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7 hrs ago | Courier News
Running back Charles Snorweah out of Pennsbury High School committed Friday to Rutgers, becoming the fifth member of the 2015 class.
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11 hrs ago | The Alternative Press
For the tens of thousands of commuters that work in Newark, the surge of homicides over the past year has not gone unnoticed.
11 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Police cars surround a truck that was stopped on North Avenue in Elizabeth following an armed robbery and a shoot-out.
16 hrs ago | NJ.com
A mishap at a Newark drugstore circa 1880 spurred a pharmacist to develop a pastel innovation that has colored Easter eggs for more than 130 years.
JUNE 28: Anthony Davis talks with Craig Sager during the 2012 NBA Draft at the Prudential Center on June 28, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.
Patricia Craig, an elder at the North Reformed Church in Newark, carries a wooden cross along Broad Street as she and other parishioners from a number of Newark churches take part in Ecumenical Good Friday walk.
A group aligned with Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries is asking Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop to denounce Jeffries opponent Ras Baraka for accepting salary increases as a councilman while the city laid off workers.
Murder charges have been filed in the case of a man found stabbed to death in an abandoned Newark home last weekend.
Authorities have accused a Pennsylvania man of sexually assaulting three boys in New Jersey's Warren County.
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FBI agents remove Eliyahu Weinstein from his Seton Circle home in Lakewood about two hours after an early morning raid in this August 2010 photo.
A Darien woman's credit card information was used in an attempt to buy three JetBlue tickets from Newark, N.J., to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., March 21, according to police.
Tresor Gopaul, Glen Ridge's former registrar of Vital Statistics, faces up to five years in prison for skimming nearly $83,000 paid for birth, death and marriage certificates.
From left, Bloomfield police officer Sean Courter, his attorney Charles Clark, Bloomfield police officer Orlando Trinidad and his new attorney Frank Arleo attend a status conference at Veterans Courthouse in Newark on Monday.
Authorities in northern New Jersey are asking for the public's help in finding the family of a homeless man who was beaten to death on a northern New Jersey street.