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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

City Councilwoman Andrea McPhatter (Photo: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: East Orange City Councilwoman Accused Of Skipping Town After Sandy

Political fireworks have broken out in the East Orange, N.J., City Council, amid claims that Councilwoman Andrea McPhatter abandoned the city after Superstorm Sandy.

02/25/2013

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Teen Accused Of Carjacking 3 People, Robbing 2 More In New Jersey

A 16-year-old boy was charged as a juvenile Monday in connection with three carjackings and two armed robberies in Newark and East Orange, N.J.

01/29/2013

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Gas Station Attendant Shot Dead In East Orange, N.J.

A gas station was shot and killed during a robbery this past weekend in East Orange, N.J.

01/14/2013

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East Orange Man Struck, Killed By Car Being Chased By Police

Darroll Morris, 55, was out walking his dog when he was struck and killed by a 2003 white Acura LT that was being pursued by East Orange Police, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.

08/27/2012

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3-Year-Old Boy, Grandmother Killed In East Orange High-Rise Fire

When firefighters arrived, they found a 55-year-old woman dead. Her 3-year-old grandson, who was staying with his grandmother, was taken to the hospital where he later died.

06/04/2012

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East Orange Police Say Missing 10-Year-Old Infiniti Parker Found Safe

East Orange police said Friday night that Infiniti Parker, who had been missing for more than 24 hours has been found and is in good health, according to Police Chief William Robinson.

04/20/2012

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‘Metro-North Robber’ Strikes Again In Pelham, 7th Time Along New Haven Line Since January

Police say a masked, armed gunman had been pouncing on commuters walking home from Metro-North Railroad stations at night. He forces his victims to lie face down on the ground and then grabs their possessions.

04/04/2012

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Racial Pioneer And Tennis Great Althea Gibson Honored In Newark

She fought for civil rights while proving to be one of the world’s greatest athletes, and on Wednesday the late Althea Gibson was honored in Newark.

03/28/2012

A memorial for Whitney Houston outside of The New Hope Baptist Church on February 14, 2012 in Newark, NJ. (Photo by John W. Ferguson/Getty Images)

Lack Of Public Memorial Upsets Fans; Funeral To Be Streamed Online

Though fans maybe not be able to hold a public farewell at the Prudential Center as previously anticipated, publicist Kristen Foster said the Associated Press will stream the service live on Saturday.

02/15/2012

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Students At Whitney Houston Academy Honor Late Singer; NJ Residents Fondly Remember Neighbor

The entire student body at the school walked out in single file Monday morning in a somber procession from the singer’s elementary school to her childhood home on Dodd Street.

02/13/2012

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East Orange Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Penis Injection Case

Authorities have charged 34-year-old Kasia Rivera of East Orange with reckless manslaughter and unauthorized practice of medicine.

12/14/2011

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East Orange Woman Charged With Manslaughter After Alleged Fatal Penis Injection

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said Friday that 34-year-old Kasia Rivera gave 22-year-old Justin Street the injection on May 5. He died the next day.

12/09/2011

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