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Urban Mayors Roundtable at Rutgers-Newark University on Sept. 10, 2014. (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Newark, Jersey City And Paterson Mayors Hear From Experts On Crime Reduction

The mayors of some of New Jersey’s most crime-plagued cities are hearing from academics and law enforcement experts on new ways to help reduce violent crime.

09/10/2014

An extra-alarm fire destroyed the Central Baptist Church in Paterson, New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 27. (Credit: CBS 2)

Paterson Church Burned To Ground Works To Rebuild

About 40 people were inside Central Baptist Church for bible study the night of the fire and say before they saw smoke or flames, they smelled trouble.

08/28/2014

An extra-alarm fire destroyed the Central Baptist Church in Paterson, New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 27. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Destroys Church In Paterson, New Jersey

An extra-alarm fire Wednesday night destroyed a church in Paterson, New Jersey.

08/27/2014

These two dogs were found abandoned in Eastside Park in Paterson, N.J. on Monday, Aug. 25. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Malnourished Dogs Found Abandoned In Paterson, N.J.

There was hope Monday night for two malnourished dogs found abandoned in a park in Paterson, New Jersey.

08/25/2014

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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

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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

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Fire Destroys Two Homes In Paterson

The fire began at around 4 a.m. in a home on Hillman Street and then quickly spread to an adjacent home.

08/08/2014

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

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