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Man Arrested in Connection with Maplewood Home Invasion and Sexual Assault
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Saturday in connection with thesexual assault and home invasion that occurred in Maplewood on Tuesday, Oct. 16, according to a statement from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Maplewood Police Chief Jim DeVaul
Essex County 911: Sex Assault|Man's Body Found|School Bomb Threat
Why were those sirens wailing? Patch recaps some of Essex County's recent top police, fire and EMS stories.
Rumors Swirl About Incident At West Orange School Dance
On Friday, 7th and 8th graders from Liberty and Roosevelt schools gathered for theirannual Fall Dancefrom 7 to 9 p.m. at the West Orange High School cafeteria. After the dance,rumors began to spread on social mediathat a concerning incident took place at the event, officials said.
Man faces 8 years for church party shooting that left 1 dead, 2 wounded
Daequan Jackson also pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated assault for wounding the girls, who were 12 and 16 years old at the time of the Aug. 9, 2016 shooting during a party in the basement of Holy Ghost Tabernacle Ministries on Communipaw Avenue, officials.
Grape Street Crips member indicted for 2010 murder of bystander - Essex News Daily
NEWARK, NJ — A member of the Grape Street Crips gang was indicted Oct. 16 on additional charges in connection with the murder of a bystander at a summer cookout in 2010, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
NYPD: Woman Kills Husband, Brother Kills Brother in 30 Hours
What to KnowCops are investigating two domestic homicides in separate boroughs within a 30-hour spanIn the first case, early Thursday, cops allege a 39-year-old woman stabbed her husband to death; they had a history of domestic violenceIn the second, a 28-year-old man allegedly stabbed his brother t
Millburn 'Meets Expectations' In PARCC Assessment
MILLBURN, NJ - On average, the Millburn School District has met expectations in terms of the district-by-district, school-by-school PARCC results released this week.
Social Media Star, 11, Turns Bullying To Love, Visits West Orange
Eleven-year-old Olivia VanLedtje has visited over 30 schools, spoken to over 25,000 people, and traveled to 19 states to share her message of hope and love under her brand "The Liv Bits," along with Literacy Consultant (and mom) Cynthia Merrill. The dynamic duo are halfway through a whirlwind visit
Newark road remains closed after weekend power outage
Underground Cable Fire Sparks Power Outage In Downtown Newark (nice photo, wonder who too-... Oh! It's me!)#mrfirstonthescene-- Manny Faces (@MannyFaces)October 21, 2018
Newark Sees Smoking Manholes, Power Outages, Canceled Concert
NEWARK, NJ — Smoking manholes. Power outages for 1,500 customers. A canceled concert and poetry festival at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. These were some of the complications seen in Newark after an underground electrical fire slammed the city last weekend.
Susan Trott: Woman Found Dead With Throat Slashed in NYC Apartment
Police entered the apartment and saw blood in the living room. There was a trail of it leading to the bedroom, where Trott was lying on her back with her throat slashed. Police said Trott was fully clothed and nothing appeared to have been stolen from the apartment, asreportedby theNew York Times.Po
West Orange celebrates Hispanic culture at flag raising - Essex News Daily
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The flags of all 21 Hispanic countries were raised in front of Town Hall as West Orange residents continued to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at an Oct. 15 event hosted by the West Orange Hispanic Foundation. At the event, each flag was carried and planted on Main Street by an i
UPDATE: Irvington Township Man Arrested for Maplewood Sexual Assault Incident
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Maplewood Police Chief Jim DeVaul have announced that authorities have arrested a suspect in connection with the sexual assault and home invasion that occurred in Maplewood, on October 16TH.Officials say after an extensive investigation, de
Police: Tailgaters to blame for car fires outside MetLife
In two separate incidents, a car parked over the coals, causing the car to catch fire. One of those fires then spread to several other cars.
Man dies in jump from George Washington Bridge
The man, who has not been identified, jumped from the eastbound lower level of the bridge at around 6:15 p.m., said Rudy King, a spokesman for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The victim was about 30 years old, King said.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — CASA for Children of Essex County held its third annual Hom...
WEST ORANGE, NJ — CASA for Children of Essex County held its third annual Homeward Bound Walk on Oct. 14 at the Clipper Pavilion at the South Mountain Recreation Complex in West Orange. The walk serves as a way to raise both awareness and funding for the…
Totowa woman killed in car crash Saturday in Wayne
Marcelina Carino, an 83-year-old Totowa resident was pronounced dead at about 6 p.m. Saturday after police responded to a crash involving three vehicles at Valley Road and Birchwood Terrace, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes said in a press release.
2 Men Dead, 1 Woman In Critical Condition After Being Found Unconscious in NJ Home: Police
Police didn't immediately provide any details about what happened to the three people Two men died and one woman was in critical condition after they were found unconscious in a home in Newark on Sunday, police said. Police responding to a 911 call found the three people unconscious inside a home on
Things to do Oct. 25
EVENTSRoseland Farmers Marketwill be held at the corner of Roseland and Harrison avenues noon to 6 p.m. every Friday to Oct. 26.Eighth Annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony,sponsored by Roseland Recreation, will be held at 140 Eagle Rock Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Festivities including blessings, remarks
83-Year-Old Woman Dies in New Jersey Crash, Authorities Say
Marcelina Carino, of Totowa, was driving a Honda Civic near Valley Road and Birchwood Terrace in Wayne around 5:44 p.m. on Saturday when she was involved in a crash with two other vehicles, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office said on Sunday.