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6 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
A man who tried to rob an off-duty Newark cop outside the Linden High School Academy of Arts and Sciences on Tuesday afternoon was caught on surveillance camera fleeing after the cop pulled his own gun, authorities say.
Should sexual orientation be a protected class (like race and gender) to prevent discrimination?
Should polygamy be legal among consenting adults?
8 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
In this Friday, March 24, 2006 file photo, then Councilman Luis Quintana, left, then Newark mayoral candidate Cory Booker, center and Councilwoman Mildred Crump attend an event for mayoral ballot drawing in Newark, N.J. When Quintana was sworn in as Newark's interim mayor, he was expected to keep a steady hand on government.
8 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
When City Councilor Luis Quintana was sworn in as Newark's interim mayor in November, he was expected to keep a steady hand on government.
11 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune
Pope Francis is creating a special commission to deal with the clergy sexual abuse crisis on a global scale, a step that comes amid growing criticism that the pontiff had not given sufficient attention to the scandal.
A file photo of William Reilly during a Mass in the Spanish language at Most Holy Name Church in Garfield.
A 17-year-old from Newark was arrested Thursday after South Orange detectives determined the teen was involved in an "unprovoked assault" of a pedestrian on Saturday, Nov. 16, police said.
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is notifying 839,711 members that two company laptops containing personal information were stolen from its corporate headquarters in Newark just over a month ago.
Hillside police today arrested a man for a fatal drunk-driving accident on Route 22 in which a Newark man was killed.
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.
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.
The New Jersey Department of Education on Thursday released its annual Violence, Vandalism and Substance Abuse in the Schools Report for 2012-2013.
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)