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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

Single mom booted from NYCHA home for missing one court date

Robert Miller A single working mom to two, first-generation college students is about to lose her longtime public housing apartment for missing a single hearing date after she fell behind on rent. Alba Rosa, a home health aide, has lived at the King Towers Houses on Lenox Avenue in Harlem for 12 yea

NEW YORK POST - 2018-03-21 00:05:57

NJ nor'easter: What to know for Wednesday's storm

If you hit the road after a snowstorm only to find your car shaking at higher speeds, you may not need a mechanic. Car guru John Paul offers an explanation. Wochit Once again a substantial snowstorm is gracing North Jersey with its presence Wednesday. Here's what to know about the latest nor'easter

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-21 08:53:51

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

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-20 09:39:05

NYC Subway worker dies after falling 20 feet while picking up trash on tracks

Lucas Jackson/Reuters A New York City MTA worker died Thursday morning after falling 20 feet while picking up debris at the 125th St. station. "Unfortunately, even though the emergency services worked really hard, they tried CPR, they really did try valiantly to save him, he unfortunately passed abo

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-03-20 13:22:00

Pair busted with 15 pounds of marijuana brownies, cops say

JERSEY CITY -- Police say it wasn't a Betty Crocker recipe being used at the home of a Jersey City man who, along with another man, was charged with having 15 pounds of marijuana-laced brownies. Corey D. Herring, 27, of Cator Avenue, and Michael M. Simeus, 24, of Bidwell Avenue, were arrested Satur

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 19:45:00

NYC Weather Forecast: Winter Storm Could Drop 16 Inches Of Snow

NEW YORK, NY - New York City could be bombarded by snow for more than 24 hours during the upcoming winter storm, the National Weather Service announced Tuesday. The weather service has issued a winter storm warning for the city and its surrounding areas starting midnight Tuesday and continuing to 8

PATCH - 2018-03-20 12:13:53

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Troubled pasts, a 'scary' number of guns and 3 men dead in 19 hours

The first shots rang out Monday afternoon. In less than 19 hours, three people in Newark were dead. The first victim was fatally shot just after lunchtime in the Lower Clinton Hill neighborhood. The next fell to an assault weapon on Martin Luther King Boulevard shortly before sunset. The third died


Paterson man wanted on warrant caught with 288 bags of heroin

A city man wanted for allegedly dealing drugs while out on parole was arrested on Friday afternoon with an assortment of drugs, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik. Jermaine Tinsley, 29-year-old, was allegedly hiding out at the second-floor of 220 17th Avenue, when authorities were t


Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha


First survey in the United States of the work of Marc Camille Chaimowicz opens at the Jewish Museum

NEW YORK, NY.-The Jewish Museum presents Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Your Place or Mine, the London-based artists first solo museum exhibition in the United States. This large-scale survey presents Chaimowiczs work in painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, installation, furniture, lighting, ceramics, t


Dad arrested after baby found alone on subway platform

Cops on Sunday arrested a man who left his 6-month-old baby daughter on a subway platform in the Upper East Side, authorities said. Police believe the dad may have been drunk, high or both. The infant was discovered alone in her stroller around 4:30 a.m. on the southbound No. 4/5/6-train platform in


Cops hunt masked creep who raped 12-year-old girl at knifepoint in her Brooklyn home

The incident took place in a home on Farragut Road near Remsen Ave. in Canarsie, Brooklyn, early on March 5.(Christian Mueller/Getty Images) A masked man armed with a knife raped a 12-year-old girl inside her Brooklyn home, police said Saturday. The sicko slipped inside the child's apartment on Fa


Hero ferry captain who evacuated hundreds from Manhattan on 9/11 dies aged 45 from cancer 'related to the terror attack'

Thomas Phelan, a former firefighter who evacuated hundreds of people from Lower Manhattan during the September 11 attacks, has died at the age of 45. The unsung hero, who worked as a ferry captain, died of cancer on Friday. Phelan's illness was believed to be related to his exposure to the toxic fu


UPDATE: Juveniles Arrested After Armed Robbery Spree in Maplewood, South Orange, Newark, Irvington

A robbery spree conducted by two juveniles who were armed with a gun that included towns in Essex County came to an end Friday afternoon in Irvington Township with officers placing the suspects under arrest. According to a preliminary statement released by Maplewood Police, their officers notified s


Want To Buy A Multi Family Home in Crown Heights Brooklyn

Ready to buy your first multifam real estate investment property in Crown Heights Brooklyn and don't know where to start. Currently there are 13 Multi family 2 - 4 family investment properties for sale in Crown Heights Brooklyn posted on the Brooklyn MLS prices ranges from $699,000 to $2,550,000


Ex-Jersey City cop sentenced to 18 months in prison for off-duty jobs scheme

A former Jersey City police officer was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in prison for his role in an off-duty jobs scheme that included paying bribes to get off-duty work he did not perform, federal authorities announced. Michael O'Leary, 35, of Jersey City, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. Di


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


Paterson police: Shooting probe leads to drug stash

PATERSON - Detectives looking for a shooting victim Thursday night ended up finding more than $25,000 worth of marijuana and ecstasy inside an apartment in the city's 4th Ward, police said. The detectives were heading toward a home on Fulton Street in search of a victim who was shot in nearby Montgo