Essex County

Police investigate the shooting of a man who they say was killed in front of his three children in Newark on July 22, 2015.  (credit: CBS2)

Police: Newark Father Shot, Killed In Front Of His 3 Young Children

Police said 37-year-old Hassan Scott was leaving his home to get into his car with his children, ages 2, 4 and 9, to take them to day care when he was shot multiple times.


Nicole Dufault is accused of sexual contact with three 15-year-old boys at Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2/Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Maplewood, NJ Teacher Indicted On Charges Of Having Sex With Male Students

A northern New Jersey high school teacher accused of having sex with several male students is now facing a 40-count indictment.


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Prosecutors: Newark Supermarket Owner Shoots, Kills Would-Be Robber

The owner of a northern New Jersey supermarket shot and killed a would-be robber who pointed a gun at him.


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Authorities: No Link Found Between Deadly Newark Shootings

Authorities say they have found no links connecting the fatal shootings of two men in Newark.


A water main break cut service to a hospital and 20 percent of customers in Belleville, New Jersey on Monday, Nov. 10. (Credit: CBS2)

Water Main Break Cuts Service To Hospital, 20 Percent Of Customers In Belleville, N.J.

A water main break cut off service to a hospital and parts of Belleville, New Jersey late Monday afternoon.


A 15-month-old girl was shot and killed by a stray bullet in Irvington, N.J., on Oct. 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Hunt Continues For 3 Suspects In Stray Bullet Death Of Irvington Toddler

Essex County prosecutors said the men were wearing hoods as they walked up Ellis Avenue in Irvington Saturday afternoon, spraying bullets as they went.


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Police: Stray Bullet Hits, Kills Toddler In Irvington

Authorities say a 15-month-old girl was apparently shot and killed by a stray bullet while she was in her northern New Jersey apartment.


A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

2 More Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In New Jersey

Health officials say two more New Jersey children have confirmed cases of a respiratory illness that is caused by an uncommon virus.


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Prosecutors: 1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Newark Shooting Friday Night

One man was killed and two people were wounded when shots rang out in Newark.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.