Bail is set at $1 million for 38-year-old Cornelius Jones of Newark.
Cops found Brendan Tevlin, of Livingston, dead from an apparent gunshot wound, authorities said.
The fire broke out at around 11:30 p.m. Sunday on Berkely Avenue in Orange. A passerby noticed the flames and called 911.
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.
County officials say 108 deer were killed in the hunt. That’s a slight increase from 2013, when 104 deer were culled.
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.
For the seventh year in a row, the county is allowed 15 trained hunters to kill deer in the South Mountain and Hilltop reservations.
Chief assistant Essex County prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said 14-year-old Abdul Frazier died early Friday after three weeks in a hospital.
New Jersey Senator Dick Codey will go down in history books this week as the state’s longest serving legislator in Trenton.
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.
An off-duty Essex County Sheriff’s officer and a second person were wounded early Sunday in a shooting in Paterson, N.J.
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.
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.
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.
Twenty-five percent of New Jerseyans are living in poverty, according to a new study.