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Newark, New Jersey is located in Essex County. Zip codes in Newark, NJ include 07198, 07107, and 07199. The median home price in Newark is $169,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Newark information.

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35 min ago | The Jersey Journal

Newark man pleads guilty to setting pickup truck on fire, prosecutor says

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.

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3 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Paterson joins Jersey City, Newark to launch anti-crime initiative

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.

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4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Trial delayed for alleged Newark cop killer due to scheduling conflict

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.

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5 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Belleville police arrest one in connection with shooting

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.

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8 hrs ago | NJ.com

Hot Dog Heaven: Jersey is the center of frankfurter universe

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.

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12 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Narcotic Arrest in Fairfield

On June 26, Daniel Mourad of Totowa, N.J was arrested for three counts of possession of a controlled dangerous substance, one count of a prescription legend drug and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia as announced by the Fairfield Police Department.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Jackson: Federal report on Newark police department may come back to haunt Cory Booker

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.

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MassLive.com

Joe Piscopo, 'Cake Boss' cast members, Deanna Martin among...

Comedian Joe Piscopo at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J., on June 5, 2011.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Fatal Fire in Essex Fells

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.

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The Jersey Journal

Newark's modern history, as told by Robert Curvin: Q&A

Robert Curvin, PhD was a civil rights activist during the time of civil unrest in Newark in July 1967.

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The Item

Man involved in accident that killed Montclair man pleads guilty

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)

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The Jersey Journal

Newark man shot to death in city's Central Ward

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.

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The Jersey Journal

Now is the time in N.J. for bail reform: Opinion

A man is charged with aggravated assault and other counts in connection with a barroom brawl, and he posts bail.

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The Jersey Journal

Lack of funding stalls Gov. Christie's plan for more class time

Miranda Rivers, left, and Jasmyn Ledford oversee students at the Roseville Community Charter School summer academy for in-coming kindergarten students.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boxing Scene

Early Fight Results From ShoBox "200"

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.

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The Jersey Journal

Complaint that Newark school reform discriminates is bogus: Editorial

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.

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NJ.com

Federal investigation of Newark police could bolster civil rights lawsuits, experts say

An investigation by the U.S. Justice Department has found patterns of constitutional violations by the Newark police department.

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The Jersey Journal

Newark man gunned down in the street

Michael Franklin, 44, was shot multiple times at the intersection of Muhammad Ali Avenue and Kipp Street around 4 p.m., said Thomas Fennelly, a chief assistant prosecutor with the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.

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TheAlternativePress.com

Thieves in South Orange Steal Cars, Bicycle and Even DPW's Leaf Blower

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ South Orange police are investigating three vehicle thefts, and a number of residents reported items stolen from their vehicles this week.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

State Police make arrests in I-80 murder investigation

After a month-long investigation, detectives from the New Jersey State Police Major Crime Unit and the Bergen County Prosecutors Office arrested two individuals in the Interstate 80 homicide investigation of Jeff Mansilla, 39, of Hackensack.

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