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Grape Street Crips member who laughed about murdered teen gets long prison term

The gunman was Kwasi Mack, a member of Newark's Grape Street Crips known as "Welchs," who was armed with an automatic assault rifle and was out for blood. His target--a fellow gang-member who had cooperated with authorities in a murder investigation and whose loyalty to the gang was in question.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 18:28:00

NJ high school principal installs laundry room to fight bullying

"When school starts on September the 4th, my kids will be able to use it daily after school," Cook said.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-15 22:17:37

Rapper Juelz Santana facing 10 years in prison after admitting to gun charge

The 36-year-old rapper, whose legal name isLaron James, pleaded guilty Thursday morning to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft in federal court in Newark.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 15:25:00

Hot and Humid First, Then Storms; Some Could Cause Flooding

What to KnowFlash flood warnings were issued Saturday morning for much of the area, including NYC, northern New Jersey and southern ConnecticutLightning struck a house in Edison, New Jersey, setting it on fire, police saidThe storms knocked out power to thousands of people, mostly in New Jersey

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-08-17 07:05:51

16-year-old boy charged with killing a man in Newark

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with the murder of a 58-year-old man in Newark, according to a press release from the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.Prosecutors say on Aug. 2 around 2 p.m., the juvenile fatally shot Craig Dorrah near Crane Street in Newark.Prosecutors have not rel

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 17:02:00

Man admits fatally shooting man in head, wounding three women in 2016

Kenneth L. Barnes, of Orient Avenue, pleaded guilty to the homicide of Shaheer Parson, 35, also known as Arkbar Riley, who was found by responding police officers with a head wound on Van Wagenen Avenue on Sept. 11.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-16 10:41:00

$450M counterfeit ring bust one of largest in NYC history

The charges include conspiracy to traffic and trafficking in counterfeit goods, conspiracy to smuggle and smuggling counterfeit goods, money laundering conspiracy, immigration fraud and unlawful procurement of naturalization.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-08-16 18:19:57

NYU makes tuition free for all medical students

New York University will offer a scholarship that covers tuition to every new, current and future medical student, it said Thursday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-08-17 00:28:37

Angry Subway Riders Miss Stop, Attack Train Conductor: NYPD

Three people were captured on video attacking a subway conductor in Brooklyn, with one woman cheering on the trio. Michael George reports. (Published Monday, Aug. 13, 2018)


Man faces 10 years in prison for crash that killed 2 teens

Rashaun Bell, of Jersey City, pleaded guilty to two counts of leaving the scene of the Oct. 18, 2017 crash in the area of Terrace Avenue and Leonard Street in which Elionel Jimenez, 15, and Alexander Rosas Flores, 16, died.


Newark man wanted in Fourth of July shooting of 5-year-old girl: police

Jamar Battle, 30, is wanted in connection with the Fourth of July shooting of a 5-year-old girl in Newark (Credit: Newark Police)


NJ Transit cancelled trains for Tuesday, August 14

NEWARK — NJ Transit continued to cancel trains for Tuesday as PTC installation and engineer issues continue.Trains cancelled for Tuesday morning as of 6:05 a.m.(* denotes a train cancelled on Monday night. Note that some trains were reinstated)Montclair Boonton7:10 a.m. (#208) from Montclair State d


Authorities identify woman who was fatally stabbed Sunday

Authorities initially responded to a call of a woman suffering from cardiac arrest in the apartment, sources said, but they discovered that Wilson had a stab wound to her torso, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.


Man dead after his car gets hit by 2 drunk drivers: police

EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. — New York State Police say a man has died after his car was hit by two intoxicated drivers traveling in opposite directions on an Albany-area highway.The vehicle was struck and went across a median on Interstate 90 in East Greenbush at around 1 p.m. on Saturday. Then it was hit


Tour bus hits overpass in Newark; several hurt

Several people are being treated for injuries after a tour bus returning from Washington, D.C. crashed into an overpass in Newark, New Jersey.


Cuomo finally agrees to debate Nixon

James Messerschmidt; Dennis A. Clark In a stunning move, Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed to debate Democrat challenger Cynthia Nixon on Monday, after she spent months pressing the incumbent to agree to a face-off. The forum is set for Aug. 29 at Hofstra U. and will air live on WCBS-TV and other CBS station


Teen Walking Home From Concert Killed in Hit and Run: Police

Connor Lynskey, 18, and his friends were walking along Sumner Road in Darien, about 30 miles east of Buffalo, the Genessee County Sheriff's Office said. Country star Jason Aldean played the Darien Lake Amphitheater Friday night.


Bus Returning From Newark Mayor’s Picnic Overturns on NJ Turnpike

Newark, NJ - Thirty-six passengers on a bus returning from an annual mayor’s picnic Saturday were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials said.Mayor Ras Baraka's fourth annual family reunion picnic event was held at Black Bea


NYC Weather Forecast: More Floods Threaten As Storms Continue

NEW YORK, NY — Don't put those boots back in the closet. More thunderstorms could bring heavy rain and flash flooding to New York City in the early part of the week, theNational Weather Service says.


White cops vs. black men? Nope: Data on police killings reveal a more complex and stubborn dynamic - NY Daily News

Eric Garner died while being arrested by police in Staten Island on Thursday, July 17, 2014. (New York Daily News)