Heroin Mill Busted in Paterson as Authorities Battle "Agent of Death in Our Communities"

October 13, 2016

PATERSON, N.J. - The discovery by police of a "heroin mill" in Paterson resulted in the indictment of six people, including five from the city, on several first-degree crimes that carry sentences of up to 20 years in prison, authorities said today. 

State Attorney General Christopher Porrino, in announcing the indictments, said the ...

Investigation Under Way into Paterson House Explosion

PATERSON, N.J. - Police, fire and utility company personnel are conducting an investigation into a Tuesday morning explosion that destroyed two Paterson houses and damaged others, according to reports.

According to reports, authorities believe no residents were injured or killed in the incident, possibly caused by a gas leak. It was reported that several Paterson firefighters sustained ...

$2.8 Million Grant Announced for More Paterson Cops

PATERSON, N.J. – Paterson, reeling from a late-summer rash of shootings, many fatal, is on track to get 15 new police officers funded largely by a $2.82 federal grant, officials said Monday.

The plan was announced by U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-9th Dist.) and U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Cory Booker (D-NJ). They said the money will come from the U.S. Department of ...

Another Paterson Shooting Death as One is Solved, say Police

PATERSON, N.J. - A 29-year-old city man was shot to death Friday night and police are asking the public for assistance in finding his killer. 

The man, Cosmeik Gee, died from multiple gunshot wounds, said Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Paterson Police Chief William Fraher. They said Gee was shot in the area of 12th Ave. and East 23rd St. The incident took ...

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