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1 hr ago | TheAlternativePress.com
Paterson police on Saturday caught murder suspect Kamal "Rico" Edge after an armed footchase in the city, bringing to an end a nearly six-month manhunt for the suspect in a two-day shooting spree that left one city woman dead and several others injured in June.
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4 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
The 55-year-old city native moved back to the Silk City from Paramus nearly four years ago, when he bought a Gothic-Tudor-style house on East Park Drive that was built in 1926 for Paterson Mayor John Hinchliffe.
Seems nearly every time you turn around, some election controversy is brewing in Passaic County .
PATERSON Paterson Police Officer Claude Mineo lunged and caught a fleeing murder suspect Saturday afternoon as the 21-year-old fugitive pulled a loaded handgun from his waistband when he was trapped behind some homes along Governor Street, authorities said.
Officials tell The Record that the body was found around 1 p.m. Friday and that a medical examiner has been called to conduct an autopsy.
New Jersey's high school graduation rate inched up to 87.5 percent last spring, up one percentage point from the year before, state data showed Wednesday.
CLIFTON - Police have identified the man who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident as he crossed Lexington and Mahar avenues last month as Clifton resident Ivan Hocko, 77. Police are still looking for the driver of a "red four-door sedan" who left the scene after striking Hocko on Nov. 22 at 8:24 p.m. Anyone with information about the ... (more)
PATERSON The state has mandated changes in the city's preliminary 2014 budget, reducing the maximum amount of property taxes that municipal government will be allowed to collect this year, Paterson officials disclosed on Tuesday night.
Newark is being called out by the state for instances of questionable spending in its payroll, timekeeping, and operating practices.
A Paterson robbery suspect forced his victim at gunpoint to drive to the a bank several miles away to get money from the bank's ATM machine.
Segundo Garcia, 38, of Prospect Park, aka "A AoeMoreno,"A A admitted today to leading a Paterson heroin network and pleaded guilty to first-degree possession of heroin with intent to distribute, state authorities said.
PATERSON City education officials are revamping the science curriculum in Paterson 's public schools as part of an effort to boost students' lagging test scores in that area.
The American Theater Group will present a one-night only concert performance featuring songs from VERY VERY, the brand new electric adaptation of Shakespeare's classic comedy "As You Like It" reimagined as a contemporary rock concert on December 9, 2013 at 8:00 pm at Union County Performing Arts Center's Hamilton Stage.