“The people of Newark deserve to be safe, and so do the thousands who come here to work, to learn, and to take advantage of all the city has to offer,” U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said.
Nearly three weeks after a house fire killed six people, the Newark Fire Department is rejecting claims of slow response time, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported.
Police in Newark are trying to identify potential witnesses after a high school cheerleader was shot and killed, just two weeks after graduation.
Former councilman Ras Baraka, 45, took the oath of office Tuesday during a ceremony in front of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
At CBS 2’s request, the 911 tapes were released Monday documenting frantic calls for help as a fire raged through a Newark home earlier this month, leaving six people dead.
The Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.
Wiley Reynolds, 49, is facing charges for failing to exercise control of a minor.
A 3-year-old boy was found safe in Newark Friday evening, hours after vanishing when his grandfather got on a subway train in Brooklyn with him and fell asleep, police said.
All six victims had been sleeping inside the home on Madison Avenue and South 15th Street when the fire broke out.
The six family members who were killed in a fire in Newark this past weekend all died of smoke inhalation, and their deaths were accidental, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Authorities said a yard full of plastic flowers and other decorations helped ignite a fire that led to the deaths of six people, including two children, in Newark on Sunday.
Six people — including two children — were killed in house fire early Sunday morning in Newark, Essex County officials said.
As the opening ceremony of Special Olympics USA Games is held Sunday at the Prudential Center in Newark, Fredericks, a gold medalist in 2010, is looking to capture more glory — and prove his doubters wrong.
Heavy rains turned Newark’s streets into lakes Monday, trapping people in cars all over the city.
The shootings happened about a mile apart during a two-hour span on Friday afternoon, but it doesn’t appear that the incidents are connected, according to Essex County authorities.