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Essex County Prosecutors

Police in Newark investigate a shooting Jan. 21, 2014, that left two people dead and three others wounded. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Hunt For Answers In Newark Shooting That Left Imam’s Son, East Orange Woman Dead

Essex County prosecutors say 28-year-old Shante Spivey of East Orange was among five people sitting in a parked car on Springfield Avenue in the city’s West Ward when someone approached them late Tuesday morning and started shooting.

01/22/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Authorities: Off-Duty Newark Cop Shot Suspect During Attempted Carjacking

The officer, identified only as a 23-year veteran of the force, tried to stop the suspect. But when Brent appeared to be reaching for a weapon, the officer fired one shot from his service weapon.

12/14/2013

Jennifer Sahoye (credit: Handout)

Prosecutors: Driver In Deadly Crash On Routes 1 & 9 Was Texting

Jennifer Sahoye, 35, has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with the Oct. 10 crash on Routes 1 & 9 in Newark.

10/22/2013

Fatal Shooting Generic

Authorities ID Man Slain In Irvington Bar Shooting

Authorities in northern New Jersey say a Newark man was killed in a shooting outside an Irvington go-go bar that left four other men wounded.

03/26/2011