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Dwayne Johnson was convicted on Wednesday, Nov. 19, of stomping and kicking his former friend, Terrence Everett, to death in Newark. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Defendant Dwayne Johnson Gets 54 Years For Stomping Man To Death In Newark

A man was sentenced to 54 years in prison Monday for stomping and kicking another man in the head until he died in Newark two years ago.

01/12/2015

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Man Shot Dead In Restaurant In Newark

Police and prosecutors were investigating Thursday night, after a man was shot and killed inside a restaurant in Newark.

01/08/2015

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Multi-State ID Fraud ‘Ringleader’ Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison

A former northern New Jersey resident who authorities say ran a multi-state scheme that provided fake driver’s licenses and other documents to people in the country illegally has been sentenced to prison.

01/08/2015

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

$5,000 Reward Offered In Hit-And-Run That Killed Woman, 70, In Newark

Crime Stoppers in Newark announced a $5,000 reward Thursday for information in a hit-and-run that killed a 70-year-old woman last month.

01/08/2015

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Authorities: Separate Shootings Leave Two Dead In Newark On New Year’s Day

Two people have been fatally shot in Newark in separate incidents on New Year’s Day.

01/02/2015

Six people were killed in a fire on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Newark, NJ. (credit: CBS 2)

Trash Dumped At Site Of Memorial For 6 Victims Killed In Newark Fire

Crews in Newark were removing huge mounds of trash Tuesday, after they were dumped at the site of a memorial set up in honor of six family members killed in a fire this summer.

12/30/2014

Nassau Police vehicle. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Local Police Departments Take Precautions Following Deadly Shooting Of Cops In Brooklyn

The deadly shooting of two NYPD officers in Brooklyn has prompted police departments around the New York area to take precautions.

12/21/2014

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Prosecutors: Man Dies After Being Shot By Security Guard In Newark

Police and prosecutors were investigating Tuesday, following the death of a man three days after he was shot by a UPS security guard in Newark.

12/16/2014

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

Florida Man Gets 28 Months For Role In Group That Stole, Sold Prescription Meds In N.J.

A Florida man has been sentenced to prison for his role with a group that stole prescription medication from a tractor trailer and sold it in New Jersey.

12/09/2014

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Prosecutors: Baby In Newark Was Killed By Morphine Poisoning; Mom Held

Newark authorities on Monday said a baby who died back in September was poisoned with morphine, and her mother has been charged in connection with her death.

12/08/2014

A four-alarm fire swept through three buildings in Newark, displacing more than two dozen residents on Dec. 8, 2014. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

Dozens Displaced After 4-Alarm Fire Rips Through 3 Buildings In Newark

The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Monday in a building on Bloomfield Avenue and the flames spread to two other structures.

12/08/2014

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Gunfire Claims More Lives In Newark After Violent Thanksgiving Weekend

Gunfire continues to claim lives in Newark days after a violent Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

12/03/2014

Newark Police vehicle (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Police Probe Shooting That Left Man Dead In Newark

Police on Tuesday were investigating a shooting that left a 38-year-old man in Newark the night before.

12/02/2014

FILE -- United Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Woman, 23, Dies On London-To-Newark United Airlines Flight

A New Jersey woman died aboard a United Airlines flight from London that landed at Newark Liberty International Airport.

12/02/2014

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and other officials discuss on Dec. 1, 2014, a spate of shootings over the Thanksgiving weekend. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Mayor Ras Baraka Says Newark In ‘State Of Emergency’ After Bloody Weekend

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka says his administration will take an aggressive approach to policing high-crime areas.

12/01/2014

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