Newark Police Department
The Justice Department is in talks with Newark officials about the potential cost associated with putting the city’s police force under a federal monitor to rid the department of misconduct.
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.
The victims have been identified as Tariq Romane, 21, and Rahmel Johnson, 20, both of Newark.
Armed bandits stole the truck around 1:30 a.m. at Elm and Union streets.
Shaquille O’Neal has a new kind of movie project: theater owner. O’Neal, a four-time NBA champion, grew up in Newark, and now co-owns and operates the CityPlex12 theater near downtown.
Whitney Houston’s funeral is costing the city of Newark tens of thousands of dollars in police overtime. And some taxpayers say as much as they loved the pop star they’re not happy about footing the high security costs.
Though fans maybe not be able to hold a public farewell at the Prudential Center as previously anticipated, publicist Kristen Foster said the Associated Press will stream the service live on Saturday.
More than 1,000 police officers from all over the country paid tribute to a Newark police detective killed while trying to protect someone else.
When Sheilah Coley first put on that blue uniform and proudly wore the shield she was just one of 15 female cops on Newark’s police force. Twenty-two years later, she becomes the city’s first female police chief.
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.
A Newark Police officer was among three people injured Thursday night in a shooting at a restaurant in New Jersey’s largest city.
New Jersey’s American Civil Liberties Union chapter in September called for federal oversight of the city’s 1,300-officer department.
A lawsuit claims Newark police officers illegally handcuffed and detained a high school student who made a cell phone video of them responding to an incident on an NJT bus.
Shootings. Carjackings. Robberies. Crime in Newark is on the rise and is showing no signs of slowing down, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reports.
Two people were fatally shot early Saturday morning at a social club in Newark and another two people were shot in a separate incident, officials said.