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Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Essex County Prosecutor’s Office: Newark Political Leader Was Stabbed To Death

The death of a longtime Democratic Party official whose decomposed body was found in his Newark home this week has been ruled a homicide.

09/01/2012

Suspect In Apparent Isaac Kadare Homicide (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Bensonhurst Murder Suspect May Have Killed Bay Ridge Shopkeeper In July

Police told 1010 WINS that they believe that the same suspect who murdered Kadare also killed a Bay Ridge shopkeeper on July 6. The suspect description is similar, and ballistics tests confirm that the same .22-caliber gun was used in both murders.

08/04/2012

Kemar Brooks (credit: handout via CBS 2)

Questions Abound In The Aftermath Of Bronx Teenager Kemar Brooks’ Death

Questions abound on Saturday about the death of a 14-year-old Bronx boy. Kemar Brooks may be the city’s latest crossfire victim.

07/28/2012

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Police Search For Boyfriend In Connection With Murder Of Danielle Thomas Of Astoria

A man is suspected of killing his girlfriend after once threatening to hunt her down, “like a dog in the streets.”

06/27/2012

Police investigate the possible homicide of Frank Goggin in Jersey City (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Retired Jersey City Cop Possibly Strangled At Home

Frank Goggin was discovered face-down on the living room floor at his home on Seaview Avenue. Police said trauma to the 68-year-old’s neck and face show he was strangled.

03/01/2012

Scott Smith, a former police officer charged with murder in the death of John Amendola. (credit: Handout)

Former Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Charged In Murder Of John Amendola

Scott Smith, 33, of Hasbrouck Heights, was arrested Monday and faces murder and weapons possession charges in the death of 39-year-old John Amendola.

12/12/2011

John Amendola (credit: CBS 2)

Homicide Investigation Underway In Bergen County

Family and friends of 39-year-old John Amendola were stunned to see his home surrounded by investigators.

12/11/2011

Suffolk County Police find body of L.I. man (credit: CBS 2)

Police Declare Death Of 18-Year-Old Kyle Underhill A Homicide

Investigators found his body at 9:20 a.m. Saturday in a marshy area off of Brook Street. He was pronounced dead by an assistant medical examiner from the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner.

11/20/2011

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Police: Remains Found In S.I. Basement Deemed Human, Death Ruled Homicide

The skeleton was found in the basement of the home last month after Tropical Storm.

10/19/2011

Long Island Woman Charged With Reporting False Crimes At Westbury Bar

Nassau County police arrested Elizabeth Buckley, of Westbury, on Friday and charged her with falsely reporting an incident and reckless endangerment.

08/05/2011

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Booker To Announce ‘Safe Summer’ Anti-Crime Plans

Previously, Booker said all city agencies would be involved in offering recreational and employment opportunities for youths this summer. He also has said more police will be deployed.

06/03/2011

Kenvil Diner (credit: CBS 2)

Reward Offered In Killing Of NJ Diner Owner Chafic Ezzeddine

The wife of Chafic “Steve” Ezzeddine found his body inside the Kenvil Diner in Roxbury Saturday night after he failed to return home as expected.

06/03/2011

Kenvil Diner (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Diner Owner Found Dead, Homicide Suspected

Morris County authorities are asking for the public’s help with the homicide investigation of a diner owner who was found dead in his restaurant.

05/29/2011

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Police Find Woman Dead Inside Riverhead Motel Room

Police said 53-year-old Henrietta Sholl was found dead Thursday afternoon on a bed at Budget Host East End motel in Riverhead.

05/06/2011

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Stamford Police Investigate Violent Death Of Leonel Rios Hernandez

Stamford police are investigating the violent homicide of a 30-year-old man who was found dead in his bedroom by relatives.

05/03/2011

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