Child Killed

Child Struck, Killed By Fugitive Attempting To Flee Police In NewarkThe incident took place at around 10 a.m. near 15th Avenue and South Seventh Street in Newark.
Prosecutors: Boy, 3, Was Beaten To Death Over Spelling AssignmentProsecutors on Friday said the aunt of a 3-year-old Brooklyn boy beat him to death with a belt after he refused to complete a spelling assignment.
Standoff Persists In Trenton; Woman, Child KilledA hostage situation persisted in Trenton, N.J., Saturday morning, after a woman and a child were found dead inside a home.