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Off-Duty Clifton Cop Arrested After Pa. Standoff

An off-duty Clifton, New Jersey police officer has been arrested on 13 counts of attempted homicide following a 10-hour standoff in which he opened fire with a high-powered rifle.

06/18/2012

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N.J. Brides-To-Be ‘Disgusted’ After ‘Bridals By Roma’ Suddenly Closes Its Doors

Dozens of people camped out behind the store in Clifton, New Jersey on Tuesday trying to get their gowns after being told the store is closing.

05/29/2012

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NJ History Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Having Sexual Relationship With Student

Prosecutors said 26-year-old Kristin Leone not only had sex with the male student at her home, but also engaged in sexual activity with the boy inside a Clifton high school classroom as he got extra-help.

05/15/2012

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Clifton High School Teacher Accused Of Having Sexual Relationship With Student

Investigators determined Kristin Leone, 26, who teaches history at Clifton High School, engaged in sexual conduct with the boy on at least two separate occasions.

05/09/2012

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Police: 2 Pedestrians Killed In Clifton Hit-And-Run

A witness saw the accident, but could provide little detail on the car, which quickly fled the scene.

03/17/2012

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Doo-Wop Record Store Closing In Clifton

“It’s sad. It’s tough but times have changed. The economy has hit us hard. I can no longer keep the store,” said owner Sandra Italiano.

03/01/2012

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Smash And Grab Burglars Hit Businesses In Bergen, Passaic Counties

Police are trying to determine if there’s a connection to a rash of smash and grab burglaries in three northern New Jersey towns.

01/23/2012

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Security Heightened At Clifton High School After Sexual Assaults

Two sexual assaults allegedly occurred in a stairwell at Clifton High School during school hours this month.

01/18/2012

'No Parking' sign outside Halloween house in Clifton, NJ on Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

City Posts ‘No Parking’ Signs At Popular Halloween House In Clifton

Police are cracking down this weekend in one Clifton neighborhood to keep out-of-towners from checking out a house that draws hundreds of visitors each year with its massive Halloween display.

10/28/2011

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Ohio Farmer Donates Pumpkins To Paterson Children

The aftermath of Hurricane Irene is still being felt in New Jersey, especially on pumpkin farms.

10/19/2011

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‘Scan It’ Shopping Device Helps Clifton Grocery Shoppers Save Time And Money

The new technology lets you get digital coupons, ring up your own items as you go and could even help you save money.

06/27/2011

A view of the Negro League Entrance Exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. (credit: Ezra O. Shaw/Allsport)

Negro League Star Frank Grant Finally Gets Tombstone In Clifton, NJ

One of the greatest black baseball players of the 1800s no longer lies in anonymity in a New Jersey cemetery. The Negro Leagues Grave Marker project has erected a marble headstone at Frank Grant’s grave in East Ridgelawn Cemetery in Clifton.

WFAN–06/15/2011

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Joseph Pallipurath Gets 2 Life Terms For Deadly 2008 Shooting At Clifton Church

There was anger and tears in a New Jersey courtroom Friday as the man convicted of going on a shooting spree in a Clifton church in 2008 was punished by the judge.

05/27/2011

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Lawsuit Filed By Clifton Eatery Embroiled In Hot Dog Fight

The owner of Rutt’s Hut, a well-known Clifton institution serving hot dogs for 83 years, is now boiling mad over another local restaurant that recently changed to a very similar-sounding name.

03/21/2011

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Chilling Confession Played For Jurors In Clifton Church Shooting

Jurors heard a chilling confession Friday in a deadly shooting rampage inside a church in Clifton, New Jersey.

03/18/2011

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