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Hillside police today arrested a man for a fatal drunk-driving accident on Route 22 in which a Newark man was killed.
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A man was arrested in Pennsylvania on Thursday and charged with the July murder of a 21-year-old Newark man, according to Anthony Ambrose, the Essex County prosecutor's chief of detectives.
3 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
Jose Echevarria, 31, of Belleville was arrested at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on Clifton Avenue in Newark following a motor vehicle stop for an unspecified equipment violation, according to Capt.
6 hrs ago | Patch.com
The New Jersey Department of Education on Thursday released its annual Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in the Schools Report for 2012-2013.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo will launch his campaign for a fourth term during an event Monday at Essex County College in Newark, the campaign announced Thursday.
TV personality Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino arrives at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011.
Officer of Inspector General Special Agent in Charge Tom O'Donnell and Paul J. Fishman, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, announce the December 2011 arrests of more than a dozen New Jersey doctors and a nurse practitioner in a cash-for-test-referral kickback scheme.
NEWARK - Two men are facing drug charges after they were arrested in two separate incidents in Newark on Wednesday night, officials announced today.
A superior court judge on Thursday denied a request to merge a string of robberies and a murder into one large trial.
Michael B. Jordan isn't doing too shabby these days. After being hailed Breakout of the Year by GQ following his lead role in one of the year's most buzzed-about films Fruitvale Station, the Newark, New Jersey native is being linked to potential blockbusters from Star Wars: Episode 7 to Fantastic 4. But could his heroic efforts lead to a cameo on ... (more)
Gregory, a high school freshman, was not performing well in school and had trouble concentrating when he went to the FamilyConnections agency for counseling.
A 28-year-old man was shot in the city's West Ward Wednesday night, but is expected to survive.
On Tuesday, activists and workers delivered enough signatures to the State House to get a question on the 2014 ballot about whether to guarantee that the state's workers get paid sick days.
Nothing reported missing at this time. 11/24 0815 hrs., Morrison, James E., 26, of Newark, NJ, arrested at Rt 124 and Summit Avenue for Contempt of Court 11/25 0936 hrs., report of theft from unlocked vehicle while it was parked at Morris Avenue and Elm Street between 8:45 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., this date.
You've already started busily bookmarking our gift guide , but this December, we're also going to draw your attention to great gifts that also give back - to the community, to children, to the world around us.
NEWARK - The curly-haired boy, his eyes unfocused, his body immobile, was wheeled into Judge James Rothschild's courtroom today and positioned in front of the jury that will decide whether the state of New Jersey should cover his medical bills for the rest of his life.
Authorities are still investigating last month's death of a 27-year-old Newark man outside a Rahway nightclub.