Two adults and five teenagers have been arrested in connection with four recent homicides in Newark and East Orange, officials said Monday.
Ahmad Crudup, 22, of Maplewood, died shortly before midnight Sunday at University Hospital in Newark, police said.
Essex County prosecutors said the incident began around 9 a.m., when East Orange police responded to reports of a middle-aged man brandishing a weapon at a doughnut shop.
A bullet went flying into the window at a day care center with children inside in East Orange, New Jersey Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A main break sent water shooting down like a waterfall Wednesday evening, beneath an overpass on Interstate 280 in East Orange, New Jersey.
It remains unclear how much cash the robber got away with.
Police in East Orange, New Jersey were searching Tuesday for a suspect in a shooting that left a 21-year-old woman dead.
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.
Flames shot through the roof of a two story home on Springdale Avenue in East Orange over night.