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

911 Tapes Document Confusion In Deadly Newark Fire

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.

06/30/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Newark Police Investigate 2 Unrelated Fatal Shootings

The Essex County Sheriff’s Crime Stoppers is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.

06/29/2014

Police said Kah-yon Reynolds, 3, got onto a subway train at the Smith-9th Streets station in Brooklyn with his grandfather. Kah-yon was reported missing when his grandfather allegedly fell asleep and the boy was later found in Newark. (Credit: CBS 2)

Grandfather Who Lost Toddler On “F” Train Charged

Wiley Reynolds, 49, is facing charges for failing to exercise control of a minor.

06/29/2014

Police said Kah-yon Reynolds, 3, got onto a subway train at the Smith-9th Streets station in Brooklyn with his grandfather. Kah-yon was reported missing when his grandfather allegedly fell asleep and the boy was later found in Newark. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Boy, 3, Found In Newark After Grandfather Loses Him On Subway In Brooklyn

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.

06/27/2014

Funeral held for six victims of Newark fire (Credit: CBS 2)

Funeral Held For Family Members Killed In Father’s Day Blaze

All six victims had been sleeping inside the home on Madison Avenue and South 15th Street when the fire broke out.

06/21/2014

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

Prosecutor: Deaths Ruled Accidental For 6 Family Members Killed In Newark Fire

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.

06/18/2014

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

Authorities: Plastic Flowers Helped Ignite Deadly Newark Fire

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.

06/16/2014

Firefighters respond to a deadly blaze in Newark on June 15, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Newark House Fire Kills 6 People, Including 2 Children

Six people — including two children — were killed in house fire early Sunday morning in Newark, Essex County officials said.

06/15/2014

Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies

3,500 Athletes Set To Compete As Special Olympics Open In New Jersey

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.

06/15/2014

Flooding in Newark on June 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Floodwaters Wreak Havoc On Roads, Strand Motorists In Newark

Heavy rains turned Newark’s streets into lakes Monday, trapping people in cars all over the city.

06/09/2014

2 Dead, 1 Injured In Separate Newark Shootings

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.

06/07/2014

Generic Police File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Operator Dead After Excavation Crane Slides Into Newark Bay

According to published reports, a witness claims to have seen the crane operator inside the machine at the time of the accident.

06/05/2014

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Child Falls Out Third Floor Window In Newark

Officers found the 3-year-old boy’s mother cradling her child on the street after the fall, police said.

06/02/2014

Newark Fire

3-Alarm Fire Spreads To Multiple Residences In Newark

An extra-alarm fire burned its way through several apartment houses in Newark Friday afternoon.

05/30/2014

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9 Accused In Drug Smuggling Ring At Essex County Correctional Facility

FBI agents rounded up nine suspects who allegedly ran a contraband marketplace, smuggling drugs and cellphones into a federal pretrial detention facility at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark.

05/28/2014

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