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Explosive Device Detonates, Rocks Nutley, N.J.

Authorities on Sunday were investigating an explosion that shattered windows in Nutley, N.J. the night before.

07/14/2013

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Man Charged With Beating Father With Hammer In New Jersey

A man was arrested and charged with beating his father with a hammer in Essex Fells, N.J., early Sunday, after police found the suspect with a knife to his own throat.

06/30/2013

Irvington armed robbery suspects. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Reward Offered Following Deadly Armed Robbery In Irvington, N.J.

Narendrak Patel, 52, was working behind the counter of the Irvington Mini Market when at least one armed gunman entered the store shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday and apparently tried to rob the store.

06/30/2013

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Suspect In Brutal Millburn, N.J. Nanny Cam Attack Arrested In Manhattan

An hour after warrants were issued for his arrest, Shawn Custis was arrested Friday along 10th Avenue in the Inwood section of Manhattan by FBI agents.

06/28/2013

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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

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Warrant Issued In Fatal Shooting In Bloomfield, N.J.

Police issued a warrant Monday for a suspect in a fatal shooting in Bloomfield, N.J.

04/29/2013

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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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Police Work To Identify Person Of Interest In Newark IHOP Shooting

Authorities Monday were trying to identify a person of interest, in a shooting that left a manager dead and two others wounded at an International House of Pancakes restaurant in Newark.

03/25/2013

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Cops: Knifepoint Rapist On The Loose In Newark

Police and prosecutors in Newark were asking for help from the public Tuesday in identifying a rapist who forced his way into two homes at knifepoint.

03/12/2013

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Man Charged With Killing Homeless Woman Whose Body Was Found In Passaic River

A homeless man has been arrested and charged with the murder of a Newark woman whose body was found in the Passaic River last week.

11/27/2012

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Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Inside Newark Restaurant

Officials said three people were wounded, one critically, and one person was killed after the shooter walked into L.C.’s Place on 18th Avenue just after 10 a.m. and opened fire.

09/27/2012

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Essex County Prosecutor’s Office: Newark Political Leader Was Stabbed To Death

The death of a longtime Democratic Party official whose decomposed body was found in his Newark home this week has been ruled a homicide.

09/01/2012

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Prosecutors: 13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Irvington Crash After Police Chase

The incident began around 10 p.m. when Irvington Police spotted a vehicle that had been carjacked earlier in the day, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.

08/20/2012

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NJ Woman Accused Of Starving Daughter To Death Indicted

On Friday, the Essex County prosecutor’s office announced the 38-count indictment against Venette Ovilde, also known as Krisla Rezireksyon, in the death of her 8-year-old daughter, Christiana Glenn.

06/25/2012

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One Shot To Death, Another Wounded At Club Sensations In Newark

Prosecutors said that one man was shot to death and a security guard was wounded when gunfire erupted at a social club in northern New Jersey. It was not immediately clear what caused the shootings at Club Sensations in Newark.

05/12/2012

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