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Daylight Bank Robbery At Wells Fargo In Newark, Cops Seek Suspect

According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, at 12:30 p.m., a man walked into the Wells Fargo Bank at 765 Broad Street and handed the teller a note. The man left the bank after the female teller handed him an "undetermined amount of cash."

PATCH - 2018-10-18 13:56:27

Essex County Prosecutor's Office: Maplewood Woman Sexually Assaulted - The Village Green

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Maplewood Police Chief Police Chief Jim DeVaul announced today the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit and the Maplewood Police Department are investigating a home invasion, sexual assault of a young woman.

VILLAGEGREENNJ.COM - 2018-10-17 16:49:53

Powerball ticket worth $1 million bought at N.J. supermarket, 6 others worth $50K

There were also six third-prize tickets sold in New Jersey. Each matched four numbers plus the Powerball and is worth $50,000. They were bought at the following locations:Schuyler Foods on Schuyler Avenue in North ArlingtonThe Wine Rack on Essex Street in MillburnSungate Mini Mart on Prospect Street

NJ.COM - 2018-10-18 11:27:00

The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week - The Island Now

Oscar-winning actress, comedienne, author, and television host of the ABC daytime talk show, “The View,” Whoopi Goldberg will take the stage in Westbury, sharing her humor, stories and insights on the world today.

THEISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-10-18 13:36:56

Home Depot Armed Robbery Leads To Wild Chase Into Swamp, 1 Arrest

Home Depot workers, at the location at 930 Springfield Rd., called Union Police on Tuesday at about 5:49 p.m. about a shoplifting incident.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 15:42:31

Newark Juvenile 'Stable' After Shooting; Car Flees Scene: Police

NEWARK, NJ — Newark authorities are searching for the occupants of a Hyundai Santa Fe after a juvenile was shot on Elizabeth Avenue on Wednesday. The male victim was hospitalized and is in stable condition, police said.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 13:37:01

New Jersey woman charged after neglected poodles surrendered to shelter

A New Jersey woman is accused of animal cruelty for allegedly neglecting her dogs. Officials announced Wednesday that Maritza Acevedo, 45, is facing two counts of fourth-degree animal cruelty. Authorities say she surrendered a pair of 2-year-old poodles to the Elizabeth Animal Shelter on Sept. 27, b

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-10-18 00:17:55

"Do Not Open Your Home Doors to Strangers" as Maplewood Police, Essex Prosecutor Investigates Overnight Incident

Authorities in Maplewood has urged residents in and around the township to lock their doors and report any suspicious activities and people to police as they team up with detectives from The Essex County Prosecutor's Office in an investigation into an incident that law enforcement officials released

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-10-17 08:36:07

Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO

The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 11:40:38

Uber driver charged with kidnapping, assaulting woman he picked up in Manhattan

Harbir Parmar, 24, picked the woman up in Manhattan and was supposed to drive her to White Plains, court documents show. Instead he changed her destination in Uber's mobile application to an address in Boston, pulled over on the side of the road and groped the sleeping passenger.


Lindenhurst family offers $500 reward for stolen pumpkin

Kevin Beckman, 6, talks about discovering his pumpkin was stolen from the front porch of his Lindenhurst home. The pumpkin was given to him by his grandfather, who died in May. (Credit: James Carbone; Photo Credit: Deirdre Beckman)

NEWSDAY - 2018-10-17 11:23:55

History Professor Receives Book Award at National Conference - Essex News Daily

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Maxine Lurie, a Seton Hall University professor emeritus, received an Award of Merit for her book “Envisioning New Jersey: An Illustrated History of the Garden State,” alongside her co-author, Richard Viet. The American Association for State and Local History presented the award d

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-10-17 13:56:43

3-star chef leaves tapas eatery for New American spot

Chef Alex Bujoreanu, here in the kitchen of Coral in East Moriches, is now at Lola's in Long Beach. Photo Credit: Yvonne Albinowski


Lottery Fever Heats Up As Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Continue To Climb

There’s Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, worth some $345 million,and nobody won Tuesday night’s Mega Millions drawing,so it will be an official record, likely in excess of $900 million, when the next drawing is held Friday night. The jackpot has been growing since it was last won in July in Cali

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-17 13:28:39

LifeHope Experience with Iyanla Vanzant takes on depression with frank talk and music

You’ll get music, motivation and more at the inaugural LifeHope Experience on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Newark.

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-10-17 17:36:00

Jersey City man charged with slashing, stabbing Bergen woman: report

Gabriel Mercado, 22, was charged with attempted murder and weapons possession offenses after he surrendered to police in Newark Monday afternoon, hours after the incident, the website said.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-17 09:00:00

Man Who Killed Girlfriend, Fled With Daughter Gets 75 Years

What to KnowNJ man who was found guilty of killing his girlfriend before fleeing with their 2-month-old daughter was sentenced to 75 years in prisonArturo Alomas, 25, of Elizabeth, was sentenced Monday after he was found guilty Aug. 17 of strangling his girlfriend on Easter Sunday 2016Prosecutors we


$516K Jersey Cash 5 ticket sold at convenience store

Retailers across the state sold 539,144 tickets for Monday's drawing. Four daily drawings had been held before Monday without a top-prize winner, pushing the jackpot above the half-million dollar mark. Tuesday's jackpot resets to $75,000.


A state jury acquitted him of murder. Now the feds are taking a swing at him

Five years later, the U.S. Attorney's Office is taking its own swing at Stafford, who was indicted Tuesday on federal murder and conspiracy charges inWilliams' 2010 fatal shootingin Newark.


24-year-old killed in crash while riding stolen dirt bike ID'd by police

Shawn D. Murkey, 24, of Plainfield wasn't wearing a helmet when he slammed into a telephone pole on the 100 block of Stelle Avenue around 2 a.m. Thursday, city police said in a statement.