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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

Infiniti Parker (credit: NJ State Police)

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

Metro-North Railroad station - Pelham, NY (file / credit: MTA)

‘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

Althea Gibson statue (Credit: WCBS 880/Peter Haskell

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

Students at Whitney Houston Academy remember late singer. (credit: CBS 2)

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

Kasia Rivera in court (credit: CBS 2)

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

FILE - A sample of a New Jersey driver's licence (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

40 Indicted In NJ For Allegedly Selling Black Market Driver’s Licenses

Authorities say the licenses were sold to unauthorized persons for thousands of dollars out of the East Orange, Edison, Jersey City, Lodi and North Bergen motor vehicle offices.

12/06/2011

Communications clerk Angel Castro monitors a remote surveillance camera view in the newly-opened Surveillance Operations Center - Newark, NJ - July 1, 2008 - Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Cities Getting Grants For Crime Fighting Technology

17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.

04/06/2011

An aerial view of the Seton Hall University campus. (Credit: Flickr/Seton Hall University)

Seton Hall Students, Staff On High Alert After Latest Armed Robbery

Staff and students at Seton Hall were on high alert after the armed robbery of two students. It’s just the latest crime committed in a community surrounding the prestigious university.

04/01/2011

East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser (credit: CBS 2)

Investigation Of East Orange Mayor Stalls

Mayor Robert Bowser was accused of sexually harassing a city employee and misappropriating city funds. The city council drafted legislation authorizing an investigation into the claims, but it hasn’t gotten off the ground yet.

03/02/2011

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Teen Charged With Fatally Shooting Man In Newark

Katherine Carter, a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, said 46-year-old Darryl Logan was shot Friday night at Osborne Terrace and Shephard Avenue. He died at University Hospital.

12/25/2010

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