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A homeless man who was a staple for many years at the Richfield Shopping Center in Clifton pleaded not guilty Thursday to fatally stabbing a shopper and wounding another man there this week.
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The Passaic Valley Water Commission has responded to public pressure and will consider an alternative site for the construction of two giant water tanks that could save a historic Paterson reservoir from being drained.
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April 29 will mark the 104th anniversary of the death of Chief Charles L. Schmidt, the first Carlstadt Police Chief and only Carlstadt police officer to be killed in the line of duty.
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During the past several years, the City Council and Mayor Jeffery Jones have had repeated disputes over the different powers vested in the two separate branches of government.
She was born July 4, 1923, to William N. and Gladys V. Neff in Abingdon, Va. She married Robert Paterson on Sept.
The shadows of volunteers Luis Varela, left, and Marco Murakami are seen on the ground as they paint over graffiti on the walls of Hinchliffe Stadium, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Paterson, N.J. .
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.
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.