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The World Arrived at Our Doorstep

Eric and Philippa Kempson have helped thousands of Syrian Refugee in Lesvos, Greece since the migration began in 2015, and have recently have come under criticism from local Greeks for helping refugees. Video by Thomas E. Franklin

Bringing Buddy Back

Deep-brain stimulation procedure helps man with Parkinson improve his quality of life as he battles his illness. Video by Thomas E. Franklin

Jorge’s Journey

Quadrilateral amputee Jorge Dyksen defies the odds and inspires others while playing soccer for Manchester Regional High School in New Jersey. Video by Thomas E. Franklin

In Heroin's Grip: "The game has not changed, just the people"

Heroin dealing and addiction feeds the growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the cycle of violence and decay in the city of Paterson. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip: "I was on top of the world, now I’m in hell"

One longtime heroin user tells story of chronic addiction and living homeless in an abondonded structure in Paterson.

"In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip: "The silence is deafening"

A suburban family is torn apart by the unsolved murder of their son on n the streets of Paterson. "In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip: "I’ve learned so much from these streets"

A heroin addict begs for change from strangers to pay for his daily heroin habit on the streets of Paterson. "In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip: "We have the demand, they have the supply"

Law enforcement struggles with rising epidemic of heroin addiction. "In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip: "The heroin is killing all of us"

Heroin addicts struggle to escape the pull of addiction and homelessness.

"In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip: "The community has to believe in the police department"

Paterson Police's understaffed narcotics division tries to combat risibg epidemic of heroin addiction and gun violence assocaited with the drug trade.

"In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip: "Even the buildings that you think you own, you don’t own"

A real estate develop struggles to maintain control of his properties in Paterson's roughest neighbors, the 4th Ward. "In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip: "We need to change this"

"In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

In Heroin's Grip trailer

Trailer video for In Heroin's Grip series.

"In Heroin's Grip": Growing addiction in North Jersey suburbs feeds the city of Paterson's cycle of violence and decay. See special report: northjersey.com/heroinreport

Transgender vet

A soldier changes gender: From Edward to Jennifer, with stops in Gitmo, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Rising from the Ashes

On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, five stories irrevocably linked by the terrorist attacks. With Mike Kelly and Michael Karas for NorthJersey.com

10th Anniversary of 9/11: Newfound Friends

On Sept. 11, 2001, the small town of Gander, Newfoundland, provided safe harbor for 6,800 stranded passengers.

Witness to History

The photographers of 9/11 retell the story of the terrorist attacks through images and words.

Remembering September 11th and the flagriasing image

by Thomas E. Franklin

Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee

A documentary look at The Record's coverage of the George Washington Bridge scandal. Video by Thomas E. Franklin, The Record (Bergen County, N.J.)

Murder and No Mercy

50-years after the murder of two Lodi, NJ policemen in the the notorious Angel Lounge shootings of 1963, grief remains for the family of the victims, as killer tries to turn page.

Final Salute

New Jersey community pays final respects to fallen Army Spc. Jonathan Batista, killed fighting in Afghanistan.

Facing foreclosure

Man in bankruptcy struggles to keep his house as he cares for his ailing wife

Super Storm Damage

Residents of Moonachie , NJ rebound after devastating flood caused by Hurricane Sandy.

Day of Rememberance

The city of Clifton, NJ remembers its war dead in a special way on Memorial Day.

Toxic Legacy; 5-years Later (PART 1 OF 3)

(PART 1 OF 3) Documentary outlining how hazardous waste from Ford's former Mahwah auto plant is wreaking havoc on the environment, and the plight of the Ramapough Mountain Indian tribe -decades after the plant closed.

Toxic Legacy; The Cleanup (PART 2 OF 3)

(PART 2 OF 3) Documentary outlining how hazardous waste from Ford's former Mahwah auto plant is wreaking havoc on the environment, and the plight of the Ramapough Mountain Indian tribe -decades after the plant closed.

Toxic Legacy; The Settlement (PART 3 OF 3)

(PART 3 OF 3) Documentary outlining how hazardous waste from Ford's former Mahwah auto plant is wreaking havoc on the environment, and the plight of the Ramapough Mountain Indian tribe -decades after the plant closed.