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2 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com
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.
7 hrs ago | MassLive.com
Comedian Joe Piscopo at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J., on June 5, 2011.
11 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com
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.
12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Robert Curvin, PhD was a civil rights activist during the time of civil unrest in Newark in July 1967.
13 hrs ago | The Item
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)
18 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
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.
20 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
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.
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.
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.
APRIL 05: Immigration reform activists demonstrate to end deportations on April 5, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.
Jeffrey Ayers listens to testimony during his June 2009 trial for a 2007 fatal shooting.
The U.S. Dept. of Education announced Wednesday that it was investigating discrimination complaints filed against the Newark, New Jersey school system that say the city's plan to reorganize its public schools is disproportionately affecting black students.
The price of the property was not disclosed. The newspaper will still have an office in Newark, according to the Ledger.
Federal officials say United Airlines repeatedly put workers at Newark Liberty International Airport in danger of being injured by falls or by falling objects and other workplace hazards.
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