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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.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-19 17:05:00

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.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-19 07:12:00

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.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 20:03:13

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.

NEW YORK POST - 2018-09-19 22:41:37

Murder Suspect Arrested At Princeton Medical Facility: Prosecutor

PRINCETON, NJ — An East Orange man accused of murdering a 37-year-old Orange woman was arrested at a Princeton medical facility, authorities announced.

PATCH - 2018-09-18 17:04:02

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

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-19 20:55:33

NYPD Cop Sentenced for Transporting Cocaine, Accepting Bribe

What to KnowAn NYPD officer was sentenced to 6 years in state prison for transporting cocaine in exchange for money, prosecutors said WednesdayJohnny Diaz was sentenced to six years in prison helping to transport a kilogram of cocaine in exchange for $4,000, according to prosecutorsPleaded guilty to

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-19 16:35:26

'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.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-19 18:20:00

City worker took a $1K bribe. Now, he'll spend 3 years in prison.

Qaadir Royal, 37, of Newark,previously pleaded guilty to tampering with public records, admitting the club owner paid him a $1,000 bribe to change the building's certificate of occupancy to allow a social club.

NJ.COM - 2018-09-19 10:00:00

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

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-09-18 13:58:13

$10,000 Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Union County

SUMMIT, NJ — Four third-tier prizewinning Multi Million tickets were sold in New Jersey including one in Union County for the Tuesday, Sept, 18 drawing.

PATCH - 2018-09-19 14:43:51

Union Catholic's Forensics Team Opens Season With Strong Showing at Yale

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Union Catholic Forensics Team opened its season with several strong performances at the 26th Yale Invitational this past weekend in New Haven, Conn.UC's teams consisted of seniors Nora Gerlitz and Bridget McDermott , juniors Gabe Abood and Caitlin Roder, senior Matt D'Aleo a

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-09-19 11:38:00

ECPO investigates police-involved shooting in Irvington - Essex News Daily

IRVINGTON, NJ — Members of the Irvington Police Division were engaged in a police-involved shooting on Friday, Sept. 7, and now the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Professional Standards Bureau is investigating the incident, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens.

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-09-18 13:16:28

Video Shows Robber, NYC Deli Clerk Grappling Over Gun

Bodega Owner Fights Off RobberA Bronx deli clerk wrestled a gun away from a would-be robber in a harrowing attack caught on video.The NYPD says a man placed a food order on Monday before going behind the counter, displaying the gun and demanding cash.When the clerk hesitated, the man struck him on t

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-09-18 23:33:00

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.

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2018-09-18 21:28:00

Heay Rain Causes Flooded Roads in South Orange on Tuesday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - These photos were taken showing the flooded area on west Third Street between The Mews and Gaslight Commons with vehicles driving through the deep water. The South Orange Police now have the area secured.South Orange Village President Sheena Collum wrote on her Facebook page: “Sou

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-09-18 14:49:00

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.

LOHUD.COM - 2018-09-18 18:28:00

Man pistol-whipped pedestrian while fleeing fatal shooting, authorities say

HARRISON-- An Essex County man wasshot dead Sundaymorning, while a second man who was shot in the face went to a local hospital after robbing a pedestrian of his bicycle at gunpoint, authorities said.


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…

GOOGLE.COM - 2018-09-18 07:43:00

Man charged with murdering Bayonne resident in Jersey City

The manner of his death was deemed to be a homicide, said Suarez, who provided no information on a possible motive for the shooting.