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“What do you think this is?” my husband asked me, pointing to his elbow. “That is your elbow,” I stated matter-of-factly. “No, these red spots,” he ...

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Boy Scout Troop 368 Holds Inaugural Duct Tape Boat Race

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Boy Scouts from Troop 368 participated in the inaugural year of the Duct Tape Boat Races earlier this month. The boat races were held at the Berkeley Heights Community ...

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Police Arrest Benjamin Jackson for Oct. 4 Shooting Incident

By THEALTERNATIVEPRESS.COM STAFF

October 17, 2013 at 12:02 PM

PATERSON, NJ - Police have arrested Benjamin Jackson, 23, of Paterson in connection with the Oct. 4 shooting of a 33-year-old city man on Main and Goshen streets.

According to Lt. Patrick Murray, Jackson was arrested Tuesday morning for the shooting, which left the victim with a gunshot wound in his buttocks. Jackson has been charged with attempted murder and other weapons offenses and is being held in Passaic County Jail.

"The motive in this incident appears to be an ongoing altercation," Murray said. "A handgun believed to be used in this incident was also recovered by the investigating Detectives. The weapon will be submitted to the Ballistics Lab for testing."

Detectives Dave Tanis and Francisco Brito conducted the investigation leading to Jackson's arrest.

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