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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.
Girls Basketball: West Essex Shades Caldwell, 40-35, on Opening Night
NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex girls basketball team built a nine-point lead after one quarter and withstood a Caldwell rally to hang on for a 40-35 victory on opening night Friday.
West Orange HS boys’ basketball team to tip off the season
WEST ORANGE, NJ – The West Orange High School boys’ basketball team will tip off the season tonight, Dec. 14, against Newark Central at home at 7 p.m. The Mountaineers, under head coach Demond Cowins, hope to have another successful season after going 16-10 last winter.
Six charged with brutally beating 3-year-old
NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced Dec. 12 that six adults have been charged with severely beating a 3-year-old boy in Newark.
Corrections Officer Charged with Sexual Assault of Inmate at Northern State Prison
NEWARK, NJ - A corrections officer has been charged with sexual assault after having a relationship with an inmate at an Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark. Avril D. Richardson, 45, of Elizabeth has been charged with second-degree sexual assault for engaging in sexual conduct with an inmat
Gov. Livingston Dominates at Annual STEM Competition
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston recently hosted the annual STEM League competition with schools from around the state in attendance. In teams of five, students worked together to solve a challenging real world problem by applying science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
CHS artists gain real-world experience in 1978 show
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.
Northern State Corrections Officer Charged with Sexual Assault of Inmate
Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced today that Avril D. Richardson, 45, of Elizabeth has been charged with second degree sexual assault for engaging in sexual conduct with an inmate at Northern State Prison, where she was employed as a senior correctional poli
Events in New Jersey on 12-16-2018
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BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Hostage Situation Underway in Newark's North Ward
There is a massive police presence underway in the city's North Ward as police have a neighborhood closed down for a hostage situation at this time. The situation is unfolding in the vicinity Broadway and Irving Street where according to reports, a male suspect is holding a gun to the head of a woma
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.
Giant Toy Soldier Stolen From Morristown Green Christmas Display
MORRISTOWN, NJ — It looks like something right out of "How The Grinch Stole Christmas": A giant toy soldier statue was stolen from the Christmas display at the Morristown Green.
12 things to do in Middlesex County this weekend, Dec. 14-16
Not that we're counting or anything, but as of today there are just 12 days left until Christmas. So if you haven't started your shopping yet, now is a good time to start. And while you're out at the malls and local stores consider taking a break with one of these events happening this weekend in Mi
2nd Essex County Town Reports Email Bomb Threats: Authorities
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — A second Essex County town reported experiencing bomb threats on Thursday, possibly as part of an apparent series of hoaxes seen across the nation, authorities said.
Armored truck spilling cash leads to multiple crashes on New Jersey highway
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Money rained down on a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, leading to several crashes as motorists stopped and scrambled to pick up the cash.
Artie Lange avoids jail but tests positive for cocaine at N.J. court appearance. ‘It’s in my system’
Comedian Artie Lange, who appeared in state Superior Court in Newark for a probation violation on Friday, avoided jail time even though he tested positive for drugs. Instead, Judge Nancy Sivilli directed Lange’s attorney to make an application to drug court. If Lange is not accepted into the program
Essex County Man Faces Life In Jail After Murdering Ex-Lovers
ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted East Orange resident Jeffrey Holland, 30, of murdering Tiniquah Rouse, 21, Ashley Jones, 23, and Jarrell Marshall, 28, nearly three years after the slayings took place, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Injuries Reported in Fully Involved House Fire in Orange
One person was transported to St. Barnabus Burn Center in Livingston after they suffered burns during a raging fire that ignited a house in Orange early Thursday morning. Fire ripped through a house located in the 30's block of Hillyer Street at approximately 3:10 a.m. sending firefighters to the sc
111,000 bags of heroin, guns taken off Newark streets as police smack down alleged dope dealing crew
Five people were arrested and hundreds of thousands of dollars in guns and drugs were seized Wednesday during a takedown of a Newark drug distribution network. Thirteen firearms, including two AR-15 rifles, 10 handguns, and one tactical shotgun, as well as 111,500 envelopes of heroin that police sai