Newark

A tree crashed onto a house in Bloomfield, New Jersey on Wednesday, April 22. (Credit: CBS2)

Strong Winds Topple Trees, Cause Other Damage Across Area

A fast-moving storm Wednesday left serious and damage in its wake.

04/22/2015

A suspect drags an ATM out of a Newark fried chicken shop in a smash-and-grab theft. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Thieves Smash Into Newark Fast Food Restaurant, Drag Away ATM

Police in Newark were hunting Tuesday for the suspects who smashed into a fast food restaurant and ripped an ATM right off the floor.

04/21/2015

People wait in line to be processed for their New York City municipal ID cards January 14, 2015 at a midtown library in New York. One piece of plastic, but its going to open so many doors for our fellow New Yorkers, New York mayor de Blasio said at the Flushing branch of the Queens Public Library, one of 11 locations where the cards will be available. AFP PHOTO/DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Newark City Council Mulling Plan For Municipal ID Program

Newark could be the first city in NJ to implement a municipal ID program.

04/18/2015

Newark crossing guard Annie Walker confronted a suspect in the attempted abduction of a 12-year-old girl. (Credit: CBS2)

Newark Crossing Guard Confronts Suspect In Luring Of 12-Year-Old Girl

Police were searching Tuesday for a suspect who allegedly tried to lure a 12-year-old girl near an elementary school in Newark, and got away after being confronted by a crossing guard.

04/14/2015

A police officer shot a suspect who fled this stolen Lexus after it crashed on April 12, 2015. (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Police: Lieutenant Shoots Robbery Suspect In Newark

The unidentified suspect was taken to University Hospital and was in critical condition, and the lieutenant was taken for observation.

04/12/2015

DMX on June 13, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Rapper DMX Accused Of Early Morning Robbery In Newark

The alleged victim told Newark Police he encountered the famous rapper and his entourage at a gas station on Route 21 early Sunday morning.

04/06/2015

Elijan Shabazz (credit: Handout)

Newark Police: Prisoner Escapes From UMDNJ Hospital

Elijan Shabazz was taken to the hospital Monday morning after complaining of chest pains, authorities said.

03/30/2015

Afzal "Bobby'' Khan (credit: FBI)

FBI Offers $20K Reward In Bid To Arrest New Jersey Car Dealer

Authorities claim Afzal “Bobby” Khan defrauded customers of and lenders to Emporio Motor Group in Ramsey from at least December 2013 through September 2014.

03/19/2015

Family members console each other after a man was gunned down in broad daylight in Newark. (Credit: CBS2)

One Person Killed, Three Others Wounded In Newark Shootings

Family members said 22-year-old James Elam was gunned down in broad daylight.

03/18/2015

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

Authorities: Newark Mother Of 4 Found Dead After Being Reported Missing

Police on Monday were investigating the death of a Newark mother of four whose body was found this past weekend, days after she was reported missing.

03/16/2015

The aftermath of an accident in a parking lot in Newark on March 13, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Six Cars Involved In Pile-Up In Newark Parking Lot

The incident took place at the lot at 221 Chestnut Street at approximately 10:30 a.m.

03/13/2015

The Oliver Street School in Newark, NJ where school officials say a first grader died after experiencing flu-like symptoms. (credit: CBS2)

Newark To Check Students After First-Grader Dies Of Suspected Bacterial Meningitis

The city is recommending students who came into close contact with the child be screened by their doctor or the Department of Health and Community Wellness clinic and treated for meningitis as a precaution.

03/11/2015

A fire ripped through an industrial warehouse in Newark on Monday, March 9. (Credit: CBS2)

4 Injured In Newark Industrial Warehouse Fire After Explosion

Four people were injured — one of whom was missing for hours — after a fire broke out late Monday afternoon at a warehouse reportedly used by a chemical company in Newark.

03/09/2015

The Oliver Street School in Newark, NJ where school officials say a first grader died after experiencing flu-like symptoms. (credit: CBS2)

Separate Investigations Underway After 2 Newark Public School Students Die

Two separate investigations are underway in Newark after two public school students died last week.

03/09/2015

The Izod Center on Jan. 15, 2015. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Closing Izod Center Throws Wrench In Universities’ Graduation Plans

Instead of moving graduation to the Prudential Center in Newark like many other schools, Fairleigh Dickinson University is trading up to the massive MetLife Stadium.

03/07/2015

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