Essex County Prosecutor’s Office
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.
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.
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.
The death of a longtime Democratic Party official whose decomposed body was found in his Newark home this week has been ruled a homicide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The remains were found near Raymond Boulevard and Van Buren Street not far from Penn Station.
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.
Investigators say an elderly woman died after she was run over by her own car at a northern New Jersey restaurant this weekend.
Police said an unknown suspect entered Chestnut Wine and Liquors and shot 28-year-old James Wilson on Friday at 9:30 p.m.
Authorities say a 29-year-old Irvington man has died from injuries suffered in a shooting 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.
Authorities say another person has been fatally shot in Newark, the latest incident in a string of recent shootings and violent incidents.