Passaic

Passaic house, where a pit bull attacked an 82-year-old old woman (Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

82-Year-Old Woman Bitten, Injured By Pit Bull In Passaic, N.J.

A pit bull will be put down, after he bit and injured an 82-year-old woman in Passaic, N.J.

08/06/2013

Linebacker Ausar Walcott (L) of the Virginia Cavaliers runs after running back Dillon Baxter (R) of the USC Trojans. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Browns Cut Rookie Charged With Attempted Murder In N.J.

The Cleveland Browns have released a rookie who is charged with attempted murder for allegedly punching a man outside a club in northern New Jersey.

06/26/2013

Firefighters battle a 4-alarm fire on Gregory Avenue in Passaic, NJ on Friday, May 31, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Firefighters Brave 5 Alarms, Brutal Heat Battling Passaic Apartment Building Blaze

The fire broke out just before 9 a.m. Friday on the third floor of a building on Gregory Avenue. When firefighters arrived, residents were screaming for help from the windows and fire escapes, officials said.

05/31/2013

Garden State Parkway (file)

Passenger Killed In Crash On Garden State Parkway

Gail Webster, a 21-year-old Passaic resident who was sitting in the back seat, was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.

05/26/2013

The scene of a fire on Lafayette Avenue in Passaic (credit: Derricke Dennis/CBS 2)

2 Firefighters Injured In Passaic Blaze

It took firefighters more than three hours to bring the four-alarm fire at a rooming house on Lafayette Avenue under control Thursday night.

05/17/2013

Jerramiah Healy

Jersey City Mayor Healy Concedes Defeat To Challenger Fulop

Jersey City will have a new mayor, as challenger Steven Fulop defeated incumbent Mayor Jerramiah Healy Tuesday night.

05/14/2013

Passaic Officer Stabbed

Police Officer Stabbed, Suspect Shot In Passaic, N.J.

A police officer was reportedly stabbed Monday night in Passaic, N.J., by a suspect, who was later shot by officers.

04/22/2013

Pedro Quezada (credit: CBS 2)

NJ’s Powerball Winner Owes $29K In Child Support

The unpaid child support payments go back to 2009. It’s not known which of Pedro Quezada’s five children, who range in age from 5 to 23 years old, are covered under the payments.

03/28/2013

Pedro Quezada (credit: CBS 2)

Passaic $338M Powerball Winner: Money ‘Will Not Change My Heart’

Pedro Quezada appeared at New Jersey Lottery headquarters Tuesday afternoon.

03/26/2013

State lottery officials announce the winning $338M Powerball ticket was sold at a Passaic liquor store (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

N.J. Liquor Store: Owner Of Winning $338M Powerball Ticket Comes Forward

Late Monday afternoon 44-year-old Pedro Quezada walked into the Eagles Liquor in Passaic, N.J., and checked to see if he had the sole winning ticket for Saturday’s $338.3 million Powerball drawing.

03/25/2013

Gas Pump (file / credit: clipart.com)

Gas Prices Dip Below $3 At Some New Jersey Stations

Oil analyst Tom Kloza said that, on balance, we’ll see better prices next year, but the days of $1.39 a gallon gas are gone.

12/13/2012

Sink Spigot

Concerns Mount In N.J. Towns Over Elevated Lead Levels In Water

Exposure to lead can cause brain and kidney damage, so one can imagine the concern in four New Jersey towns where residents have been told they have elevated levels of lead in their drinking water.

12/12/2012

Catherine Collier (L), Joseph Currier (R) (credit: Handout | Personal Photo)

NJ Bus Driver Arrested After Fatally Striking Postal Worker

A candlelit memorial on a Passaic street now marks the spot where an accident took the life of 49-year-old Joseph Currier.

10/04/2012

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Clifton Schools Lower Passing Grade By Five Points

It used to be that you needed a 70 to pass at Clifton High School. Now it’s 65.

09/24/2012

Passaic Police Vehicle (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Passaic County Cities Get Grants For Public Safety

The city of Paterson got $135,000; Passaic got $57,000; and $18,000 went to Clifton.

07/13/2012

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