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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

Cops check on man sleeping in his car in Ridgewood and find bags of marijuana and edibles

A Queens man quickly realized he wasn't just dreaming when cops arrested him in Ridgewood while sleeping in his car. According to authorities, officers from the 104th Precinct conditions team checked on a sleeping motorist on March 16 at 11:47 p.m. in the vicinity of Wyckoff Avenue and Centre Street

QNS.COM - 2018-03-21 17:00:25

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

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

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

Nutley, Belleville Get $7K Of Rebates From PVSC (Here's Why)

BELLEVILLE, NJ - Belleville and Nutley were among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why the townships got more tha

PATCH - 2018-03-22 12:00:00

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

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

Newark Gets $103K Rebate From PVSC (Here's Why)

NEWARK, NJ - Newark was among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why Newark got its $103,741 payday:"All constructi

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Pothole problem? Here's who to call in NJ to report a pothole, pothole damage

Bad news: Winter's low temperatures wreak havoc on our roads. But there's good news; it's pothole repair season. There are likely few New Jersey drivers who haven't felt their heart sink, followed by a wave of frustration as they hit an unseen pothole on a highway- bang! Not only can potholes give

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 19:10:31

Winter Storm Warning in Effect Until 8 a.m. Thursday

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning through 8 a.m. Thursday, March 22. Snow will continue through tonight, March 21. Snow has started slow this morning and may possibly mix with rain. The heaviest snow is supposed to start mid-morning today and will continu

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 14:20:00

Montclair Gets $11K Rebate From PVSC (Here's Why)

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair was among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why Montclair got its $11,381 payday:"All co

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

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


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


Montclair man swung dog by leash through the air into a tree, police charge

A Montclair man was charged with animal cruelty after he swung a dog on a leash through the air and into a tree, according to police. The 40-pound mixed-breed dog had blood on its head but did not appear to be seriously injured by Lawrence Athill, 64, on Eagle Rock Way Sunday, according to Lt. David

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-20 21:32:46

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


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


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


Car rolls over on Route 208 in Hawthorne, two reportedly injured

A fallen soccer player remembered, gun violence marches in Morristown and Paterson and Happy Saint Joseph's Day - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey this week." John C. Ensslin Two people were reportedly injured when a car rolled over during a crash on Route 208 in Hawthorne Tuesday night and t

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 02:35:54