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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sleepy Hollow Declares Snow Emergency Wednesday

SLEEPY HOLLOW, NY - The Village of Sleepy Hollow declared a snow emergency that began at midnight Tuesday, March 20. Residents are advised to check the snow emergency parking signage on your streets and park accordingly. Residents can also refer to the town code here.If you lose power please contact

PATCH - 2018-03-21 16:18:20

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

Woman who suffocated Bronx grandmother with plastic bag during robbery gets 25 years to life

Sparkle Daniel is pictured being led from Bronx Boro Detective Command shortly after her arrest on suspicion of murdering Nellie Hocutt.(Danny Iudici/for New York Daily News) A woman who suffocated a Bronx grandmother with a plastic bag after tormenting her finally faced justice Tuesday - 15 years

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-21 05:28:21

Teen charged after family dispute

STONY POINT - Police in Stony Point charged a 17-year-old male with criminal mischief as a felony after an argument with his father led to his puncturing several walls with a knife and punching holes in the walls in the family's Route 210 home. The incident on Sunday afternoon, March 18 resulted in

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-21 10:47:01

Yonkers Man Arraigned on 91 Counts Stemming from Violating Orders of Protection

Talib Waters WHITE PLAINS - Talib Waters of Yonkers has been arraigned on 91 counts, among them one count of Bribing a Witness, six counts of Criminal Contempt in the First Degree, 42 counts of Aggravated Family Offense and 42 counts of Criminal Contempt in the Second Degree stemming from violations


Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca


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


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


Police searching for man accused of shooting livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx

SOUNDVIEW, the Bronx - Police released surveillance footage Monday of the man wanted for shooting a livery cab driver multiple times in the Bronx. Driver Jeffrey Cisnero Camacho, 26, was flagged down by a man while he was driving home on Saturday, March 17, according New York State Federation of Tax


MTA worker dies; subway service disrupted in New York City

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota discusses what led to the deterioration of the NYC subway system during a presentation in Manhattan on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (Video Courtesy: MTA) Jon Campbell / Albany Bureau Subway service has been disrupted in New York City after an MTA worker died on the job today. A


Hit and run in the Bronx kills pedestrian

Police are investigating a hit and run that killed a pedestrian in the Bronx. A man was struck by a car just after 5 a.m. Monday at 181st Street and Third Avenue in Belmont. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. Police say the driver got out of his vehicle and ran away from the scene.