School board member Nakima Redmon’s mother was arrested on Friday for allegedly stealing food stamp benefits from five low-income families. Her mother, Carol Austin, 61, who works as a clerk at the Passaic County Board of Social Services, is accused of unauthorized use of five Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards, according to authorities.
Detectives arrested a second suspect on Tuesday morning in the killing of a 16-year-old boy at an Auburn Street crackhouse.
A city man was arrested on Monday evening for allegedly killing a teen and wounding a man on Montgomery Street, according to police.
After removing the 2.8-percent property tax increase, state-appointed district superintendent Donnie Evans’ secured the school board’s approval of his 2017-18 budget on Monday night.
The owner of a dumping site on Summer and Keen Streets appeared in front of a judge at the Clifton Municipal Court on Monday morning to answer for 14 summonses issued by city inspectors.
A single-alarm fire at a vacant 17th Avenue house was extinguished early Monday morning, according to deputy fire chief Pablo Del Valle.
Two city men were wounded in an early Monday morning shooting on North Main Street, according to police.