Passaic County

In an alleged international cellphone insurance scam, packages with phones are being sent to the addresses of strangers in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Phone Insurance Scammers Send Packages To Unsuspecting N.J. Residents

People in several New Jersey towns in Bergen and Passaic counties have been warned to be on the lookout for suspicious deliveries.

04/03/2015

Four of five students accused in an alleged sex assault at William Paterson University are pictured at their arraignment on Dec. 2, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 William Paterson University Students Involved In Dismissed Sexual Assault Case Take School To Court

A lawyer for Garrett Collick, of Paterson, Noah Williams, of Camden, and Collick’s mother filed a tort claim against the university, its president, public safety director and others.

02/06/2015

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Bergen, Passaic County Towns Conserving Salt Due To Morton Shortage

Clearing roads and walks is going to be a whole lot harder for some towns in New Jersey because all the snow is taking a toll and salt supplies are running low.

02/04/2015

A woman was killed early Thursday, Nov. 27, in a crash on Route 287 in Wanaque, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Killed In Crash On Route 287 In Wanaque, New Jersey

One person was killed Thursday morning in a crash on Route 287 in Passaic County, New Jersey.

11/27/2014

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Officials: Bear That Killed Rutgers Student In Passaic County Wasn’t Rabid

A bear that attacked and killed a Rutgers University student in Passaic County did not have rabies, New Jersey state wildlife officials said Tuesday.

10/07/2014

A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

2 More Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In New Jersey

Health officials say two more New Jersey children have confirmed cases of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.

09/30/2014

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Paterson Father Denies Role In 2013 Death Of Infant Son

The 21-year-old Paterson resident pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, child endangerment and sexual assault during an initial court appearance on Thursday.

08/21/2014

Eriberto Carrero (credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Passaic Recreation Director Arrested In Alleged Pay-To-Play Scheme

Eriberto Carrero, 54, was arrested Friday and charged with extortion, theft and official misconduct.

08/01/2014

Residents in Passaic County are asking local and state governments to investigate a printing company they believe is responsible for a foul odor. (Photo: CBS 2)

Residents About To Blow Their Stacks Over Foul Smell In Passaic County

Residents in one Garden State neighborhood are furious over fumes. They say nauseating emissions from a nearby printing company are ruining their quality of life.

07/21/2014

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Dog Needs New Family After Being Rescued From Ravine In New Jersey

Firefighters rushed to the the aid of a stranded dog, and they were able to pull her to safety. And now after a shave and some tender loving care, she is hoping to be rescued again.

03/26/2014

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Two Children Rescued After Apparent Hostage Situation In Bloomingdale, NJ

A SWAT team rushed into a home in Passaic County in New Jersey Tuesday morning after a report that a mother was holding her two children hostage.

03/25/2014

Camden, N.J., Battles Crime And Poverty In Effort To Revitalize Community

Study: A Quarter Of New Jersey Residents Live In Poverty

Twenty-five percent of New Jerseyans are living in poverty, according to a new study.

09/08/2013

Paterson Police Car (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Man Sentenced In Rape Of His Own Daughter

A New Jersey man already in prison for sexually assaulting one of his daughters has been sentenced to an additional 50 years for raping one of her siblings.

07/27/2013

Police on the scene of an apparent homicide in Little Falls, NJ on Monday, July 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Man Arrested On First-Degree Murder Charge For Little Falls Stabbing Death

One person is dead and a suspect is in custody after a tense standoff with police overnight in Little Falls.

07/15/2013

Casey Cole (Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Shooting Of NJ High School Student Due In Court

Casey Cole is held on $2 million bail, charged with felony murder, robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.

07/01/2013

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