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Police: Man Wanted For Attacking Women In Freehold Area Strikes Again

A suspect wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies in which the female victims were maced in their eyes has struck again in New Jersey, police said.

09/15/2014

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Feds: 22-Year-Old N.J. Man Posed As Girl To Stalk Other Girls Online

The 22-year-old Washington Township man faces one count each of stalking and sexual exploitation of a child. The exploitation count carries a mandatory minimum prison sentence of 15 years upon conviction.

09/13/2014

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NJ Supreme Court Orders New Sentencing For Woman Convicted Of Killing HS Rival

New Jersey’s Supreme Court has ordered a new sentencing for a Newark woman convicted of killing a high school rival hours after the victim celebrated her graduation in 2008.

09/11/2014

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Freehold Township Police Search For Suspect In String Of Macings, Robberies

Police in Freehold Township, New Jersey are searching for a suspect in a string of armed robberies in which the female victims were maced in their eyes.

09/10/2014

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3 N.J. Men Accused Of Selling Fake Driver’s Licenses Online

Prosecutors say that from October 2012 through August 2014, the three men ran a website that sold fake licenses for seven states, with each license costing about $150.

09/10/2014

Urban Mayors Roundtable at Rutgers-Newark University on Sept. 10, 2014. (Credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Newark, Jersey City And Paterson Mayors Hear From Experts On Crime Reduction

The mayors of some of New Jersey’s most crime-plagued cities are hearing from academics and law enforcement experts on new ways to help reduce violent crime.

09/10/2014

Science Park High School - Newark, NJ (file / credit: Newark Public Schools)

Newark High School Students Walk Out Of Class In Protest

Some students from three Newark high schools have walked out of class to protest the state’s control of New Jersey’s largest school district.

09/09/2014

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

2 Killed, 1 Hospitalized Following Separate Newark Shootings

Two men were killed and another was hospitalized following separate shootings in Newark. But authorities say it doesn’t appear that the incidents are connected.

09/06/2014

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Swears In First Class Of New Police Recruits Since 2010

The city says the new officers will enhance the mayor’s initiative to increase the number of police officers on the force.

09/05/2014

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Funeral Set For N.J. Woman Who Died Napping In Car Between Jobs

Friends helped raise the money for the funeral for the woman who worked many jobs.

09/05/2014

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

Newark Schools Open, But Some Parents Boycott Over New Enrollment Program

Organizers say they expect 1,000 Newark families to keep their children out of the city’s public schools Thursday in a boycott over the city’s new enrollment system.

09/04/2014

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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

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