scheduled to get more than $2.5 million in state aid, a 15 percent increase from last year. Governor Phil Murphy's administration this week released the proposed state aid numbers for every school district


NJ's next nor'easter: What you need to know

As average temperatures rise across the planet, the frozen Arctic is heating up faster than anywhere else. With that warmth comes a surprising twist. NorthJersey.com What could less lovingly be referred to as the "sorry it's not really spring yet" storm is expected to dump more snow across New Jers


NYPD: Woman killed after car cuts her off in the Bronx

Police are still searching for the driver they say cut off another car in the Bronx - killing a beloved cheerleading coach at Cardinal Spellman High School. Her teenage daughter was also hurt in the crash. NY1's Lori Chung has more. "She kept this family together and now we don't have anything," sai


Fatal Manhattan fire sparked by unattended candle

The FDNY says a burning candle is to blame for a fatal fire over the weekend. 71-year-old Barry Allen died after flames broke out in his apartment on East 7th Street in the East Village. Investigators tell us the apartment did not have a smoke alarm, and the one in the building's hallway was not wor


Essex County 911: Fatal Shooting|Underwear Assault|Rapper Arrest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read). Bloomfield Fatal Shooting Is 2nd In As Many Months Joggers Find Woman's Body In Newark Lake (Do You Know Her?) Man In Underwear Assaults Livingston


Water main break in Belleville closes streets, forces school to cancel

BELLEVILLE, N.J. - A water main break in Belleville, New Jersey closed two streets on Monday. Crews are working to repair the water main break in Belleville (AIR11). South Franklin and Belleville Avenues are closed, causing Bus Route No. 92 to detour. Belleville School #10 is closed due to the water