The raging fire started Tuesday night on Hamilton Avenue. Flames and thick smoke could be seen shooting out of the homes.
The break-in happened sometime Sunday into Monday, with the thief or thieves hitting the poor box as well as the donation box at their shrine of St. Jude.
A woman and two young children jumped from a second floor window to escape a four-alarm fire that ripped through several homes in Paterson, displacing dozens of residents.
Authorities have suspended a Paterson police officer after they say he left the scene of an accident that killed a pedestrian.
A man was struck and injured in a hit-and-run Tuesday night in Paterson, New Jersey.
Trevor Sanders, 56, was arrested at East Side High School.
A gunman and an accomplice pushed their way into a home on Governor Street in the 4th Ward in Paterson Tuesday night, police said.
The teen was shot and seriously wounded while sitting in the passenger seat of a car.
“As soon as I walked in there that’s when the entire mountain collapsed and it sounded like a plane hitting a mountain — that’s what it sounded like. The entire ground shook.”
The 17-year-old victim, of Clifton, suffered a gunshot wound to her back.
Armoni Sexton was a top scorer and rebounder at the Paterson Charter School for Science for Science and Technology.
A funeral service will be held Monday for the Paterson, New Jersey high school basketball star killed in a drive-by shooting.
Prosecutors announced Saturday that 20-year-old Hasmeek Coles, of Paterson, was taken into custody.
New Jersey’s three largest cities have teamed up to buy body cameras for their police officers to wear.
Gregory Oliver, 20, is charged with murder, three counts of attempted murder and weapons possession in the death of 15-year-old Armoni Sexton.