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Police Tape (credit: Eliot Schechter/AFP/Getty Images)

Newark Man Charged In Fatal Shooting Of 33-Year-Old Woman

Bail is set at $1 million for 38-year-old Cornelius Jones of Newark.

08/26/2014

Brendan Tevlin (CBS 2)

Authorities: Teen Found Dead In SUV At West Orange Apartment Building Was Targeted

Cops found Brendan Tevlin, of Livingston, dead from an apparent gunshot wound, authorities said.

06/26/2014

Tanji Dewberry with her son (credit: Facebook)

Mother, 8-Year-Old Son Killed In NJ Fire

The fire broke out at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday on Berkely Avenue in Orange. A passerby noticed the flames and called 911.

04/14/2014

Dam proposed at New Jersey reservation (Credit: CBS 2)

Community Torn Over Dam Proposal In New Jersey Reservation

Businesses and neighbors slammed by one flood after another welcome the dam proposal, while others say it will destroy the wildlife and the beauty of the park.

04/03/2014

Deer (file/credit: Clipart)

Annual Essex County, N.J. Deer Hunt Comes To End, More Than 100 Deer Killed

County officials say 108 deer were killed in the hunt. That’s a slight increase from 2013, when 104 deer were culled.

03/17/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting and car crash in Newark, NJ on March 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Search Continues For Suspects In Deadly Newark Shooting

Investigators spent hours trying to piece together the deadly chain of events that ended in a car crash and the alleged gunman speeding away in a truck.

03/04/2014

Deer (file/credit: Clipart)

Despite Critics, Essex County Officials Say Deer Hunts Needed

For the seventh year in a row, the county is allowed 15 trained hunters to kill deer in the South Mountain and Hilltop reservations.

01/23/2014

Authorities investigate a shooting in Newark, N.J. on Dec. 25, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

3rd Teen Victim In Newark Christmas Night Shooting Dies

Chief assistant Essex County prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said 14-year-old Abdul Frazier died early Friday after three weeks in a hospital.

01/17/2014

Dick Codey (file / credit: Election Fund of Senator Codey)

State Senator Dick Codey To Become New Jersey’s Longest Serving Legislator

New Jersey Senator Dick Codey will go down in history books this week as the state’s longest serving legislator in Trenton.

01/12/2014

A Range Rover in connection with a fatal carjacking at The Mall at Short Hills. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities: Carjackings On The Rise In North Jersey Suburbs

So far in 2013, there have been 450 carjackings in Essex County, up from 422 in 2012, and 410 in 2011, 2009 saw just 200.

12/20/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Officer Shot, Wounded In Paterson, N.J.

An off-duty Essex County Sheriff’s officer and a second person were wounded early Sunday in a shooting in Paterson, N.J.

12/01/2013

Chase Harrison (credit: Chase Harrison/Facebook)

Newly Elected Millburn School Board Member May Be N.J.’s Youngest Elected Official

Chase Harrison, 18, beat incumbent board member Rona Wenik, winning 1,805 votes to Wenik’s 1,653, according to incomplete results from the Essex County Clerk’s office.

11/08/2013

April Wyckoff (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Continue Search For Body Of April Wyckoff

Authorities believe 43-year-old Matthew Ballister III killed 43-year-old April Wyckoff of Cranford in his Union Township home sometime on Tuesday evening.

10/26/2013

Jennifer Sahoye (credit: Handout)

Woman Facing Vehicular Homicide Charge For Allegedly Texting While Driving

Jennifer Sahoye, 35, was originally charged with causing death while driving with a suspended license in the Oct. 10 crash on Routes 1 & 9 in Newark. Further investigation revealed Sahoye was texting while driving at the time of the crash, Essex County prosecutors said.

10/23/2013

Camden, N.J., Battles Crime And Poverty In Effort To Revitalize Community

Study: A Quarter Of New Jersey Residents Live In Poverty

Twenty-five percent of New Jerseyans are living in poverty, according to a new study.

09/08/2013

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