East Orange

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

Emergency Room (credit: CBS 2)

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

St. Mark AME Church (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Carjacking Suspect Heads To Court Wednesday

Prosecutors said Silvera struck 63-year-old James Callaway outside St. Mark’s AME Church.

12/22/2010

Generic car crash graphic (Credit: AP)

Community Mourns For Victim Of Deadly Carjacking Accident

A New Jersey community is mourning the loss of a beloved church member killed in a deadly carjacking.

12/18/2010

Jamal Silvera (Photo/Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Police: Carjacked Vehicle Kills Man During N.J. Chase

Family and loved ones were mourning a New Jersey church trustee, who died after being struck by a vehicle police said was carjacked in West Orange Friday morning.

12/17/2010

Generic Fire File Photo

Ex-NJ Cop Admits Torching Car For Insurance Money

A former East Orange police officer has admitted setting fire to his personal vehicle last year to defraud his auto insurance company.

11/20/2010

New Jersey Raids Lead To Dozens Arrested

EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP / 1010 WINS) – Officials announced the arrests of more than 40 suspected gang members in Newark and East Orange after law enforcers carried out two simultaneous raids targeting the area’s […]

1010 WINS–10/15/2010

Marcus Bascus Mugshot (credit: CBS)

Seton Hall Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Marcus Bascus was arrested in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., on Sept. 29, several days after the shooting of sophomore Jessica Moore in East Orange.

10/13/2010

Marcus Bascus Mugshot (credit: CBS)

2nd Suspect In Seton Hall Shooting Arrested

Police have arrested suspect Marcus Bascus in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Jessica Moore at a party last weekend.

09/29/2010

Nicholas Welch (credit: CBS 2)

Seton Hall Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Nicholas Welch, 25, was charged with murder, conspiracy, and weapons possession.

09/29/2010

Nicholas Welch (credit: CBS 2)

2nd Suspect Sought In Seton Hall Shooting

Despite the fact detectives said they’re still looking for 19-year-old Marcus Bascus, who allegedly supplied the gun, Seton Hall students were relieved the accused shooter was in custody.

09/28/2010

Seton Hall shooting

Police Make Arrest In Seton Hall Student Shooting

East Orange Police have arrested Nicholas Welch in the shooting death of Seton Hall student Jessica Moore. 19-year-old Marcus Bascus is still at large.

09/27/2010

Police investigate the scene of a quintuple shooting in New Jersey. (credit: CBS 2)

Witness: NJ House Party Shooter Had No Targets

A woman who attended an off-campus New Jersey house party near Seton Hall University at which five people were shot says the gunman appeared to have no targets.

09/26/2010

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