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.
The victims were found shot to death in a parked vehicle in the city’s West Ward.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Five people have been wounded during a series of holiday weekend shootings in Newark, but no fatalities were reported as of Sunday afternoon.
A superior court judge issued a 10-day delay in the layoffs of Newark police officers.