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Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)

Man Faces Murder Charge In Ex-Girlfriend’s Shooting Death

Murder charges have been filed against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend to death at her home.

09/10/2014

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Suit Filed By Family Of Mentally Ill Man Shot Dead By Paterson Police

The family of a 39-year-old mentally ill man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Paterson, nearly two years after the man was shot and killed by a Paterson police officer.

08/20/2014

Still shot of surveillance video obtained by the Star-Ledger allegedly showing police brutality in Paterson, N.J. from Sept. 3, 2011. (credit: NJ.com)

Surveillance Video Captures Alleged Paterson, N.J. Police Brutality

A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Newark claims Alexis Aponte and Miguel Rivera of Prospect Park were both beaten while handcuffed and lying on the ground. Aponte was a passenger in a truck driven by Rivera when police stopped them.

07/01/2013