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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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Prosecutors: Cedar Grove Mother Charged With Assaulting 8-Week-Old Daughter

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office says 35-year-old Ania Marcinkiewicz is charged with aggravated assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

04/05/2012

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Human Remains Found In Suitcase In Newark

The remains were found near Raymond Boulevard and Van Buren Street not far from Penn Station.

03/05/2012

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Newark Launches First-Ever Youth Public Safety Academy

Mayor Cory Booker has joined forces with police officers, firefighters and prosecutors to recruit about 40 children, ages 10-14, to attend a special summer camp where they will learn to report crimes, stay away from gangs and carry fire hoses.

07/19/2011

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NJ Woman Dies After Being Run Over By Her Own Car

Investigators say an elderly woman died after she was run over by her own car at a northern New Jersey restaurant this weekend.

05/01/2011

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Man Shot, Killed At West Orange Liquor Store

Police said an unknown suspect entered Chestnut Wine and Liquors and shot 28-year-old James Wilson on Friday at 9:30 p.m.

04/23/2011

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Newark Shooting Claims Life Of Irvington Man, 29

Authorities say a 29-year-old Irvington man has died from injuries suffered in a shooting in Newark.

01/17/2011

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Teen Charged With Fatally Shooting Man In Newark

Katherine Carter, a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, said 46-year-old Darryl Logan was shot Friday night at Osborne Terrace and Shephard Avenue. He died at University Hospital.

12/25/2010

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Man Slain In Latest Newark Shooting

Authorities say another person has been fatally shot in Newark, the latest incident in a string of recent shootings and violent incidents.

12/25/2010

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