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Passaic Man Sentenced to 23 Years in Kidnapping, Sexual Assault of Paterson Resident

February 16, 2017

PATERSON, N.J. - Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced Wednesday that Juan Cruz-Pena, 32 of Passaic to a combined term of 23 years in New Jersey State Prison for the Kidnapping, Aggravated Criminal Sexual Contact, and Aggravated Assault of (name withheld), 36 of Paterson.

Cruz-Pena acted with a codefendant who is is currently a fugitive with an outstanding ...

Police: Second Luring Incident Reported in Montclair in Less Than Two Weeks

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 10-year-old male reported an attempted luring incident to Montclair Police officials on Thursday, February 9. This is the second luring report within less than two weeks.

According to police officials, at approximately 5:00p.m. on Thursday, the 10-year-old male was walking on Harrison Avenue when he was approached by a male operating an older style, dark color ...

Paterson Man Sentenced to 28 Years for Plainfield Child Sex Assaults

PATERSON. N.J. - A Paterson man has been sentenced to 28 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13 in Plainfield for a period spanning two years, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Friday.

Javier Lopez, 29, of Paterson must serve at least 85 percent of a 19-year sentence for counts of first-degree aggravated assault and first-degree ...

What is a Sanctuary City and How Does it Affect Your Neighborhood

PATERSON, N.J. - This past week saw a slew of New Jersey mayors and elected officials sign orders upholding their sanctuary status, which has been met with a mixture of both optimism and skepticism. TAPinto Paterson takes a closer look of what "sanctuary city" actually means. 

What is a "sanctuary city"?

Sanctuary cities or counties, are areas where the ...

Public Officials, Clergy, and Citizens Come Together to March in Solidarity in Paterson

PATERSON, N.J.- Sunday, a crowd of about 500 people gathered at the Federal Building and marched to the Great Falls for the Interfaith March protesting Donald Trump’s Executive Order and in solidarity for those affected by it.

The idea came from Haledon Mayor Domenick Stampone reaching out to Prospect Park Mayor Mohamed T. Khairullah about doing something to show solidarity in the ...

600 Calls, Four Murdered On City Block Where Teenager Was Gunned Down

PATERSON, N.J. - A single block in Paterson where one teenager was gunned down, and another wounded over the weekend, is a known drug hot spot where 4 killings occurred in the last 18 months and over 600 calls in the last 3 years.

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Deputy Chief Troy Oswald announced on Sunday that at approximately 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, ...

Prospect Park Mayor Signs Executive Order Upholding Rights of Immigrants and Refugees

PROSPECT PARK, N.J.- At exactly 4:43 p.m today, Prospect Park Mayor, Mohamed T. Khairullah, signed an executive order to reassure residents that they will be protected from President Donald J. Trump’s executive order to ban green card and visa holders, along with refugees, regardless of any resident’s immigration status.  

Exactly a week ago, President Donald J. Trump signed ...

Prospect Park Mayor to Sign Executive Order Upholding Equal Protection Clause

Borough of Prospect Park

OFFICE OF MAYOR MOHAMED T. KHAIRULLAH

106 Brown Avenue

Prospect Park, NJ  07508

Phone (973) 790-7902

Fax (973) 790-0394

Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 2, 2017

Borough of Prospect Park MAYOR IS TO SIGN EXECUTIVE ORDER upholding equal protection clause of U.S. Constitution and reiterate municipalities anti-discrimination ...

Montclair Residents Fill Buses Bound for Women's March on Washington

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair and surrounding areas residents loaded onto buses during the wee hours of the morning on Saturday, Jan. 21 headed for Washington, DC.

Buses chartered by several organizations and individuals, including Montclair-based Blue WaveNJ left from the campus of Montclair High School at about 4:00 a.m. There was an air of excitement as ...

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Top Member of Ring That Supplied Large Amounts of Heroin in Paterson Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Charge of Operating Heroin Mill

February 10, 2017

Paterson, N.J. -  Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced that the top member of a heroin ring that supplied large quantities of heroin in Paterson pleaded guilty today to a first-degree charge of operating a heroin mill, and four co-defendants pleaded guilty to conspiracy and drug charges. The defendants were charged in an investigation by the New Jersey State Police.

Marino ...