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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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Report: NJ Bail-Bond Industry Is Rife With Improper Practices

The State Commission of Investigation on Wednesday released a report that found several bail agents continue to operate despite losing their licenses because they abused the system.

05/21/2014

Newark public schools stage a sit-in. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Public School Students Protest District Reform Plan

the students sat down in a meeting room Tuesday and did not get up until Wednesday morning. They then took their protest to the front of the school’s headquarters.

05/21/2014

Police investigate after a man and woman were found dead of gunshot wounds in Newark (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Police Investigating Possible Murder-Suicide In Newark

The prosecutor’s office said a male and a female who were believed to be a couple were found dead of gunshot wounds inside the home.

05/17/2014

Sen. Cory Booker

CBS 2 Exclusive: Booker Defends Use Of Money Given To Newark Schools By Facebook CEO

U.S. Sen. and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker has been receiving a lot of criticism on how a $100 million donation to the Newark Public Schools, by Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg, is being spent.

05/16/2014

Ras Baraka

Newark Mayor-Elect Ras Baraka Ready To Get To Work

Ideally, Newark Mayor-elect Ras Baraka would like some time off after his win Tuesday. “But your mind is racing,” Baraka told WCBS 880’s Levon Putney on Wednesday.

05/14/2014

Ras Baraka

Ras Baraka Wins Newark Mayoral Race

City Councilman Ras Baraka declared victory Tuesday evening in the race for Newark mayor.

05/13/2014

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Police: Robbery May Have Motivated Slaying Of Man, 83, In Newark

Police on Monday were investigating the stabbing death of an 83-year-old man in Newark this past weekend.

05/12/2014

A sign directing drivers to the New Jersey Turnpike - Ridgefield Park, NJ - May 5, 2008 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Alleged Drunk Driver Kills 1, Injures 3 In New Jersey Turnpike Crash

One man was killed and three people were injured when a car driven by an accused drunken driver struck a concrete barrier on the New Jersey Turnpike in northern New Jersey.

05/11/2014

Sakita Covington (credit: Handout)

Bail Raised For Babysitter Charged In Death Of Girl, 4, In Newark

Bail was raised to $500,000 Friday for a babysitter charged in the death of a 4-year-old Newark girl who police said was crushed by a bed.

05/09/2014

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Voters Focused On Curbing Crime As Newark Mayoral Election Looms

On May 13, voters will head to the polls for the first time since their mayor moved on the U.S. Senate, and as the election looms a battle is brewing between the two main candidates.

05/08/2014

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Real Estate Blog Movoto Lists 10 Most Stressed Out Cities In America

Start spreading the news. New Yorkers are NOT the most stressed residents in the United States.

05/08/2014

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