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A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Attorney: Justice Department Report Could Strengthen Civil Rights Suits Against Newark

Attorney David Kreizer has several lawsuits against the City of Newark, but admitted that civil rights cases can be tough.

07/26/2014

Police in Newark investigate a shooting Jan. 21, 2014, that left two people dead and three others wounded. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Hunt For Answers In Newark Shooting That Left Imam’s Son, East Orange Woman Dead

Essex County prosecutors say 28-year-old Shante Spivey of East Orange was among five people sitting in a parked car on Springfield Avenue in the city’s West Ward when someone approached them late Tuesday morning and started shooting.

01/22/2014

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

Likely Interim Newark Mayor Outlines Crime-Fighting Plans

Besides all the new development in Newark that left U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker will leave behind, the city’s crime problem will also be left for others to tackle.

10/19/2013

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen, Man Gunned Down In Newark

The victims were found shot to death in a parked vehicle in the city’s West Ward.

09/15/2013

IHOP Person Of Interest

Police Work To Identify Person Of Interest In Newark IHOP Shooting

Authorities Monday were trying to identify a person of interest, in a shooting that left a manager dead and two others wounded at an International House of Pancakes restaurant in Newark.

03/25/2013

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$25K Reward Offered For Info In Shooting Death Of Off-Duty Newark Police Officer

A robber approached Det. Michael Morgan as he was talking with a dancer outside the Sunrise Gentlemen’s Club in Paterson. Police believe there was a struggle, and Morgan was shot in the side.

11/07/2011

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Newark Police Beef Up Curfew Enforcement After Rise In Violence

The violent shooting death of 13-year-old Dante Young Sunday night in Newark has prompted officials to take extra measures to protect residents in the area.

06/21/2011

William C. Johnson (credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Suspect In Shooting Death Of Newark Police Officer Pleads Not Guilty

Bail remains at $1.5 million for a 19-year-old man charged in a drive-by shooting that killed an off-duty Newark police officer.

06/07/2011

Funeral Procession for William Johnson - Newark, NJ - Jun 2, 2011 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

Funeral Held For Newark Police Officer William Johnson Killed In Drive-By

As loudspeakers broadcast a sermon onto a Newark sidewalk where hundreds of police officers stood at attention, a young girl’s wailing could be heard from inside the church: “I want my daddy back.”

06/02/2011

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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

Layoff notices are seen ready for mailing to members of the Newark Police Department - Newark, NJ - Oct 13, 2010 - Photo: Levon Putney / WCBS 880

Judge Blocks Newark Police Layoffs

A superior court judge issued a 10-day delay in the layoffs of Newark police officers.

11/13/2010