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Newark Police Fatally Shoot Man During Hostage Situation: PD

NEWARK, NJ -- A hostage situation in Newark on Friday night ended with a fatal police shooting. Authorities said that officers saved the life of the victim, who has an 11-year-old child.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 16:48:00

Man Barricades Himself In Home, More Bomb Threats: Top News

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy second week of December and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Union County.

PATCH - 2018-12-16 20:00:00

EO council members, nonprofits to host Toy Drive

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Councilwoman Quilla Talmadge and Councilman Bergson Leneus, both of East Orange’s 3rd Ward, have joined forces with New Jersey Kids Fashion Week, the Patrick Healy Student Council and the Rubens Blanc Management company to host an annual Toy Drive at Mrs. G Lounge on Sunday, Dec. 1

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-12-15 14:41:14

Vine Co-Founder, HQ Trivia CEO Found Dead of Apparent Drug Overdose

Colin Kroll, the founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, was found dead at age 34 of an apparent drug overdose, according to reports. Police sources told the New York Post that he was found in Manhattan on Dec. 15.

THE EPOCH TIMES - 2018-12-16 17:03:17

Congratulations to the 14 People Arrested at a SantaCon in New Jersey

Judging from my Instagram feed and some recent puddles of sidewalk vomit, SantaCon season is in full force. And few cities have experienced the force as fully as Hoboken, New Jersey, where 14 people were arrested on Saturday, according to the New York Post.

JEZEBEL - 2018-12-17 01:55:00

Hoboken’s SantaCon turns into drunken chaos with 10 arrests

Hoboken’s SantaCon descended into chaos Saturday as 10 people were arrested and four cops landed in the hospital. “That’s 4 officers needing medical aid, & some wonder why I condemn this day!. No other day like it entire yr in @CityofHoboken . Those that cause it need to be pay the consequences,” tw

NEW YORK POST - 2018-12-16 15:20:55

BREAKING: Mets Reportedly Sign All-Star Catcher Wilson Ramos to Two-Year Deal

The New York Mets and new GM Brodie Van Wagenen have collaboratively been showing serious aggressiveness in free agency this year. With the rumors circulating around pitcher Noah Syndergaard, some may argue the team is being too aggressive, but Van Wagenen is somehow trying to revive a franchise tha

12UP.COM - 2018-12-16 22:11:53

SNL Actor Pete Davidson Posts Disturbing Message On Instagram, Ex-Girlfriend Ariana Grande Visits 30 Rock To Help Comic

New York police on Saturday made a "wellness check" on "Saturday Night Live" actor Pete Davidson after a social media posting Saturday appeared to suggest he was suicidal. NYPD officers met with Davidson, according to CNN. Lieutenant Paul Ng did not confirm where or when the wellness check was done.


Police ask for public's help after Friday night shooting in Passaic leaves one injured

Authorities are asking the public for help after a shooting in Passaic left a 27-year-old city man hospitalized. At about 11:42 p.m. on Friday night, police were called to the area of Fourth and Bergen Streets after reports of a shooting, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic Polic

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-12-16 17:47:00

NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level

We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey. While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-12-16 05:07:00

Arrests made as SantaCon comes to Hoboken

HOBOKEN, New Jersey (WABC) -- Authorities made 10 arrests and issued eight city ordinance violations during the annual Hoboken SantaCon pub crawl. Four officers needed medical attention.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-16 18:07:24

East Orange man convicted of triple murder

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 12 that an Essex County jury has convicted Jeffrey Holland, 30, of East Orange of triple murder for the killing of Tiniquah Rouse, 21; Ashley Jones, 23; and Jarrell Marshall, 28.

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-12-14 18:33:35

East Orange couple charged with animal cruelty

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 12 that an East Orange couple has been charged with animal cruelty for leaving a mixed-breed dog and a black cat in deplorable conditions in their Park Avenue apartment.

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-12-14 19:03:31

More than $500K spilled onto highway from armored truck, $300K still missing

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — More than half a million dollars spilled from an armored truck onto a New Jersey highway, and nearly $300,000 remains missing a day later, police said Friday.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2018-12-14 21:45:08

After 2 years, WOPD still helps addicts via Operation HOPE

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department launched Operation HOPE two years ago, and since then the program has helped 18 people in and around West Orange receive treatment for drug addiction and alcohol abuse. Operation HOPE, an acronym for Heroin-Opiate Prevention Effort, allows anyone t

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-12-16 14:20:23

Events in New Jersey on 12-16-2018

Here is a look at 7 events happening tomorrow that we have previewed in New Jersey Stage. We are the place to turn to for coverage of art-related events throughout the entire state. Send your press releases to info@newjerseystage.com to have your shows previewed and be sure to add your events to our

NEWJERSEYSTAGE.COM - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

Police shoot, kill man holding woman hostage in Newark

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police shot and killed a man in New Jersey after he held a woman hostage for nearly seven hours Friday. Officers responded to a domestic violence call around 9:50 p.m. near Broadway and Irving Street in Newark. There, a man was holding a firearm on a woman he knew.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-12-15 16:22:21

Officials identify 2 NJ women killed in Pennsylvania crash

FRAZER, Pa. (AP) - Authorities have released the names of two New Jersey women who were killed when a dump truck rolled onto a sport utility vehicle on a southeastern Pennsylvania highway.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-15 17:19:00

Prosecutor: Man convicted of killing 2 ex-girlfriends, man

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors say a man has been convicted of strangling and drowning one ex-girlfriend and then shooting to death another ex-girlfriend as well as the man she had recently started dating.

FOX29.COM - 2018-12-15 14:30:00

Police: Suspect killed during 7-hour hostage situation in Newark

A SWAT team in Newark rescued a woman who was being held hostage by a man she knew, according to police. They say the unidentified man was killed by police but the woman he held hostage was not injured.

NEWS 12 - 2018-12-15 14:05:00