East Orange

A bullet struck the window of a day care center in East Orange on Thursday, May 7. (Credit: CBS2)

Bullet Strikes Window At Day Care Center In East Orange

A bullet went flying into the window at a day care center with children inside in East Orange, New Jersey Thursday.

05/07/2015

Latrena May was shot and killed in East Orange, New Jersey. Police shot and wounded the alleged gunman. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Officer Shot, Wounded Man Who Fatally Shot Woman In East Orange

According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, 42-year-old Andre Higgs, of Watchung, is charged with murder and weapons offenses in the death of 27-year-old teacher Latrena May.

05/02/2015

Veterans Administration sign (Credit: CBS2)

Lawmakers: New Jersey VA Facilities Have Too Few Doctors, Long Wait Times

A bipartisan congressional delegation from New Jersey has urged the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to take immediate action on problems at two VA hospitals.

04/21/2015

Veterans Affairs Medical Center in New York (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Report: Percentage Of Long Wait Times At NJ VA Hospitals Lower Than National Average

Almost 6,000 medical appointments for veterans were delayed at least a month from September to February in New Jersey, including at one Vineland clinic that fared particularly poorly.

04/09/2015

East Orange home where mother, child found dead (CBS2)

Mother, Child Found Dead Inside East Orange Home; Carbon Monoxide Suspected

Carbon monoxide is odorless and colorless. There was a carbon monoxide detector in the home but it was inoperable, Chief of Detectives Anthony F. Ambrose said.

04/08/2015

Justin Bozinta (credit: NJ Office Of The Attorney General)

East Orange Wrestling Coach Appears In Court On Child Porn, Drug Charges

Justin Bozinta, 37, is the wrestling coach at East Orange Campus High School and a middle school teacher at the Costley Middle School in East Orange.

02/20/2015

Justin Bozinta (credit: NJ Office Of The Attorney General)

Authorities: East Orange Wrestling Coach Charged With Child Porn, Growing Pot

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman said Thursday that 37-year-old Justin Bozinta, of Rosselle, is charged with third-degree possession of child pornography and faces first-degree drug charges.

02/19/2015

A water main break sends a violent gush onto I-280 under Burnett Street, in East Orange, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Water Main Break Sends Spectacular Flood Onto I-280 In East Orange

A main break sent water shooting down like a waterfall Wednesday evening, beneath an overpass on Interstate 280 in East Orange, New Jersey.

02/04/2015

Garden State Parkway (credit: Route 82 / Wikipedia)

NJ State Police: Garden State Pkwy. Toll Collector Robbed By Armed Motorist

It remains unclear how much cash the robber got away with.

02/04/2015

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Search On For Perp After Woman, 21, Is Shot Dead In East Orange

Police in East Orange, New Jersey were searching Tuesday for a suspect in a shooting that left a 21-year-old woman dead.

01/06/2015

Firefighters work at the scene of a deadly blaze in East Orange, N.J., on Dec. 7, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Authorities: East Orange House Fire Kills 5

The Essex County prosecutor’s office said the blaze started at about 6 a.m. at 16 N. 17th St., a few blocks north of Route 280.

12/07/2014

Officials are investigating a deadly East Orange fire. (Credit: CBS2)

At Least One Dead After Flames Tear Through East Orange Home

Flames shot through the roof of a two story home on Springdale Avenue in East Orange over night.

11/09/2014

Police on the scene after an officer was shot in East Orange, NJ on Nov. 5, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Officials: Bulletproof Vest Saves Life Of Officer Shot In East Orange, New Jersey

Sgt. Mike Williams, a 12-year veteran with the department, was recently voted East Orange officer of the month, officials said at an afternoon news conference.

11/05/2014

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Indictment: N.J. Man Lied About Being Carjacked

State authorities say a northern New Jersey man fabricated a story about being carjacked so he could get about $38,500 from his insurer.

09/10/2014

Three people died in a crash on Route 280 near East Orange on Aug. 27, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Killed In Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer, Several Vehicles On I-280 In East Orange

A tractor-trailer and several other vehicles were involved in the crash that occurred in the eastbound lanes, police said.

08/27/2014

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