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Donor Family Returns to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center to Give Thanks

May 27, 2015

PATERSON, NJ - After six-week old Melissa Bena was fatally injured in an auto accident in March of 2013, her parents made the decision to donate her organs to others in need.  Baby ...

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Mountain Park Elementary School Second Graders Become Geologists For the Day

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Mountain Park second graders transformed into geologists! How? Linda Dressler of High Touch High Tech visited the school on Wednesday and led the ...

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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.