Essex County Prosecutor’s Office

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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

Brendan Tevlin (CBS 2)

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

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

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

Basim Henry, suspect in the deadly carjacking at the Short Hills mall. (credit: Handout)

Prosecutors Drop Charge Against Suspect In Fatal Carjacking At Short Hills Mall

Basim Henry was arrested in Pennsylvania. The 32-year-old was accused of violating the conditions of his supervised release from a 2006 robbery.

12/23/2013

(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)

Report: Getaway SUV In Deadly Short Hills Mall Shooting Belonged To Suspect’s Mother

The sport-utility vehicle that the suspects used as a getaway vehicle in the deadly carjacking and shooting at the Short Hills Mall last weekend actually belonged to a suspect’s mother, according to a published report.

12/22/2013

(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 Charged In Deadly Short Hills Mall Shooting

Police and federal authorities captured four suspects overnight in the shooting that killed a Hoboken attorney at the Short Hills Mall last weekend.

12/21/2013

An entrance to Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Investigate Alleged Sexual Assault Of Seton Hall Student

South Orange police think the mid-November incident at an off-campus party was caught on cell phone video, which was then forwarded among students.

12/05/2013

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