Essex County

The Valerie Fund's Bunny Flanders with cancer survivor Molly Greenwald. (credit: CBS 2)

Valerie Fund Gears Up For Annual Fundraising Walk

The charitable organization works with sick children and their families to make the trying time a little easier for the whole family.

06/09/2013

Dennis Mamrosz has been charged with making a bomb threat against Seton Hall's South Orange campus. (credit: Essex County Prosecutor’s Office)

Suspect Charged In Bomb Threat That Shut Down Seton Hall’s South Orange Campus

Authorities announced an arrest warrant has been issued for Dennis Mamrosz, 24, of Yonkers. Mamrosz is currently in Westchester County jail on unrelated charges.

06/03/2013

Erica DePalo (Credit: CBS 2)

No Prison Time For Onetime ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Who Had Sex With Student

A former Essex County teacher of the year was spared prison time Monday, after admitting to having sex with a 15-year-old student.

04/29/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Murder Suspect Turns Himself In One Day After Accidental Release

Ishmael Scott is on trial along with two alleged accomplices for the 2010 killing of Hope Williams stemming from a shootout at a barbecue.

04/17/2013

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

Authorities Probe Death Of 52-Year-Old East Orange Man

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide tips line at 1-877-847-7432.

03/20/2013

Ernest Williams Jr. (credit: Handout/Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Indicted In Murder Of Villanova Student Last Summer

A suspect has been indicted in the murder of a 21-year-old Villanova University student last summer.

03/16/2013

Jennifer Heiner-Pisano

N.J. Lawyer Admits To Misusing Clients’ Funds

A New Jersey attorney pleaded guilty this week to directing clients’ funds to her own personal use and obtaining a home through fraudulent means.

03/02/2013

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Off-Duty Essex County Sheriff’s Officer Shot Outside Club In Newark

It happened around 2 a.m. at the Mercedes and Mink Lounge on Springfield Avenue.

02/28/2013

Erica DePalo (Credit: CBS 2)

Fmr. ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Must Register As Sex Offender After Guilty Plea

A former Essex County teacher of the year has admitted having sex with a 15-year-old boy enrolled in an honors class she taught.

02/19/2013

Guns turned in as part of a gun buyback program in Bridgeport, Conn. - Dec. 22, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NJ Collects Thousands Of Guns In Buybacks

Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced Tuesday that the state spent $242,225 in criminal forfeiture funds to buy back firearms.

02/19/2013

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

City Over Suburbs: More Young Parents Are Choosing To Live In NYC

In a striking reversal, growing numbers of young parents are choosing to live in New York City over suburbia, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.

02/17/2013

Guns turned in at a Dallas gun buyback event (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Essex County Churches Holding Gun Buyback Today And Tomorrow

After a number of successful guns for cash exchanges in New Jersey, another gun buyback is taking place today and Saturday in Essex County.

02/15/2013

New Jersey Turnpike near the Pulaski Skyway - Feb. 8, 2013 (credit: NJ511)

Winter Storm Dumps Snow On Garden State, Knocks Out Power

The northeastern part of the state was expected to get a foot or more of snow as the storm intensified overnight.

02/08/2013

Guns at a buyback event in Los Angeles (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Buyback Planned For Next Weekend At Essex County Churches

The day after Valentine’s Day ill mark the start of a two day guns for cash exchange at six churches in Essex County.

01/31/2013

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Mom Reunites With Young Children After Newark Carjacking

Newark police said the woman was inside her parked vehicle at around 7:50 p.m. Thursday when she was forced out of it and a suspect sped off with her 3-year-old and 11-month-old inside.

01/24/2013

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