Newark

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

Dozens Arrested In Newark, Paterson Heroin Busts

The indictment stems from two traffic stops in March in which state troopers allegedly seized drugs and weapons, which then led to the search of two apartments in Paterson.

11/24/2014

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Former Newark City Employee Admits To Falsifying Birth Certificates

Federal prosecutors say a former Newark city employee has admitted producing fraudulent New Jersey birth certificates that were later sold by a co-conspirator.

11/22/2014

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

Officials: Suspect In Critical Condition After Police-Involved Shooting In Newark

A Newark police officer shot a suspect who was struggling with other officers, authorities said.

11/21/2014

Newark Police Officer Erich Shroeder. (Credit: Newark Police)

Officer On Horseback Rushes To Scene After Shooting In Newark

A police officer on horseback was among those who pursued a suspect Wednesday, after a man was shot and wounded on a street in Newark.

11/19/2014

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)

Man Convicted Of Beating Former Friend To Death On Streets Of Newark

A jury in Newark convicted a man Wednesday of stomping and kicking another man in the head until he died.

11/19/2014

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey speaks during a conference on "Todays Terrorism: Todays Counterterrorism" in New York on November 3, 2014. US faces an increasing number of homegrown violent extremists radicalized online and inspired by jihadists in Syria to carry out acts of violence, Comey warned during the conference. Comey said the danger was witnessed "in a very real way" by attacks that killed two soldiers in Canada in recent weeks. In a speech in New York, Comey said tracking down those inspired by the so-called Islamic State group in Syria was "extremely difficult and something we spend every single day working on." (Credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Director Visits Newark, Warns Of Threat From Homegrown ISIS Terrorists

The head of the FBI spent the day in Newark Monday, meeting with federal, state and local law enforcement officials.

11/17/2014

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New Jersey Lawmakers Mull Private Surveillance Camera Registration Requirement

Video surveillance cameras are almost everywhere you look these days, and more and more people are installing them as security measures at their businesses and homes.

11/17/2014

A fire tore through several buildings in Newark on Nov. 15, 2014. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Fire Rips Through Newark Homes, Leaves Dozens Homeless

Fire crews evacuated an entire block of Lafayette Street, forcing more than 30 residents out of their homes.

11/16/2014

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Block Of Lafayette Street Evacuated As Fire Burns Through Newark Homes

Crews evacuated a block of Lafayette Street as firefighters battle flames burning through several homes in Newark.

11/15/2014

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

Mother Arrested, Charged After 9-Year-Old Accidentally Shot By Brother Playing With Gun In Newark

A 9-year-old girl was seriously wounded in Newark Saturday when her 12-year-old brother shot her by accident while playing with a handgun, police said.

11/15/2014

Police say a truck smashed into an Applebee's restaurant on Springfield Avenue in Newark, NJ in an attempt to steal cash from an ATM on Nov. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Trucks Used In Smash And Grab Attempts Of ATMs In Newark

Police in Newark are trying to find the suspects who crashed trucks into two businesses early Friday morning to try to steal ATMs.

11/14/2014

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Newark Bans Smoking In City Parks, Rec Facilities

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Thursday signed an ordinance into law that bans smoking in city parks and recreation facilities, or within 50 feet of municipal building entrances, exits, windows and ventilators.

11/13/2014

People arrive at the international arrivals terminal at  John F. Kennedy Airport on Oct. 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Top Official Questions TSA Pre-Check Protocol Following CBS2 Investigation

TSA officers have been seen merging all lines into one, herding entire lines of people who have not been pre-screened through limited security, they only go through the metal detector.

11/12/2014

The bomb squad investigates a suspicious package in Newark, NJ on Nov. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Package Near Federal Buildings In Newark

A bomb squad and K-9 unit are checking out a suspicious package in proximity to federal buildings, including the federal courthouse, in Newark.

11/10/2014

Police investigate a fatal shooting in Newark, N.J., on Dec. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Man Killed, 1 Wounded In Newark Shooting

One man was killed and another was wounded Thursday evening in Newark.

11/06/2014

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