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48 Arrested In Newark Area Drug Ring Takedown

Forty-eight people, including a juvenile, were arrested in following a five-month investigation into drugs and violence in Essex County, New Jersey.

07/01/2015

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Arrest Made In Disturbing Case Of Police Impersonation In New Jersey

The accused is not a police officer, but on the afternoon of May 6 he played one, Essex County prosecutors said, in order to prey on a trusting young woman.

05/15/2015

Latrena May was shot and killed in East Orange, New Jersey. Police shot and wounded the alleged gunman. (Credit: CBS2)

Prosecutors: Officer Shot, Wounded Man Who Fatally Shot Woman In East Orange

According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, 42-year-old Andre Higgs, of Watchung, is charged with murder and weapons offenses in the death of 27-year-old teacher Latrena May.

05/02/2015

A woman's dead body was found in the South Mountain Reserve in Essex County, New Jersey on Tuesday, April 14. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Found Dead In South Mountain Reservation In New Jersey

Authorities were investigating Tuesday afternoon, after a woman was found dead in the South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, New Jersey.

04/14/2015

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Man Convicted In Robbery, Shooting That Left Teen Dead In Irvington, New Jersey

A man was convicted of murder and other charges Monday, in a 2012 shooting that left a 16-year-old boy dead in Irvington, New Jersey.

03/30/2015

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Authorities: Newark Mother Of 4 Found Dead After Being Reported Missing

Police on Monday were investigating the death of a Newark mother of four whose body was found this past weekend, days after she was reported missing.

03/16/2015

Former Newark police officer Eddie Gonzalez is charged with stalking ex-girlfriends and pretending he was still a cop. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's office)

Prosecutors: Fired Newark Cop Stalked Ex-Girlfriends, Impersonated Officer

A Newark police officer who was fired several years ago was in jail Friday, on allegations that he harassed and stalked several ex-girlfriends and kept uniforms and guns to impersonate a member of the force that let him go.

03/13/2015

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Newark Man Charged In Hit-Run That Killed Pedestrian

The victim, 29-year-old Khendrai Williams, of East Orange, was struck and killed around 12:30 a.m. at McCarter Highway and Market Street, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.

01/18/2015

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Prosecutors: N.J. Corrections Officer, Girlfriend Found Dead In Suspected Murder-Suicide

A New Jersey state corrections officer and his girlfriend were found dead in their Nutley, New Jersey home this week – in what prosecutors believe was a murder-suicide.

01/16/2015

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)

Defendant Dwayne Johnson Gets 54 Years For Stomping Man To Death In Newark

A man was sentenced to 54 years in prison Monday for stomping and kicking another man in the head until he died in Newark two years ago.

01/12/2015

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2 Charged In Shooting That Left 2 Men Dead In Irvington, New Jersey

Two suspects have been arrested and charged in connection with the murder of two men in Irvington, New Jersey back in November, authorities announced Monday.

01/12/2015

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Prosecutors: Man Dies After Being Shot By Security Guard In Newark

Police and prosecutors were investigating Tuesday, following the death of a man three days after he was shot by a UPS security guard in Newark.

12/16/2014

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Prosecutors: Baby In Newark Was Killed By Morphine Poisoning; Mom Held

Newark authorities on Monday said a baby who died back in September was poisoned with morphine, and her mother has been charged in connection with her death.

12/08/2014

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Police Probe Shooting That Left Man Dead In Newark

Police on Tuesday were investigating a shooting that left a 38-year-old man in Newark the night before.

12/02/2014

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Dozens Arrested In Newark, Paterson Heroin Busts

The indictment stems from two traffic stops in March in which state troopers allegedly seized drugs and weapons, which then led to the search of two apartments in Paterson.

11/24/2014

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