Newark

Emergency vehicles on the scene of a multi-car crash on Route 1&9 in Newark, NJ on Feb. 18, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Multi-Car Crash On Route 1&9 In Newark Snarls Traffic

Emergency vehicles are on the scene after a seven car pile-up.

02/18/2015

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Man Killed, 40 People Displaced By Newark Apartment Building Fire

Earl Johnson, 83, died in the fire at the Pavilion Apartments in Newark, said Essex County prosecutors.

02/15/2015

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Man, 83, Killed In Fire In Newark Apartment

An 83-year-old man was killed Saturday when a fire broke out in an apartment in Newark.

02/14/2015

People line up for a chance to buy a vacant lot in Newark for $1,000 on Feb. 14, 2015. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Newark Sells Vacant Lots For $1,000 As Part Of ‘Valentine’s Land Sale Day’

City leaders in Newark are holding a special Valentine’s Day land sale on Saturday.

02/14/2015

Teen anti-violence activist Kyzeir Baker, 16, was shot and killed on Jan. 22. (Credit: Youth Television, Film & Press)

Teen Anti-Violence Activist Killed In Newark Shooting; Others Fight To Spread His Message

A teen who fought for safer streets has become one of its latest casualties in a shooting in Newark late last month.

02/11/2015

A man was captured after being shot and wounded by a New Jersey State Trooper on Monday, Feb. 9. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Suspected Carjacker Drove Off, Crashed After Being Shot By N.J. State Trooper

A suspected carjacker was captured by police Monday, after he was shot by a New Jersey state trooper but escaped.

02/09/2015

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Newark To Offer Vacant Lots To Couples For $1,000 In Valentine’s Day Sale

Newark plans to sell municipally-owned vacant lots in its two Model Neighborhood Initiative areas for just $1,000 each to couples seeking to construct new homes.

02/09/2015

GENERIC POLICE, CRIME SCENE

Man Killed, Another Wounded In Shooting Outside Newark Strip Club

After police arrived on the scene, they were told the two victims were taken to a hospital in a private vehicle.

02/08/2015

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Student Stabbed On Rutgers University-Newark Campus

The incident took place at around 10:20 a.m. in the Dana Library.

02/05/2015

Experts say logging onto some Wi-Fi hotspots could leave users vulnerable to hackers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Non-Profit, Jersey On, Offering Free Wi-Fi Hotspots To Newark Students

The offer comes after Jersey On founder Josh Gottheimer said the non-profit linked up with the city.

01/30/2015

A Checkers on Hartford Street in Newark after smash-and-grab thieves stole an ATM on Tuesday, Jan. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

Thieves Slam Into Newark, Bloomfield Fast Food Restaurants, Steal ATMs

Brazen thieves in Newark and Bloomfield, New Jersey took smash-and-grab to the extreme early Tuesday.

01/27/2015

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Newark Man Charged In Hit-Run That Killed Pedestrian

The victim, 29-year-old Khendrai Williams, of East Orange, was struck and killed around 12:30 a.m. at McCarter Highway and Market Street, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.

01/18/2015

41 firefighters were sworn in by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka during a ceremony on Jan. 16, 2015. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Newark Welcomes 41 New Firefighters

The 41 recruits, who completed 10 weeks of training at the fire academy, were sworn in by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka during a ceremony Friday.

01/16/2015

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Prosecutors: Newark Supermarket Owner Shoots, Kills Would-Be Robber

The owner of a northern New Jersey supermarket shot and killed a would-be robber who pointed a gun at him.

01/14/2015

A man waits for a PATH train to depart at the World Trade Center.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers: Proposal To Eliminate Overnight PATH Service Put On Hold

Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Port Authority Chairman John Degnan agreed to put the proposal on hold.

01/14/2015

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