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.
Six people — including two children — were killed in house fire early Sunday morning in Newark, Essex County officials said.
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.
Heavy rains turned Newark’s streets into lakes Monday, trapping people in cars all over the city.
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.
According to published reports, a witness claims to have seen the crane operator inside the machine at the time of the accident.
Officers found the 3-year-old boy’s mother cradling her child on the street after the fall, police said.
An extra-alarm fire burned its way through several apartment houses in Newark Friday afternoon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
City Councilman Ras Baraka declared victory Tuesday evening in the race for Newark mayor.