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Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

12-Year-Old Girl Brain Dead After Being Struck By Stray Bullet In Paterson

A 12-year-old girl who was gunned down while riding a scooter with friends was on life support, on Sunday night.

07/06/2014

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Police Arrest Man After Alleged Multi-State Crime Spree Ends In Crash

One man allegedly kidnapped two women in Pennsylvania, tried to burn down a car dealership in New Jersey, and rammed Port Authority police vehicles in New York City.

06/06/2014

Some people arrested for heroin possession in a massive bust in New Jersey. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Snared In Massive New Jersey Heroin Sweep

Prosecutors on Tuesday said 325 people, including more than 280 alleged users and 40 dealers, were snared during the eight-week operation that targeted Paterson-based drug operations.

06/03/2014

Paterson Potholes

Crews Far Behind In Fixing Winter Potholes In Paterson, N.J.

Winter may be long gone, but its effects still lingered in parts of New Jersey as June began – and drivers were feeling the pain.

06/02/2014

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N.J. Boys — Ages 6, 10 And 12 — Accused Of Attacking Cat That Later Died

Three young boys in Paterson, New Jersey have been charged with attacking and severely injuring a cat that later died.

05/28/2014

Paterson mayor-elect Jose "Joey" Torres' home was broken into on election night. (credit: Facebook/Jose Joey Torres

Paterson Mayor-Elect’s Home Burglarized On Election Night

Police are not sure if the burglars knew they were targeting Jose “Joey” Torres or whether the election night heist was just a coincidence.

05/15/2014

Mark Leonardis, Mario Lora

2 Accused Of Cutting Sprinklers In Paterson, N.J. Building That Burned For 5 Days

A building owner and employee were charged Monday, after prosecutors alleged the sprinklers were cut in a Paterson, N.J. building where a fire burned for five days in February.

04/28/2014

Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)

Two Killed, Two Injured When Car Strikes Pole In Paterson

The driver and front-seat passenger were killed and two others were rushed to the hospital, police said. One passenger was in critical condition and another was in serious condition, on Saturday.

04/26/2014

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Woman Killed In Carlstadt Fire, Paterson Blaze Destroys Three Buildings

Authorities are investigating a fatal blaze in Carlstadt, and in Paterson a fire destroyed three buildings and left a dozen people homeless.

04/20/2014

Pit Bull

Police: Dog-Fighting Ring Uncovered At Paterson Home; 21 Dogs Rescued

Police say they discovered a dog-fighting ring at a Paterson, N.J. while they carried out a drug raid at the residence.

04/19/2014

'Clover' will begin a new life with a Little Falls family. She will also have a new name, 'Easter'. (Credit: CBS 2)

Little Falls Family Gives Neglected Dog A New Home And A Second Shot At Life

Dozens of emergency responders came to the rescue of the pop who was named ‘clover’ by firefighters. On Sunday, 4-year-old Clover met her forever family the DiFalcos of Little Falls.

04/06/2014

Paterson Fire

Fire Rips Through House In Crowded Paterson, N.J. Neighborhood

Flames ripped violently through the roof of a house in Paterson, N.J. Monday evening, as an extra-alarm fire raged.

03/31/2014

Bobby Singletary (Credit: Attorney General John J. Hoffman's office)

Former New Jersey Corrections Officer Gets 7 Years For Smuggling Drugs

Bobby Singletary, of Paterson, N.J., was sentenced to seven years in prison, including five years of parole ineligibility, Attorney General John J. Hoffman’s office said.

03/28/2014

Multiple fires broke out in Paterson, N.J. on Wednesday, March 26, as high winds spread sparks. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Displaced After High Winds Spread Fire In Paterson

The fire, which left more than three dozen people homeless, appears to have started on the ground level of an apartment building.

03/27/2014

Paterson, N.J. Fire

Wind Spreads Raging Fire To 4 Different Places In Paterson, N.J.

Buildings were destroyed, and dozens of people were evacuated, as one extra-alarm fire in Paterson, N.J. turned into four different fires thanks to whipping winds.

03/26/2014

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