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Paterson City, N.J. A cooperative investigation headed by the New Jersey State Police led to the dismantling of two homes operating as heroin mills, and the seizure of guns, ammunition, and drugs valued at $116,400.
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The New York Police Department is disbanding its Demographics Unit, better known as the covert surveillance squad that tracked Muslim communities across New York and New Jersey.
CLIFTON - A homeless man who often hung out at a Clifton shopping center was seen by many as easy-going and non-threatening.
A Paterson man ran over two pedestrians in Clifton two years ago and left the victims sprawled on the roadway without stopping to check if they were still alive, an assistant Passaic County prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.
The city is trying to force mayoral candidate Aslon Goow Sr. to pay more than $500,000 to cover the legal fees Paterson incurred defending municipal officials against the former councilman's unsuccessful federal lawsuit.
Most political insiders consider Haytham Younes a long shot to win one of the three seats up for grabs in the at-large city council race.
A 24-year-old city man died in a shooting after midnight Tuesday near a parking lot at Rosa Parks Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue.
Detectives investigating a Northside shooting that happened earlier this month came upon video footage that led to the arrest over the weekend of a 16-year-old accused of firing a handgun in a separate incident.
State officials have given their blessing to the city's new contracts for employee health benefits, crediting a reform measure enacted three years ago for producing more than $2.1 million million in savings.
A homeless man is accused of fatally stabbing one man and leaving a second in serious condition in a Clifton shopping center parking lot Monday morning, authorities said.
In a show of pride, Paterson officials last month staged a press conference outside City Hall to unveil the seven new street sweepers the city had purchased for $1.3 million.
Deborah Smith cutting food for her daughter, Keisha Smith, 43, at home in Paterson.
Members of Norman S. Weir Chorus perform at the start of the celebration of the 129th anniversary of the Paterson Library on the steps of the library in Paterson.
Sheriff Richard Berdnik said detectives seized hundreds of packets of the drug - the haul has a street value of $4,000 - concluding a two-week investigation called "Operation May," named for the May Street apartment that had been used by the distributors.