Passaic County

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Passaic Man Sentenced In Fatal Metal Pipe Beating

Twenty-eight-year-old Jose Maldonado-Rodriguez of Passaic must serve 85 percent of the term imposed Friday before he becomes eligible for parole.

01/21/2012

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Rash Of Violent Break-Ins In Northern N.J. Targeting Jewelry, Cash

Dozens of burglaries across Bergen and Passaic counties have residents on edge. The break-ins are violent. Burglars are smashing sliding glass doors and quickly walking off with jewelry and cash.

01/19/2012

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New Jersey Congressman May Consider Primary Run Against Fellow Democrat

Congressional redistricting is shaking up the political scene in New Jersey.

12/27/2011

Pascack Valley Hospital Building - Westwood, NJ - Nov 30, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

Pascack Valley Hospital Closer To Reopening

The reopening of a North Jersey hospital is one step closer to reality. The state health planning board has approved Hackensack University Medical Center’s plan to reopen the old Pascack Valley Hospital as a 128-bed facility.

11/30/2011

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NJ District Upholds HS Football Players Suspensions

Nine members of a northern New Jersey high school football team will be sidelined when their teammates play for a state sectional title next month.

WFAN–11/25/2011

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Car Thefts Plague Bergen County; Residents Advised To Lock Vehicles

Police said organized gangs of thieves have been snatching expensive electronics from unlocked cars and in other instances stealing luxury vehicles.

10/03/2011

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Major Child Porn Bust Made In Passaic County

Authorities have arrested 14 suspects ranging in age from 16 to 52-years-old in a major child pornography bust in New Jersey.

09/27/2011

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For Many In New Jersey, Floodwaters From Irene Are Giving Way To Huge Piles Of Trash

At last able to get back to their possessions, many in the Garden State are finding them hopelessly destroyed by the flood.

09/02/2011

A bridge is flooded in downtown Paterson on Sep. 1, 2011, NJ days after Irene has passed. (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Residents Fret About Toxic Floodwaters Left By Irene

Officials are advising people to stay out of the water. They’re concerned not just about oil and raw sewage, but also chemicals.

09/01/2011

Rescue workers search for people on August 30, 2011 in Paterson, NJ. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Paterson Sunday As Flooding Woes Continue

Flooding continues to be a major problem in Paterson, where several streets turned into rushing rivers as the water churned over corners and down roads.

08/31/2011

Hinchliffe Stadium - Paterson, NJ (file / credit: Friends of Hinchliffe Stadium)

Paterson’s Hinchliffe Stadium Among NJ Sites Getting Money For Restoration

More than $10 million in state funds were cleared Monday to protect New Jersey’s historical assets, including President Grover Cleveland’s birthplace.

08/16/2011

Morris County, NJ (file / credit: Morris County Tourism Bureau)

Morris County Tops Quality Of Life List In New Jersey Survey

The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.

08/02/2011

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1 Injured When Small Plane Crashes In West Milford

Federal aviation officials say one person was injured when a small plane crashed Saturday afternoon while trying to land at a northern New Jersey airport.

07/09/2011

New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow and Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes announce arrests in Paterson drug sweep (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Authorities Take Down Major Paterson Drug Distribution Network

New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow says a yearlong investigation into gang activity in Paterson has resulted in more than 170 arrests.

06/23/2011

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Stories From Main Street: North Haledon, NJ

One man who ended his career in Bergen County has ended up starting another one with his wife in Passaic County.

06/13/2011

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