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Playgrounds double as teacher parking lots at two elementary schools in Newark. (Credit: CBS 2)

Playgrounds Double As Teacher Parking Lots In Some Newark Schools

At the Lafayette Street elementary school in the Ironbound section of Newark, CBS 2 found students running around between parked cars – some of them even leaning against them during recess.

09/23/2014

Pablo Patrone shortly after attack in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

Violent Mother-Son Mugging In Newark Caught On Video

The victims were walking in the snow-covered Ironbound section early in the evening just before Olga Patrone, 66, was punched and fell to the ground.

12/19/2013

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie Meets With Portuguese Ambassador To US

The meeting came as two separate cases involving fugitives with ties to both New Jersey and Portugal are being fought over in U.S. and Portuguese courts.

01/20/2012

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Police: Retired Florham Park Police Officer Shot During Attempted Robbery In Newark

Police in Newark say a retired Florham Park police officer was injured during a shoot out in the city’s Ironbound section.

05/19/2011

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23-Year-Old Man Shot In Head In Newark Dies

Authorities say a 23-year-old man was shot dead in Newark and a second man was wounded.

01/30/2011

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Five Wounded During Violent Weekend In Newark

Five people have been wounded during a series of holiday weekend shootings in Newark, but no fatalities were reported as of Sunday afternoon.

11/28/2010