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Newark Man Charged In Fatal Shooting Of 33-Year-Old Woman

Bail is set at $1 million for 38-year-old Cornelius Jones of Newark.

08/26/2014

Jose Rivas, 26, was abducted and shot dead in Newark. (Credit: CBS 2)

Vigil Held For Newark Store Owner Who Was Abducted, Killed

Family, friends and customers gathered at the store in Newark where 26-year-old Jose Flaco Rivas was abducted Friday morning.

08/24/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Police: Man Stabbed To Death On Newark Street

Authorities say that a 57-year-old man was stabbed to death on a Newark street Saturday morning.

08/23/2014

Police investigate a deadly shooting in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Local Businessman Fatally Shot In Newark In City’s 58th Homicide Of Year

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a local business owner in Newark.

08/22/2014

Parents wait in line to enroll their children in school in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents, Mayor Outraged Over ‘Horrible’ Newark School Enrollment Program

Mayor Ras Baraka said it is “outrageous that hundreds of Newark families are having difficulties registering their children for school.”

08/22/2014

Emergency responders on the scene of a two-vehicle crash in Newark, NJ on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Several People Injured After Police Chase Ends In Crash In Newark

The crash happened around 9 a.m. at the intersection of University Avenue and Market Street, right next to Essex County Community College.

08/21/2014

From left, Terrence Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Man Convicted In 2007 Newark School Yard Killings Seeks New Trial

Jose Carranza appeared in front of a judge in Newark on Wednesday, but the judge didn’t make an immediate decision on his request.

08/20/2014

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Mother Of Man Killed By Irvington Police Plans March

Abdul Kamal, 30, was killed by police in Irvington after authorities said he broke into his estranged wife’s apartment in November of last year.

08/16/2014

A fire on the base of the Pulaski Skyway bridge on Aug. 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Engulfs Part Of Base Of Pulaski Skyway Bridge

Firefighters are battling a blaze underneath the Pulaski Skyway that is sending smoke billowing into the air.

08/15/2014

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N.J. DHS Employee Accused Of Fraudulently Helping Bring Someone Else Into U.S.

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration employee was arrested in Hillside, New Jersey Wednesday, on charges that made false statements to bring someone else into the country from his native Ghana.

08/06/2014

Cheyanne Bond (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Charged In Shooting Death Of Teen In Newark

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the slaying of a 17-year-old high school cheerleader in Newark, authorities said Monday.

08/04/2014

Police respond to an officer shot in Newark on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Mayor: Cop Shot In Leg Responding To Armed Robbery Call

The incident took place at Clinton Avenue near Stratford Place.

07/30/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

New Jersey Cities Announce Partnership For Public Safety, Other Services

Three northern New Jersey mayors on Monday announced plans for a partnership between mayors around the state to improve public safety and reduce costs.

07/28/2014

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

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Newark Cop Indicted For Allegedly Pulling Gun In Road Rage Quarrel

A veteran Newark police officer was indicted Wednesday, on charges that he pulled a gun on a man driving with his wife and son after a traffic dispute this past winter.

07/23/2014

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