Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office

Substitute Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student In PatersonAccording to the prosecutor, 21-year-old Linda Hardan sexually assaulted a 16-year-old student from Manchester Regional High School, where Hardan works as a substitute teacher.
Paterson Father Denies Role In 2013 Death Of Infant SonThe 21-year-old Paterson resident pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, child endangerment and sexual assault during an initial court appearance on Thursday.
2 Accused Of Cutting Sprinklers In Paterson, N.J. Building That Burned For 5 DaysA 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.
One 13-Year-Old Boy Dead, One Hurt, After Dog Attack In Paterson, N.J.A 13-year-old boy was killed, and another teen was injured, in an attack by a dog Saturday in Paterson, N.J.
One Killed, Another Wounded In Pair Of North Jersey Police ShootingsA home invasion suspect allegedly armed with a knife was shot and killed by a northern New Jersey police officer who was trying to apprehend him.
Charges Filed In Murder Of Wayne HS Graduate Isaac RinasAuthorities say Casey Cole conspired with 24-year-old Bishma Cowan and 27-year-old Quashon Faircloth to set up Isaac Rinas, 18, for a robbery.
Police Dive Team Makes Gruesome Discovery In New Jersey ReservoirA police dive team just doing a drill ended up finding a car -- with human body parts inside – in a reservoir near West Milford, N.J.