East Orange

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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

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

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

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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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