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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

Multiple people were killed late Wednesday, July 9, in a crash in East Orange, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

3 Men Killed In Head-On Crash In East Orange, N.J.

Multiple people were killed Wednesday evening, and several others were injured, in a crash in East Orange, New Jersey.

07/09/2014

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Woman Found Dead In East Orange, N.J.; Homicide Suspected

A woman was found dead outside an apartment building in East Orange, N.J. Monday, and police believe she was the victim of a homicide.

03/10/2014

Firefighters saved a young child from a smokey East Orange fire on Sunday. (Credit CBS 2)

Firefighters Save Young Child From Smokey East Orange Blaze

Crews responded to a smokey fire in a fourth floor apartment in East Orange. They found the two or three-year-old child inside and not breathing.

03/09/2014

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East Orange Man Charged In Death Of Pregnant Wife

Fatoumata’s husband, Babatope Owoseni, 33, was arrested and charged with murder.

12/31/2013

Police outside the Pavonia PATH station investigating a multiple shooting (credit: Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Police: Three Shot On PATH Train; Suspect In Custody

Police said the suspect ran out of the PATH station but was apprehended by police.

08/25/2013

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Man Shot By Off-Duty Cop During Alleged Break-In Attempt

A northern New Jersey man was shot and wounded by an off-duty East Orange police officer when he allegedly tried to break into the officer’s vehicle.

08/10/2013

Almuqqadin Means (Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Suspect Apprehended In Murder Of 17-Year-Old Girl In East Orange, N.J.

A suspect has been arrested and charged in the murder of a 17-year-old high school senior in East Orange, N.J.

06/10/2013

Almuqqadin Means (Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Authorities Issue Arrest Warrant For Suspect In NJ Teen’s Slaying

Aquilla Flood, a senior at Campus High School, was found dead around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday morning inside her East Orange home.

06/06/2013

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East Orange Officer Shoots, Wounds Suspect Waving Machete

An investigation is under way following a police-involved shooting in East Orange, New Jersey on Saturday night.

05/05/2013

First responders load a victim of an SUV crash onto a gurney on April 18, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Family Of 6 Hurt After SUV Plunges 18 Feet Off N.J. Overpass

Police said a SUV collided with a tractor-trailer on a service road, went through a cement barrier and plunged about 15 to 20 feet onto I-280.

04/18/2013

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East Orange Lawmakers Trying To Restore Confidence In City’s Water Supply

Officials are trying to address concerns from local residents about the quality of their drinking water more than a month after top officials were indicted on charges they hid elevated levels of a contaminant.

03/26/2013

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Authorities Probe Death Of 52-Year-Old East Orange Man

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide tips line at 1-877-847-7432.

03/20/2013

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N.J. Code Enforcer Charged With Making Up Carjacking, Buying Drugs

A code enforcer for the City of East Orange, N.J., has been charged with falsely telling police that he was carjacked to cover up a drug deal.

03/04/2013

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