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Police investigate a fatal shooting in Newark, N.J., on Dec. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Aims To Cut Gun Violence With New Initiative

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman on Wednesday announced a strategy that will target Newark’s most violent neighborhoods, WCBS 880′s Levon Putney reported.

04/16/2014

Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Braces For Gridlock As NYC-Bound Pulaski Skyway Closes For 2-Year Renovation

The skyway is scheduled to shut down just after midnight Saturday as part of a 24-month, $1 billion project to repair the 81-year-old span.

04/11/2014

Shareef Q. Nash

Second Man Charged In Fire That Destroyed Newark Candidate’s Campaign Bus

A second man has been charged with setting fire to a bus that belonged to the campaign of Newark mayoral candidate Ras Baraka.

04/10/2014

Riverfront Stadium in Newark, NJ (Photo by Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Cash-Strapped Newark Bears To Hold Liquidation Sale, Auction

Newark’s independent baseball franchise is down for the count. And now everything is for sale — maybe even the kitchen sink.

04/10/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Man Charged In Torching Of Newark Mayoral Candidate’s Bus

A man was arrested Friday after a candidate for Newark mayor’s campaign bus was torched.

04/04/2014

Police cordon off an area where a bus was struck by a bullet in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

Bullet Hits School Bus Carrying Special Needs Children In Newark

Police said three to four men fired several shots around 3 p.m. Thursday on the 100 block of First Street.

04/04/2014

Luis Quintana, the new mayor of Newark. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

NJ Elected Officials Find ‘Worst Conditions’ At Recently Inspected Newark Boarding Home

State Sen. Richard Codey and Newark Mayor Luis Quintana made a surprise visit Thursday to a Third Avenue boarding home and found rodents, the smell of urine and prescription pills laying out.

03/28/2014

Brush fire along Route 280E seen still smoking, March 26, 2014. The ground is charred, but there are no flames. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Dry Brush, Gusty Winds Help Spread Brush Fires Near NJ TRANSIT Tracks In Harrison

The blaze broke out in Newark and Kearny Wednesday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but strong winds were hindering efforts to contain the fire, officials said.

03/26/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

1 Man Dead, 1 Wounded In Newark Shooting

One man was killed and another was wounded in a broad-daylight shooting Tuesday in Newark.

03/18/2014

Five people were injured in a fire on the fifth floor of the Wyckoff Gardens building in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, on March 16, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Newark Man, Thaddeus Boone, Arrested In Connection With Brooklyn Fire

A Newark man has been arrested in connection with a Brooklyn fire. Thaddeus Boone, 22, allegedly set fire to a Boerum Hill apartment building on Sunday morning.

03/17/2014

Shawn Custis pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on several charges, including attempted murder, March 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Brutal Millburn Home Invasion Caught On Nanny Cam Pleads Not Guilty

Shawn Custis, 43, appeared before a judge at his arraignment in Newark on Tuesday morning. Authorities said Custis broke into the Millburn home on June 21, 2013 and beat a mother of two for nearly 10 minutes.

03/11/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal shooting and car crash in Newark, NJ on March 3, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Search Continues For Suspects In Deadly Newark Shooting

Investigators spent hours trying to piece together the deadly chain of events that ended in a car crash and the alleged gunman speeding away in a truck.

03/04/2014

Joe Giudice (L) and Teresa Giudice appear in court on March 4, 2014 in Newark.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

‘Real Housewives Of New Jersey’ Stars Plead Guilty To Fraud Charges

Under federal guidelines, Joe Giudice faces a potential sentence of 37 to 46 months and Teresa Giudice could get 21 to 27 months.

03/04/2014

Newark Shooting, Crash

2 Dead, 1 Wounded In Newark Shooting; 3 Cars Crash In Related Incident

Police late Monday afternoon were on the scene of a deadly shooting, and a crash involving multiple vehicles, in Newark.

03/03/2014

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Trains Running With Delays After Service Suspension

NJ TRANSIT trains are running again with delays after service was suspended between New York City and Newark because Amtrak’s Portal Bridge was stuck in the open position.

02/28/2014

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