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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

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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

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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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Funeral Held For College Student Shot To Death In West Orange

Brendan Tevlin was shot and killed last Wednesday. His body was found in the family Jeep at an apartment complex.

07/01/2014

Orange High School in Orange, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Orange High School Student Accused Of Hacking Into Computer System, Changing Grades

A 16-year-old high school sophomore from Orange, New Jersey has been charged with hacking into a school computer system to change grades and attendance records.

06/23/2014

Honey Bey (L)  Haniyyah Barnes (R) (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Newark Woman Admits To Killing Dog Over Parking Space

A New Jersey woman admitted Tuesday to throwing her neighbor’s small dog into traffic, and to its death, during an argument over a parking space.

04/29/2014

Lee Evans was acquitted of the 1978 murders of five Newark teenagers in 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Lee Evans, NJ Man Acquitted In Murder Of 5 Teens, Sues

Lee Evans filed a civil suit in Superior Court in Newark against the Essex County prosecutor’s office, the Newark Police Department and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.

04/08/2014

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Hunt Is On For Suspect In Fatal Irvington Shooting

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of three people at an Irvington bar.

12/31/2013

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Arrests Made In Connection With Shooting Death Of Newark College Student

Authorities have announced the arrest of a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a Newark college student.

12/31/2013

Zainee Hailey and Kasson Morman (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: Boy, 15, Facing Murder Charges For Christmas Night Shooting In Newark

News of an arrest comes on the same day as the funeral for 13-year-old victim Zainee Hailey.

12/31/2013

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