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A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

New Jersey Cities Announce Partnership For Public Safety, Other Services

Three northern New Jersey mayors on Monday announced plans for a partnership between mayors around the state to improve public safety and reduce costs.

07/28/2014

Residents ran for their lives following a fiery crash near a gas station in Paterson. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents Run For Their Lives After Fiery Crash At Paterson Gas Station

It came out of nowhere! A car crashed and burst into flames near fuel pumps at a gas station in Paterson.

07/27/2014

A New York State Trooper guards Gilgo Beach on Long Island as authorities resume their search for bodies - Dec 5, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Police: N.J. Shooting Suspect Caught In Routine Traffic Stop In Orange County

A seemingly routine traffic stop in Orange County resulted in the arrest of a Paterson, New Jersey man wanted for attempted murder, New York State Police said.

07/19/2014

Jeffrey Ellerbee has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with the shooting death of a 12-year-old Paterson girl. (Credit: Passaic County prosecutor's Office)

Suspect In Shooting Death Of 12-Year-Old Paterson Girl Pleads Not Guilty

One of the men charged in the death of a 12-year-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in northern New Jersey has pleaded not guilty.

07/15/2014

The memorial service for Genesis Rincon, who was Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson and later died. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Family Says Final Goodbye To Paterson Girl Shot While Playing With Friends

A New Jersey family was preparing to say one last goodbye on Saturday, to a 12-year-old girl who was murdered while riding her scooter last week.

07/12/2014

Marshae Anthony, left, and Jeffrey Ellerbee (credit: Passaic County Prosecutor's Office)

Hundreds Mourn Death Of 12-Year-Old Paterson Girl Hit By Stray Bullet; 3 Charged

Two more suspects were charged Friday afternoon in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old girl, who was hit by a stray bullet while riding a scooter in Paterson, New Jersey.

07/11/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of 12-Year-Old Girl In Paterson

Genesis Rincon was shot in the head around 8:40 p.m. Saturday while riding her scooter on Rosa Parks Boulevard with two friends, police said.

07/09/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

Paterson Residents, Family Of 12-Year-Old Killed By Stray Bullet Call For Safer Streets

Hundreds of people gathered outside Paterson City Hall on Tuesday night to demand justice and safer streets after a 12-year-old girl was fatally shot by a stray bullet while riding her scooter.

07/08/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

Girl, 12, Taken Off Life Support After Being Struck By Stray Bullet In Paterson

Genesis Rincon was struck around 8:40 p.m. Saturday while riding her scooter on Rosa Parks Boulevard with two friends, police said.

07/07/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

12-Year-Old Girl Brain Dead After Being Struck By Stray Bullet In Paterson

A 12-year-old girl who was gunned down while riding a scooter with friends was on life support, on Sunday night.

07/06/2014

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Police Arrest Man After Alleged Multi-State Crime Spree Ends In Crash

One man allegedly kidnapped two women in Pennsylvania, tried to burn down a car dealership in New Jersey, and rammed Port Authority police vehicles in New York City.

06/06/2014

Some people arrested for heroin possession in a massive bust in New Jersey. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Hundreds Snared In Massive New Jersey Heroin Sweep

Prosecutors on Tuesday said 325 people, including more than 280 alleged users and 40 dealers, were snared during the eight-week operation that targeted Paterson-based drug operations.

06/03/2014

Paterson Potholes

Crews Far Behind In Fixing Winter Potholes In Paterson, N.J.

Winter may be long gone, but its effects still lingered in parts of New Jersey as June began – and drivers were feeling the pain.

06/02/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

N.J. Boys — Ages 6, 10 And 12 — Accused Of Attacking Cat That Later Died

Three young boys in Paterson, New Jersey have been charged with attacking and severely injuring a cat that later died.

05/28/2014

Paterson mayor-elect Jose "Joey" Torres' home was broken into on election night. (credit: Facebook/Jose Joey Torres

Paterson Mayor-Elect’s Home Burglarized On Election Night

Police are not sure if the burglars knew they were targeting Jose “Joey” Torres or whether the election night heist was just a coincidence.

05/15/2014

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