Passaic County

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

Cathy Ann DeBono (credit: NJ State Police)

ME: Body Found In N.J. Reservoir Is That Of Missing Oakland Woman

A West Milford police dive team doing a routine practice drill found her body inside a 2004 Toyota Camry at the bottom of the Monksville Reservoir in Passaic County around 3 p.m. Wednesday.

06/14/2013

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