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RUBIN "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76. Carter spent 19 years in prison for three murders at a tavern in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1966.
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Fair Lawn Fire Chief Chris Hoitsma overlooks his firefighters as they battle the blaze from the backyard of buildings on Totawa Avenue.
10 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
A drug raid at a Paterson, N.J. home unexpectedly uncovered evidence of a large pit bull dog-fighting ring that apparently was being run out of the residence.
In association with the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and the Partnership2gether Program , the exhibit contains artwork from more than 40 northern New Jersey Jewish artists.
Detectives found a blood-soaked carpet and red-stained walls during a drug raid Friday at a 4th Ward home, evidence authorities said of a large dog-fighting ring that led to the rescue of nearly two dozen animals.
These deeds for $10,000 and more were filed in the Broome County Clerk's office from March 31 to April 4. Chrysa M Linsky and Estate of Michael A Gallo Jr sold 1 Jay St. for $30,000 to Francisco Matesanz.
One painting, entitled "In The Park," depicts a pastoral, tree-lined landscape, accentuated by a reflective pond.
The 53-year-old resident of the Paterson YMCA was running down the Grand Street steps of Eva's Village late Thursday morning at the same time Passaic County Sheriff's Officer Kevin Niethe was driving by on his way to the department's Grand Street garage, said Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
Former mayor Jose "Joey" Torres said he would retake control of Hinchliffe Stadium from the city school district if he wins next month's election.
Former councilman Aslon Goow Sr. said he believed political motivations were behind recent federal court filings that refer to a decades-old criminal conviction for burglary, a record that Goow successfully had expunged.
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.
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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