The defendants were arraigned separately in an Essex County courtroom, CBS 2′s Dave Carlin reported.
Four men were indicted Wednesday on charges that they shot and killed a man during a carjacking at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey last December.
Standard & Poor’s announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the economy is improving.
Hanif Thompson, 29, of Irvington; Karif Ford, 31, of Newark; Basim Henry, 32, of Newark; and Kevin Roberts, 33, of Newark, face a series of charges, including murder.
Newark has become a center of carjacking. Three of the suspects in the Dec. 15 carjacking murder at The Mall at Short Hills were from Newark.
The sport-utility vehicle that the suspects used as a getaway vehicle in the deadly carjacking and shooting at the Short Hills Mall last weekend actually belonged to a suspect’s mother, according to a published report.
Police and federal authorities captured four suspects overnight in the shooting that killed a Hoboken attorney at the Short Hills Mall last weekend.
One woman said all the shaking and rattling from the ongoing construction project has cracked the foundation of her home.
The bill gives first-time offenders the chance to complete an education program.