Oswald Hall, 61, pleaded guilty to the charge on Friday after he injured his girlfriend’s sister’s Chihuahua named Zoey, prosecutors said.
Wakir Bryant faces five counts, including reckless manslaughter, in the death of 2-year-old Mikhy Robinson.
The Essex County Prosecutor’s office announced the arrest of Anthony Barham, 46. He faces charges including kidnapping, sexual assault and making terroristic threats.
Essex County freeholds voted unanimously to award a contract for a facility in Newark to a politically-connected firm with close ties to Gov. Chris Christie.
“If they told you in the beginning it won’t be until Friday, then you know it won’t be until Friday,” Ray Popkin, of Livingston, said.
In the latest battle between the Yankees and Mets, Newark ended up the biggest loser.
Detectives from the county prosecutor’s Homicide Task Force arrested 42-year-old Luis Cruz, of Nutley, in connection to a fatal hit-and-run, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced on Saturday.
Two Newark men have been killed in separate shootings in the city, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said.
Officials are advising people to stay out of the water. They’re concerned not just about oil and raw sewage, but also chemicals.
Flooding continues to be a major problem in Paterson, where several streets turned into rushing rivers as the water churned over corners and down roads.
More than $10 million in state funds were cleared Monday to protect New Jersey’s historical assets, including President Grover Cleveland’s birthplace.
The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.
Acting County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says 32-year-old Debora Ferreira of Irvington was shot on Halsey Street in downtown Newark.
Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray says the 32-year-old female officer was shot in her car in Newark.
Mayor Cory Booker has joined forces with police officers, firefighters and prosecutors to recruit about 40 children, ages 10-14, to attend a special summer camp where they will learn to report crimes, stay away from gangs and carry fire hoses.