Newark

Ras Baraka

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

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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

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

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