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Long-delayed medical marijuana dispensary finally opens in N.J.'s most populated region
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Essex County 911: Fatal Fire|'Bomb In House'|Impersonating Cops
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read).
National Gun Violence Awareness Day observed at OPA - Essex News Daily
Photo by Chris SykesRutgers University Male Student Support Program at Orange Preparatory Academy Coordinator Reggie Miller, center, sits with a few of his former Brotherhood program students and a recent resident from Montclair, left, on Friday, June 2, during the third annual National Gun Violence
Newark Schools Closing Early Due To 'Extreme Heat': 6/18
NEWARK, NJ — The Newark Public School District will dismiss students early on Monday in an effort to beat the sweltering heat, which was predicted to reach as high as 95 degrees.
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.
Police: Jersey City man arrested for hitting victim, police car with a shovel in Hoboken - Hudson County View
A Jersey City man was arrested for hitting a victim with a shovel and stealing his backpack, later hitting a Hoboken police car with the gardening tool as authorities attempted to arrest him, officials said.
Welcome to South Orange, drive 25! - Essex News Daily
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With very few exceptions, the speed limit throughout South Orange Village is 25 miles per hour, reminds a village press release.
Pascrell, Nadler, Congressional Colleagues Make Surprise Visit to ICE Detention Center to See Separated Families, Jail Conditions
ELIZABETH, NJ –This morning, U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), and Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY-08), Frank Pallone (D-NJ-06), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY-12), Adriano Espaillat (D-NY-13), and Albio Sires (D-NJ-08) arrived at the ICE Detention Center in Elizabeth, N
Snoop Dogg Headlining Free July 4th Fireworks Event In New Jersey
Follow CBSPHILLYJERSEY CITY, N.J. (Patch.com) —Jersey City will continue its tradition of attracting some of the most recognizable names in the music industry to its free, annual July 4th fireworks event. For 2018, the celebration will include none other than hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg.
Newark police officer struck by hit-and-run driver
NEWARK, N.J. — A police officer was injured after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Newark Saturday morning.The incident happened at about 6 a.m. as a police officer operating a motorcycle unit was struck by a vehicle along Nesbitt Street, near Eighth Avenue.The vehicle, which police believe
Juelz Santana's bail modified, judge OK's rapper's tour shows
A federal judge on Friday modified the bail conditions for Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, to allow him to play the first five shows of his upcoming 15-city nationwide tour.
Leader of Newark Bloods sentences to 45 years in prison - Essex News Daily
NEWARK, NJ — The leader of one of Newark’s most violent street gangs was sentenced June 12 to 540 months, or 45 years, in prison for his admitted role in five murders, an armed carjacking, an armed robbery of a drug dealer, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and drug conspiracy as part of a
East Orange Nonprofit Receives Major Assistance in Effort to Help Homeless Women
EAST ORANGE, NJ – A $350,000 New Jersey Urban Site Acquisition (NJUSA) loan for Sierra House, a mixed-use project in East Orange that will serve homeless women and their children, was approved by the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority’s (NJRA) Board of Directors at its May 23 meeting. NJRA’s NJUSA p
Woman Shot During Argument After Car Accident, Police Say
What to KnowA bystander was shot after the occupants of two vehicles that had gotten into an accident started arguing, police saidThe incident took place near West Market Street and Littleton Avenue around 9:35 p.m. on ThursdayThe woman was taken to the hospital, treated for non-life threatening inj
West Orange High School annual art show highlights student talent - Essex News Daily
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual end-of-year art show at West Orange High School featured the artistic talents of the students in a wide array of mediums, impressing visitors and underscoring the importance of the Arts.
Newark cop on motorcycle injured in hit-and-run
The on-duty officer was riding on Nesbitt Street near 8th Avenue at about 6 a.m. when he was hit by a white vehicle, which then fled the scene, according to police spokeswoman Catherine Adams.
Man harasses Muslim teens in Jersey City, calls them ‘traitors to the country’
JERSEY CITY, NJ — A man harassed a group of Muslim high school seniors headed to a Jersey City mall Tuesday, calling them "traitors to the country."One of the teens wore a hijab, Fatima Khan, who posted video of the incident on Twitter said. She and her friends have never had something like this hap
(Updated) Police Looking for Witnesses to Fatal Vehicle/Pedestrian Accident
ROSELLE PARK, NJ - Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed the truck/pedestrian accident that occurred in the area of East Westfield Ave. and Pershing Ave. in Roselle Park on Tuesday, June 12 at approximately 1:39 p.m. to contact them.
Brothers who ran 7-year health fraud scam face sentencing
FILE - In this undated file photo, David Nicoll, center left, 39, of Mountain Lakes, N.J., president of Biodiagnostic laboratory Services, and employee and brother Scott Nicoll, right, 32, of Wayne, N.J., leave Federal Court in Newark, N.J., with representatives after being arrested in 2013 and plea
Local Newspapers Say Jersey City's Removal Of Streetside Distribution Boxes Violates 1st Amendment
For#JerseyCityresidents: We continue to remove these from the streets as many are non functioning, they clutter the sidewalks, and many just become trash cans. We have 240 so far w/more to do. If we accidentally took one that has permits to be there please reach out to DPWpic.twitter.com/ecfVn4L4rn—