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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.

12 hours ago

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.”

18 hours ago

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

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

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

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

After Three-Year Probe, Feds To Monitor Newark Police Department

“The people of Newark deserve to be safe, and so do the thousands who come here to work, to learn, and to take advantage of all the city has to offer,” U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said.

07/22/2014

Firefighters respond to a deadly blaze in Newark on June 15, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Newark Officials Insist Response Time To Deadly Father’s Day Blaze Wasn’t Slow

Nearly three weeks after a house fire killed six people, the Newark Fire Department is rejecting claims of slow response time, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported.

07/03/2014

Cheyanne Bond (credit: CBS 2)

Police Looking For Possible Witnesses In Shooting Death Of Newark Teen

Police in Newark are trying to identify potential witnesses after a high school cheerleader was shot and killed, just two weeks after graduation.

07/02/2014

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