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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