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Police search for trio after Newark man gunned down at Edison restaurant
EDISON, NJ — Police on Tuesday released surveillance images of three man accused of gunning down a 31-year-old Newark man at an Edison restaurant. Nahshon Brown, 31, was fatally shot early Saturday and a 40-year-old man was shot in the head outside the Akbar Restaurant located on Cortland Street, of
Authorities investigate 2 fatal shootings in Essex County
Authorities are investigating a pair of homicides in Essex County - one on Sunday afternoon in Irvington, the other early Monday in Newark. Zaveuxm Waynick, 20, of Irvington was shot and killed Sunday on the 100 block of Park Place in his hometown, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said. Waynick
Reward Offered for Three Involved in Shootings at Akbar Restaurant
EDISON, NJ - In a report issued today, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Thomas Bryan of the Edison Police Department said that authorities are searching for three men wanted for questioning in connection to a shooting which resulted in the death of one man and the serious injury
2 Missing In Newark: Boarding Home Resident, Homeless Man
NEWARK, NJ -- Newark authorities are asking for the public's assistance finding Yamil Gomez, 78, and Edil Hernandez-Torres, 35, both of Newark, who have each been reported missing in separate incidents.
Family Dollar reportedly to close 2 N.J. stores in plan to shutter 143 locations nationally
Two Family Dollar stores in New Jersey are among 143 locations being closed nationally as Dollar Tree continues its push to consolidate and renovate stores following the company’s purchase of the discount retailer in 2015, according to a store closure list obtained by AL.com.
UPDATE: Irvington Township 20-Year-Old Man Shot Dead
Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Irvington Police Director Tracy Bowers announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the fatal shooting of Mr. Zaveuxm Waynick, 20, of Irvington.
Federal Authorities Charge East Orange Man With Money Laundering
NEWARK, N.J. – An East Orange man was charged today with conspiring to transact in criminal proceeds involving $2.36 million in funds obtained through a business email scheme, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Ram Escapes Slaughter, Found Wandering In Essex County: AHS
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A lost sheep in Essex County is already making some new friends in South Jersey after being found wandering the streets of Orange. On Monday, the Popcorn Park Animal Refuge in Ocean County shared the story of Rudy, a sheep who was allegedly set to be slaughtered.
Missing 'Runaway' Boy From Newark Youth Shelter Found Safe: PD
NEWARK, NJ — A missing 11-year-old boy reported as a "runaway" earlier this week has been found safe, authorities said. On Tuesday, a Newark police spokesperson said that Yazir Finklea, 11, of Newark, has been located and is unharmed.
What’s next for legal weed in N.J.? Lawmakers are already planning the next vote.
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Essex County Hosts Gun Buyback Program
Then give them to the county. The Essex County Bar Association and the Essex County Bar Foundation are sponsoring a gun buyback program this Saturday. The program is one of the first initiatives in New Jersey involving law enforcement and a private organization. Funds for the program were raised by
Murphy shelves his promised expansion of medical marijuana while leaders work on a new legal weed deal
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Rockland declaring state of emergency over measles outbreak, will bar unvaccinated from public places
ROCKLAND COUNTY, New York (WABC) -- Rockland County is declaring of state of emergency Tuesday over the ongoing measles outbreak and barring unvaccinated people from public places.
78-Year-Old Woman Arrested For Drunk Driving: Summit Police
SUMMIT, NJ - A 78-year-old Short Hills woman was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after an incident with police, authorities said. According to the Summit Police Department, Anastasia L. Stillwaggon was arrested on March 8.
Jersey City man arrested on drug charges after near head-on collision: police
A Jersey City man has been charged with numerous drug counts after he was involved in a collision while fleeing from sheriff’s officers Monday afternoon, authorities said. Michael J. Chisolm, 26. was charged with eluding, assault by auto, possession of drug paraphernalia and numerous drug offenses,
$30K worth of drugs, rifle ‘designed for warfare’ seized in pre-dawn raids in N.J. city
Authorities said they seized an AK-47 rifle, a shotgun, more than $30,000 worth of drugs and $10,000 during pre-dawn raids Tuesday in Newark. Omar Rivera, 35, along with Jamie Altreche, 32, were charged with weapons and drug offenses after a law enforcement task force of Essex County Sheriff’s offic
NJ man hit by 2 trucks and car trying to cross Turnpike
MANSFIELD (Burlington) — A man was struck three times and killed as he tried to cross the New Jersey Turnpike early Tuesday morning. A vehicle driven by Jahmir Scott, 22, of Allentown, had a "difficulty" about midnight in the northbound outer lanes near Exit 6, according to State Police Sgt. Lawrenc
Cops seek 3 men after fatal Indian restaurant shooting in Edison
EDISON — Three men are being sought for questioning in connection to a fatal shooting outside a restaurant early Saturday morning. Nahshon Brown, 31, of Newark, was pronounced dead after being shot just before 2 a.m. outside the Akbar Indian Cuisine Restaurant at the Quality Inn near Route 1.
UPDATE: Newark West Ward Shooting Victim Identified by Police
Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which included detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal s
Judge hits wife-killer with maximum sentence
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island man who was convicted of murdering his wife, then wheeling her body down a Mariners Harbor street on a metal dolly in an attempt to hide the corpse was hit with the maximum sentence Tuesday.