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Major Neptune-Based Drug Ring Busted, Over $300K in Drugs Seized by Authorities

FREEHOLD, NJ — A Neptune Township-based drug ring that was moving a kilogram of cocaine and 10,000 bags of heroin a week has been busted by authorities after a five-month investigation, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.Dubbed “Operation Undertow,” the investigation led by the pro

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-21 08:57:00

Police say I-78 traffic stop reveals secret compartment in minivan

James L. Terry and Fuquan H. Hagler, both of East Orange, N.J., face drug and conspiracy charges following their arrests Wednesday afternoon along Interstate 78 in Allentown. District Judge Michael Faulkner arraigned both men late Wednesday night, setting bail for each at $150,000.

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-06-21 12:51:10

Saddle Brook July 4th Fireworks Schedule: 2018 Guide

SADDLE BROOK, NJ — If you're looking for information about the Independence Day fireworks show in Saddle Brook, look no further.

PATCH - 2018-06-21 18:03:28

Montclair Store Sells $50K Winning Powerball Ticket

MONTCLAIR, NJ — An Oregon lottery ticketholder may have captured the $150 million Powerball jackpot from the Wednesday, June 20 drawing, but there's some joy in Montclair as well.

PATCH - 2018-06-21 14:48:37

Rahway Resident Among Arrested During Drug Bust; Guns Confiscated

NEWARK, NJ - Rahway residentParris Russ and Darryl Dancy of Hillside were apprehended on Tuesday when the Essex County Narcotics Task Force made arrests related to drug and weapons offenses, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-20 22:07:00

Pair Robbed Wayne Jewelry Store, Tried To Jet Away

WAYNE, NJ — A man and a woman robbed a township jewelry store with a shotgun Tuesday and one of them was later caught waiting to board a plane to Florida, police said.

PATCH - 2018-06-20 15:47:09

New Asian Culture Club at West Orange High School a success - Essex News Daily

Photo Courtesy of WOSD-1- Tanveer Qureshi, in the blue jacket, with members of the Asian Culture Club

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-06-21 15:57:19

Free boxing gym for Newark's youth

NEW JERSEY (FOX5NY.COM)- In the back of the Sharpe James Recreation Center in Newark, New Jersey, is a special place. It is theIronbound Boxing Academy, a nonprofit boxing gym that provides free recreation to kids in the city.

FOX5NY.COM - 2018-06-20 22:20:00

Dead Body Found In Morris County Park: MCPO

BOONTON, NJ — A dead body has been found in a Boonton park Tuesday afternoon, a spokesperson for the Morris County Prosecutor's Office confirmed.


Newark’s homeless residents protest against looming closure of emergency shelter

NEWARK — The size of the homeless population in Newark, New Jersey, the state’s largest city, may pale in comparison to the tens of homeless men and women currently living in New York City’s homeless shelters.

PIX11.COM - 2018-06-20 02:53:22

Decomposing body found in Rockaway River in Boonton

"Shortly before noon, a passerby walking in the park called 911 to report what they believed to be a dead body," Boonton Police Lt. Stephen Jones said at 1:30 p.m. "We immediately responded with all our emergency services, and they found an obviously deceased male in the water."

DAILY RECORD - 2018-06-19 19:57:00

Recognitions abound at West Orange High School Music Awards - Essex News Daily

Students were recognized for their efforts, successes and contributions in orchestra, chorus, step, regional bands, ninth-grade band, concert band, symphonic winds, wind ensemble, marching band and winter color guard.

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-06-20 14:50:27

Body found in Boonton's Grace Lork Park

The investigation is ongoing, and neither the Boonton Police Department nor the Morris County Prosecutor's Office has yet released any information at to the identity of the person, who he/she died nor any other details.


Newark cop who shot man after off-duty bar fight convicted of manslaughter

"He went out in cuffs, just like he should have," said Gaffney's mother, Judy Valdes, shortly after the verdict. "He's behind bars where he belongs. ... Justice has prevailed."


Cedar Grove Police Step Up Enforcement of "No Swimming" at Devil's Hole

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - With an ordinance to back them up, Cedar Grove police announced the department is stepping up enforcement of no swimming in Devil's Hole.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-06-19 19:50:00

Authorities Offer $20K Reward for Information on 2017 Murder of Maplewood Grandmother - The Village Green

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced today that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program has increased the reward from up to $10,000 to up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-06-20 00:17:39

Elementary school aide masturbated in front of students and filmed it, cops say

The aide, 21-year-old Kenneth Palmer of Randolph, who worked at Jefferson Elementary School, was scheduled for a court appearance Monday morning but the hearing was adjourned until next month.


Speeding in Maplewood? Prepare to Be Ticketed —and Don't Name Drop - The Village Green

If you speed in Maplewood during the next few months, there is a greater than usual chance you will be ticketed — and if you are, do not attempt to get out of it by name dropping.

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-06-20 01:39:00

Girl Scouts keep West Orange clean - Essex News Daily

WEST ORANGE, NJ — For this year’s Take Action program, the members of Girl Scouts Brownie Troop 20262, which has girls from Hazel and Gregory elementary schools, decided to clean up the environments around both of their schools. On Wednesday, June 15, the girls cleaned up the environments and threw

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-06-19 21:10:25

EXCLUSIVE: Prospect Park Man Was Beaten, Thrown In Passaic River To Drown

A 26-year-old Prospect Park man whose body was pulled from the Passaic River after being missing for more than a month drowned after being beaten, Daily Voice has learned.Jorge Alcalde-Alfaro, 26, "was beaten up pretty good, but he was still technically alive when he got tossed in the river," an inv