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12 min ago | News12.com
A brand new Newark city jail facility, paid for by taxpayers, is apparently not going to open.
1 hr ago | The Item
A vice principal hired at top salary a year ago as part of a team that was supposed to put an end to the ongoing problems at School 6 was fired on Friday, city education officials confirmed.
2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
NEWARK - A Newark man has pleaded guilty to setting a pickup truck on fire on New Year's Eve 2012, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office announced today.
5 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
City law enforcement officials announced today that they would be working with police from Jersey City and Newark to create a regional Cease-Fire task force to combat the violence plaguing New Jersey's urban areas.
6 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Rasul McNeil-Thomas, pictured right in this June 2011 file photo, is awaiting trial on murder and related charges in the May 2011 fatal shooting of off-duty Newark police officer William Johnson.
7 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
Moses Valez, 32, of Newark is charged with aggravated assault, aggravated assault by pointing a firearm, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and certain persons not to have a firearm, after he allegedly fired three shots at another vehicle from his Ford Taurus on July 24 at Little and Main streets in Belleville.
10 hrs ago | NJ.com
Peter Genovese has been eating hot dogs since, well, since he had hair. Shown here in a 1990 photo, Genovese takes a bite out of a Texas weiner.
When the U.S. Justice Department issued a damning report last week about civil-rights abuses by the Newark Police Department, Sen. Cory Booker - who served as the high-profile mayor of the city while the abuses were piling up - said the federal involvement was a positive step.
Comedian Joe Piscopo at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J., on June 5, 2011.
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Essex Fells Police Chief Vincent Kulik have announced that authorities are investigating a fire in Essex Fells at 68 Fells Road, at approximately 2:35 am this morning in which one person was fatally injured.
Robert Curvin, PhD was a civil rights activist during the time of civil unrest in Newark in July 1967.
Almost 20 months after contributing to a fatal car crash that killed two people, including 30-year-old Montclair resident and EMT Keith Chipepo, James Sterling of Elizabeth, also known as James Megget, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated manslaughter on Thursday, July 17. In November of 2012, Sterling drove his Chrysler Pacifica SUV into an ... (more)
A Newark man was found shot to death in his vehicle near the intersection of Ridgewood Avenue and Avon Avenue early Sunday morning, according to authorities.
A man is charged with aggravated assault and other counts in connection with a barroom brawl, and he posts bail.
In the opener, 26-year old Lightweight Tony Luis , 135, of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, bounced back from a loss to undefeated Ivan Redkach in his last start with a sound unanimous decision over eight rounds, giving 25-year old Wanzell Ellison , 133, of Newark, New Jersey, his first professional loss.
Critics of Newark's superintendent, Cami Anderson, have filed a federal civil rights complaint against the district , claiming she is discriminating against the city's black students with her plan to reform failing schools.
An investigation by the U.S. Justice Department has found patterns of constitutional violations by the Newark police department.
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