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A Paterson man faces up to 10 years in prison after being convicted Wednesday of fleeing from the scene of a car crash that killed two pedestrians in Clifton two years ago.
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PATERSON - A city man was arrested Wednesday on child pornography charges after a month-long investigation by Passaic County Sheriff's Office detectives, authorities said.
6 hrs ago | The Item
The state Board of Public Utilities Wednesday unanimously approved a settlement that modifies some of the commitments that Verizon New Jersey Inc. made 21 years ago to roll out high-speed Internet service throughout the state - dealing a blow to some rural areas.
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About 30 volunteers descended on the Great Falls in Paterson as part of an annual event to help clean up the Passaic River and surrounding park land.
15 hrs ago | Patch.com
His legend shall live on longer than that of fighters more skilled than he, if for no other reason than Bob Dylan wrote one of his more popular songs about him, and also for the fact that the Rubin "Hurricane" Carter case is boxings' JFK assassination, destined to be debated long after the principals involved exit their life stage on earth.
Known on the streets as "Power U," 40-year-old Frederick Hall was shot and killed on Nov. 2, 2012 in a crime-infested 4th Ward neighborhood.
City officials have imposed a 30-day shutdown on the Dubai Lounge after inspectors this weekend found indoor hookah smoking at the South Paterson restaurant for the third time in three visits.
Hollywood packages many of its biographical movies in such a manner, but my experiences in covering the controversial aftermath of a 1999 flick, The Hurricane, about the life and times of incarcerated former middleweight contender Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, taught me that separating truth from fiction is frequently a matter of individual perception.
As the May 13th election for Paterson officials nears, I've noticed a gross implication that Paterson public officials should be political insiders and that perhaps as a mere Patersonian resident myself, I shouldn't even be running for the Council-At-Large position.
"This is a good one. Are you a teddy bear?" said Fannie Laurita, a volunteer at Second Chance Pet Adoption League, as she held her phone to take photos of it at the Paterson animal shelter on Monday afternoon.
Heading into the homestretch of the city's mayoral election, Andre Sayegh has more money left to spend on his campaign than do any of his seven competitors, according to finance reports released on Monday.
Six Passaic County residents have been charged in connection with a staged-automobile accident scheme that defrauded two insurance companies of more than $78,000, the state attorney general said in a news release.
A 52-year-old Paterson man has been charged with burglary, theft, drug paraphernalia and hypodermic needle possession in connection with a string of car burglaries in Fair Lawn early Sunday morning, authorities said.
The vacant lot at 297 Palisade Ave. should be a beehive of activity, with construction workers making up for lost time after a long winter.