Essex County Prosecutor’s Office

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

File photo (credit: CBS 2)

2 Fatally Shot In Newark

The victims have been identified as Tariq Romane, 21, and Rahmel Johnson, 20, both of Newark.

11/19/2013

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Man, 3 Teens Charged In Pizza Hut Delivery Driver’s Slaying In Newark

Four people – there of them teenagers – were charged Monday in the robbery and murder of a Pizza Hut delivery man in Newark last week.

09/09/2013

Harrison Allen

Man Charged In Maplewood Crash That Killed 2, Injured 2

One vehicle was traveling northbound on Essex when it collided with the second vehicle that was heading east on South 4th, authorities said.

08/07/2013

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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

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