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Dwayne Johnson was convicted on Wednesday, Nov. 19, of stomping and kicking his former friend, Terrence Everett, to death in Newark. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Convicted Of Beating Former Friend To Death On Streets Of Newark

A jury in Newark convicted a man Wednesday of stomping and kicking another man in the head until he died.

11/19/2014

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Newark Man Admits To Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting 3 Women

A Newark man admitted Thursday to kidnapping and sexually assaulting three different women, in exchange for what is expected to be a sentence of 25 years behind bars.

11/06/2014

This crash shut down Route 21 in Belleville, New Jersey on Monday, Nov. 3. (Credit: CBS2)

2 Dead In Fiery Crash On Route 21 In Belleville

Authorities now say two people were killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on Route 21 in Belleville.

11/04/2014

NJ TRANSIT bus (file/credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Transit Bus Hits, Kills Man In Newark

Authorities say a New Jersey Transit bus struck and killed a man in Newark.

10/30/2014

A 15-month-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet in Irvington, N.J., on Oct. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

$25K Reward Offered In Stray Bullet Death Of Irvington Toddler

A $25,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to an arrest in connection with the shooting of a New Jersey toddler who was killed by a stray bullet that entered her family’s apartment.

10/23/2014

(Clockwise from top left): Hanif Thompson, Basim Henry, Karif Ford, and Kevin are charged in a shooting and carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead at the Short Hills Mall. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

4 Plead Not Guilty In Short Hills Mall Carjack Killing

The defendants were arraigned separately in an Essex County courtroom, CBS 2′s Dave Carlin reported.

10/22/2014

Police investigate a break-in at the Yogi Berra Museum on Montclair State University. (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Reward Up To $15,000 In Yogi Berra Museum Break-In, Burglary

The reward was increased to $15,000 Thursday for information leading to an arrest in the break-in and burglary at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Little Falls, New Jersey.

10/09/2014

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Prosecutors: Man Committed String Of Armed Robberies At NJ Motels

Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man has been charged in a recent string of armed robberies at hotels in the state.

09/02/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Police: Man Stabbed To Death On Newark Street

Authorities say that a 57-year-old man was stabbed to death on a Newark street Saturday morning.

08/23/2014

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N.J. DHS Employee Accused Of Fraudulently Helping Bring Someone Else Into U.S.

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration employee was arrested in Hillside, New Jersey Wednesday, on charges that made false statements to bring someone else into the country from his native Ghana.

08/06/2014

Police respond to an officer shot in Newark on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Mayor: Cop Shot In Leg Responding To Armed Robbery Call

The incident took place at Clinton Avenue near Stratford Place.

07/30/2014

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Authorities Identify Woman Killed In Essex Fells Fire

A woman who died in a fire in Essex Fells, New Jersey this past weekend has been identified.

07/28/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Newark Cop Indicted For Allegedly Pulling Gun In Road Rage Quarrel

A veteran Newark police officer was indicted Wednesday, on charges that he pulled a gun on a man driving with his wife and son after a traffic dispute this past winter.

07/23/2014

Ali Muhammad Brown is charged with the murder of two men in Seattle and a carjacking in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Suspect In Seattle Double Murder Arrested In West Orange, N.J.

A suspect in a double homicide in Seattle was behind bars in New Jersey Saturday morning.

07/19/2014

Cheyanne Bond (credit: CBS 2)

Police Looking For Possible Witnesses In Shooting Death Of Newark Teen

Police in Newark are trying to identify potential witnesses after a high school cheerleader was shot and killed, just two weeks after graduation.

07/02/2014

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