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HS football star who became deadly gangster will spend rest of his life in prison
Hamlet, a 41-year-old Belleville man also known as "C-Blaze," was one of more than five dozen gang members snared in an investigation that saw federal prosecutors turn Hamlet's friends against him with the threat of lengthy prison terms.
'He had friends everywhere': Family, friends mourn teen gunned down in Jersey City
Jayden Fondeur, a junior at Ferris High School, was shot and killed Tuesday at approximately 6:25 p.m. in front of a convenience store at the corner of Old Bergen Road and Pamrapo Avenue in Jersey City, authorities said.
Moving NJ Transit train caught with door wide open
“As soon as the train crew became aware of the situation, the door was immediately closed and locked and the train was taken out of service when it arrived at its final destination of Penn Station New York,” said agency spokesman Jim Smith.
Fourth EO homicide of 2018 coincides with crackdown on crime - Essex News Daily
EAST ORANGE, NJ — East Orange suffered its fourth homicide of the year on Wednesday, Sept. 5, but police work by members of the East Orange Police Division resulted in the apprehension and arrest of a suspect that same day.
Staten Island turning into naloxone nation (commentary)
Again, we don't know what caused the man to collapse. Here's the thing that struck me about the story: Someone in the store just happened to be carrying naloxone with them.It's a good indication of how things have changed on Staten Island, how deeply the heroin and fentanyl crisis has clawed its
N.J. grocery store owner admits $888K food stamps fraud scheme
Maria Teresa Venegas, of Newark, pleaded guilty to one count of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey said in a statement.
17-Year-Old Boy Shot Dead in Jersey City, Prosecutors Say
What to KnowA 17-year-old boy was shot dead in Jersey City Tuesday evening, prosecutors saidPolice found Jayden Fondeur, of Jersey City, unconscious with a gunshot wound to his neck around 6:25 p.m.Fondeur was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead
Woman, 23, has been missing for more than 2 weeks
Police are asking for the public's help as they try to find a 23-year-old Newark woman who has been missing for more than two weeks.Asheerah M. Thomas (Newark police)Asheerah M. Thomas was last seen at noon on Sep. 3 on the 100 block of Dayton Street, Newark police said in a statement. She was repor
Newark Woman, 23, Has Been Missing For Weeks: Police
According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, Asheerah M. Thomas, 23, of Newark, was reported missing on Tuesday, Sept. 11. She was last seen around noon on Monday, Sept. 3 near the 100-block of Dayton Street.
Newark Police Car Engulfed In Flames, Officer Escapes Unharmed
NEWARK, NJ — A Newark police car was engulfed in flames after an electrical malfunction on Wednesday, authorities said.
Newark looks to dramatically increase percentage of college graduates by 2025 | Video | NJTV News
“NCLC exists due to the reality that not enough Newark residents are earning the degrees and credentials necessary to compete for viable employment in our city’s economy,” said Reginald Lewis, executive director of the organization.
UPDATE: East Orange Man Charged with Murdering Orange Woman Found in Irvington Township
Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens,II, and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced today that Darren Black, 37, of East Orange, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Shafeqah Cooper, 38, of Orange.Police say Cooper was killed on Aug. 17. The preliminary
2 N.J. towns are among the best places to live in U.S., new ranking says
While there is no shortage of complaints from New Jerseyans about thesky-high cost of livingor thestate being too crowded, two of the best places in the country to live are right here in the Garden State,according to Money magazine's annual list of the 50 Best Places to Live.
Westchester DA to appeal overturned conviction of man who killed Rockland fugitive
Acosta-Sanchez was killed on Oct. 11, 2013. He had been staying at Carlson's summer cabin in Sparrowbush, near the Pennsylvania border.
Clifton PD: Newark teen stole Bentley while getting gas in Garfield
"There's not many Bentleys," said Detective Lt. Robert Bracken, and fewer with gas nozzles attached.
Man, 23, charged with attempted murder in shooting
The victim, police previously said, wasElijah McCall, 24, who was arrested on June 12 on drug and weapons charges.
Microburst Leaves Hundreds Without Power In Summit, N.J.
SUMMIT, N.J. (CBSNewYork) –A microburst uprooted trees and downed power lines Monday in Summit, New Jersey, leaving hundreds of customers in the dark.
Daylight shooting leaves one dead in Jersey City; second in two weeks
At about 6 p.m. Sept. 14, 23-year-old Eric Crocker of Bayonne wasshot and killedat the corner of Lembeck and Ocean avenues, nine blocks away from tonight's shooting.
North Plainfield MS-13 member pleads guilty to shooting and killing Plainfield man
UNION COUNTY - A 32-year-old North Plainfield man, an alleged member of the Plainfield Locos Salvatrucha clique of the Mara Salvatrucha gang, has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing a 22-year-old Plainfield man in 2011.
EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School and Orange High School ...
EAST ORANGE, NJ – The East Orange Campus High School and Orange High School girls’ varsity volleyball teams battled in a match on Sept. 11 at EOCHS. East Orange Campus defeated Orange by scores of 25-22, 25-6. Eric Ansah is the head coach for EOCHS. The…