The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said 29-year-old Kisha Curtis pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in Newark to a count of 4th-degree animal cruelty.
An Essex County, N.J., correction officer shot and wounded two teens who allegedly tried to rob him in Newark early Monday, authorities said.
The hunt is on for two men following a police-pursuit and shooting in Newark this morning.
The Monmouth University survey released Tuesday shows Booker with the support of 49 percent of Democrats likely to vote in the Aug. 13 primary. His closest competitor, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone, got 12 percent.
Hundreds of people gathered at Broad and Market streets on Monday afternoon, with many carrying signs reading, “Justice for Trayvon Martin.”
New surveillance images surfaced on Saturday of three men wanted in connection with the murder of an IHOP manager in Newark in March.
“It’s time that we have voices in Washington that are not about left or right, but really about getting problems solved, bringing people together, and really making progress,” Booker said Wednesday.
Newark police will share on its website its use-of-force reports and internal affairs data, which include the number of citizen and departmental complaints received each month.
Members of the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested 50-year-old Karen Waller at her home in Irvington earlier Tuesday. Waller is charged with one count of mailing threatening communications.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows 56 percent of New Jersey voters surveyed have a favorable opinion of the 44-year-old Newark mayor. Twenty-seven percent say they don’t know enough about Booker to form an opinion.
Jamal Peoples, 27, was sentenced Monday by Essex County Judge Joseph C. Cassini III, after pleading guilty in March to robbery and aggravated sexual assault.
A New Jersey man was sentenced Tuesday to 39 years in prison for shooting and killing an off-duty Newark police detective two years ago.
Rapper “Fat Joe” was sentenced to four months in prison in New Jersey Monday, after admitting he failed to file federal income taxes.
For Salvador it was a case of deja vu. In 2012 he was arrested for the same robbery and spent a night in jail. Following that mix-up he was given a piece of paper to show police in case he was stopped again.
A man who went on a rant about national security on a flight from Hong Kong to Newark-Liberty International Airport Monday once worked for the U.S. State Department.