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Police investigate fatal shooting in Newark

A man was shot and killed Sunday night in Newark, authorities said. The victim was gunned down on 18th Avenue around 7 p.m., a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosector's Office said. No additional information was available. Officials said the investigation is ongoing. Sunday's shooting was at the

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New Brunswick man charged in fatal Friday evening shooting near local park

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A New Brunswick man is sitting in the Middlesex County jail, following his arrest in connection with a fatal shooting Friday evening, authorities announced on November 22. Kim Carter, 37 of New Brunswick, faces charges of murder and unlawful possession of a weapon, following an i

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-22 16:43:00

Cops seek tips after 32-year-old man killed in shooting

ORANGE -- A shooting in Orange left a 32-year-old man dead late Monday, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said. Police responded to a report of shots fired around 9:30 p.m. near Park Avenue and North Center Street, where officers found Sharif Norman suffering from a gunshot wound, according to Or

NJ.COM - 2017-11-21 20:16:38

Police identify worker killed in Verla explosion

NEW WINDSOR - Town police have identified the Verla International employee who was found dead after explosions and a fire at the cosmetics factory on Monday as 57-year-old William Huntington of Newburgh. Police Lt. Michael Farbent said Huntington's body was found at 7:31 p.m. Monday, as Vails Gate a

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-21 18:25:20

Best Destination Towns for Dining | Part 3

One of the benefits of living in our densely populated, diverse state is that some of the best ethnic food in America is within an easy drive from anywhere in New Jersey. We've chosen five towns where you can quickly immerse yourself in the nuanced flavors, fragrances and sounds of a culture. Cluste

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 13:00:00

Christie's name is mud, but preserved in asphalt? Past governors should be so lucky

TRENTON -- After eight years in office, Gov. Chris Christie was honored on Monday with a third of a mile of asphalt bearing his name in Morris County. Some might say that's the best that a governor leaving office with a 14 percent approval could hope for. After all, a cursory look at how New Jersey

NJ.COM - 2017-11-22 11:49:01

Suburban airports offer winter getaways, ease and convenience

This year, suburban airports might be the cure for winter blues. The smaller airports operating out of Westchester and Newburgh are pitching fliers on convenience, routes abroad and to warmer cities and competitive rates to keep them from venturing out to John F. Kennedy International Airport, LaGua

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-22 11:00:04

Oliver: I Was One of Murphy's Earliest Backers

Lieutenant Governor-elect Sheila Oliver knew three years ago, after her first meeting with Phil Murphy, that she would be backing him in the governor's race, she said in an interview Tuesday. "Approximately three years ago, I got a phone call from a man named Ambassador Phil Murphy and he told me th

OBSERVER - 2017-11-22 00:37:53

La Vernia sexual assault victim files civil lawsuit against school district

A lawsuit filed under the names John and Jane Doe Tuesday morning, details some of the brutal sexual assaults alleged to have happened in the La Vernia High School locker room. A lawsuit filed under the names John and Jane Doe Tuesday morning, details some of the brutal sexual assaults alleged to ha

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2017-11-21 22:01:10

Whataburger pledges $150k for Sutherland Springs mental wellness effort

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS - UTSA and Whataburger will work together to provide free mental wellness services for the Sutherland Springs community in the wake of the mass church shooting. UTSA's Academy for Crisis and Trauma Counseling will lead the effort, along with community partners. The Children's Bere

KENS 5 - 2017-11-22 19:04:12

Reporter Debrief: Covering Sutherland Springs

KSAT 12 digital journalist Erica Hernandez was having breakfast with her family in Floresville. With her mother being a first responder, scanner traffic was the white noise to life. Hernandez's mother's scanner accompanying them to breakfast was no different. But Nov. 5, 2017, was different. The

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-22 18:26:19

First responders of Sutherland Springs shooting lose funding

LA VERNIA - They were the first group of medical responders dispatched to the Sutherland Springs church shooting. But now, La Vernia EMS is closed and their calls are going to another agency. Wilson County Commissioners had an emergency meeting on Thursday. The only item they discussed was funding

KENS 5 - 2017-11-22 00:10:09

Teacher, athletic staff knew of alleged assaults at La Vernia ISD but did nothing, lawsuit says

One of the accusers in the La Vernia High School sexual assault scandal has filed a new lawsuit against the school district that again claims school officials knew of the alleged assaults and didn't report them. Thirteen students have been arrested in connection with what authorities described as se

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-11-22 12:30:18

Texas church shooter awarded security guard license despite lying to DPS about background

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas - Copies of documents signed by the Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley show he lied to the Texas Department of Public Safety while applying to become a private security guard. Kelley, 26, of New Braunfels, killed 26 people at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland S

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-21 19:09:15

Daily Times: Opinion - Freedom is a constant fight

As a rule, I enjoy Verna Benham's articles, because she's normally rational and insightful. I think her Nov. 15 article was written out of emotion. All caring people would have empathy for the family and friends of those in Sutherland Springs. Some corrections are in order. She references the 1994 A

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-21 20:06:00

How to deal with secondary trauma of tragic news

SAN ANTONIO - News of unexpected, unexplainable tragedy has seemed endless and unavoidable in recent weeks. A gunman killing 58 people from a 32nd-story window in Las Vegas. A man using a truck to plow down bicyclists and pedestrians in New York City. A quaint South Texas church becoming the site

KSAT 12 - 2017-11-21 00:03:05

BAYOU CLASSIC: Full schedule of events

The 2017 Bayou Classic has arrived. Fans of Grambling State University and Southern University will begin to fill the city early this week to participate in the week-long festivities. RELATED: Restrictions in place for Bayou Classic Weekend: Heavy traffic expected The week will culminate with a tieb

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 18:43:52

Will Baton Rouge voters get behind a new tax for police pay raises?

A proposed 10-year, 8-mill property tax that would fund pay raises for Baton Rouge police officers has been introduced by the Metro Council, and could very well make its way onto the April ballot. If it does, political observers warn the more crowded the ballot becomes with tax measures, the less li

BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT - 2017-11-22 16:02:34

Ascension Parish sheriff warns of scammers posing as law enforcement officers

The sheriff of Ascension Parish is warning residents of a scam where scammers are impersonating law enforcement officers. Sheriff Jeff Wiley said in a news release that individuals are "wearing makeshift uniforms and driving a makeshift marked law enforcement vehicle targeting individuals to scam t

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 17:13:22

Video shows student being body slammed by officers

School bus surveillance video has been released showing a 15-year-old student being body slammed by officers. An Austin-based lawyer said the student is pursuing a lawsuit against the two Killeen officers involved and the city of Killeen. The lawyer posted the video to YouTube on Tuesday. The incid

WAFB.COM - 2017-11-22 16:55:01