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Man Fatally Shot In Newark Apartment Building

Police said officers found Abdul-Ghafer unresponsive in the building’s hallway.

07/04/2015

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

48 Arrested In Newark Area Drug Ring Takedown

Forty-eight people, including a juvenile, were arrested in following a five-month investigation into drugs and violence in Essex County, New Jersey.

07/01/2015

The incomparable Geddy Lee at Newark’s Prudential Center  (Credit: Jeff Capellini)

Review: Still Modern Day Warriors, Rush Rocks Newark And MSG

A critical and personal review of Rush’s 40th Anniversary concerts.

07/01/2015

Police investigate a string of armed robberies in Newark. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: 4 Men Sought In Early-Morning Armed Robberies In Newark

The search is on for four men in a series of early-morning armed robberies in Newark, police said.

06/22/2015

Newark native Sharonda Coleman Singleton was among the nine people gunned down in the massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Mourns Newark Native Killed In Charleston Church Massacre

One of the nine victims of the massacre at a Charleston, South Carolina church this week was a New Jersey native.

06/19/2015

Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that left a young woman dead in Newark. (credit: CBS2)

Suspect Sought After Young Woman Gunned Down In Newark

The shooting happened on South 11th Street around 10 p.m. Thursday.

06/12/2015

Dorothy Williams. (Credit: CBS2)

Elderly Newark Woman Missing After Leaving Hospital Found Safe

Dorothy Williams, 80, was found Thursday evening in front of a home on Garfield Avenue in Jersey City, according to officials at the New Community Extended Care Facility, where Williams lives.

06/12/2015

Ras Baraka

Baraka, Other Local Officials Push For Casino In Newark

Mayor Ras Baraka and other local officials pitched Newark as the ideal location for a new New Jersey casino Wednesday.

06/10/2015

Newark City Hall (credit: Alexisrael/Wikimedia Commons)

Newark To Launch ID Card Program This Summer

A pilot program will start on July 1 and the cards will be available citywide on Aug. 1

06/01/2015

A car stuck in flood waters in Newark on May 31, 2015 (Credit: CBS2)

Deluge Of Rain Causes Flooding Across Parts Of Tri-State Area

The rain came down in buckets across the Tri-State area early Sunday evening.

05/31/2015

Newark house fire

3 Firefighters Injured, 18 Displaced By Newark Fire That Damaged 3 Homes

The blaze broke out Friday night on Ridge Street and spread to two other homes.

05/30/2015

newark roaming toddler

Toddler Found Roaming Streets In Newark

A woman saw the toddler and immediately brought him to a firehouse on Sanford Avenue.

05/26/2015

Newark City Hall (credit: Alexisrael/Wikimedia Commons)

Newark Approves Municipal ID Program

Proponents say the program will benefit immigrants, people with disabilities, the young and elderly, formerly incarcerated people, the homeless, and transgender individuals.

05/21/2015

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Probe Into New Jersey Street Gang Ends With 71 Arrests

Federal prosecutors say a long-running investigation into a New Jersey street gang has ended with the arrests of 71 people on charges ranging from violence to drug-trafficking.

05/20/2015

Luis Pena (credit: Handout)

Arrest Made In Disturbing Case Of Police Impersonation In New Jersey

The accused is not a police officer, but on the afternoon of May 6 he played one, Essex County prosecutors said, in order to prey on a trusting young woman.

05/15/2015

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