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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.
Newark Police Car Engulfed In Flames, Officer Escapes Unharmed
NEWARK, NJ — A Newark police car was engulfed in flames after an electrical malfunction on Wednesday, authorities said.
Newark looks to dramatically increase percentage of college graduates by 2025 | Video | NJTV News
“NCLC exists due to the reality that not enough Newark residents are earning the degrees and credentials necessary to compete for viable employment in our city’s economy,” said Reginald Lewis, executive director of the organization.
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.
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.
UPDATE: Former Newark Watershed Consultant Sentenced To Prison for Wire Fraud Scheme
A political consultant from Essex County, New Jersey, was sentenced today to 48 months in prison for her role in a fraud scheme related to contracts with the Newark Watershed Development Corp. and kickbacks to officials there, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.Officials say Dianthe Martinez-Br
'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.
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.
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.
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
Man living in NJ group home struck and killed in hit-and-run: sources
HACKENSACK, N.J. — A man who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in New Jersey has died, hospital sources said.
'Flood Rat': Video Of Rat Hiding From NYC Subway Flooding Goes Viral
Follow CBSPHILLYNEW YORK (CBS) –A determined subway rat in New York was caught on camera trying to avoid getting washed away.A Reddit user posted video Tuesday as heavy rain flooded a subway station.The rat can be seen taking shelter behind a support beam, as fast-moving water rushes on both sides.I
Convicted Newark Crips leader faces sentencing
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — One of northern New Jersey's most notorious gang leaders is scheduled for sentencing.Corey Hamlet is scheduled to appear Wednesday in federal court in Newark. He faces a life sentence after being convicted in July on murder, racketeering and other counts.A previous trial had ende
Newark Airport ranks dead last for customer satisfaction among biggest airports in nation
The mega-airport came in last on J.D. Power's 2018 North American Airport Satisfaction Study of 19 airports. If you've flown into or out of Newark, it probably doesn't come as a surprise, given long TSA lines, vast differences in amenities by terminal and the familiar swirl of the baggage claim as y
Spotted lanternfly seen in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Virginia
The invaders are small, but they do a lot of damage. They are from Asia, specifically China, Vietnam and Bangladesh, a genuine pest.
Brothers breathe new life into struggling programs
The most bustling action, though, was on the turf at Bender Field. Stretching from one end zone to the other were dozens of young kids. They all had bright orange strips of plastic tucked into the waistbands of their shorts. And certain groups were attempting to move a pigskin from sideline to sidel
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
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.
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
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