Off-Duty NJ Corrections Officer Opens Fire During Struggle With Suspect Allegedly Trying To Break Into CarIt happened around 5:30 a.m. Friday near Lindsley Avenue and Crown Street. 
Newark Police Seek Black-Clad Arson SuspectsPolice believe the two set fire to the Cherry Park Apartments at 170 Sylvan Avenue at around 8:30 p.m. Sunday. 
Newark Regains Local Control Of SchoolsFor the first time in more than two decades, Newark is expected to regain local control of the city's public school system.
Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez 'Sold His Office' For Ritzy TripsU.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and Florida ophthalmologist Dr. Salomon Melgen are charged with a conspiracy in which, prosecutors say, Menendez lobbied for Melgen's business interests in exchange for political donations and gifts.
Carjacking Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police In NewarkOne person was hospitalized in a police-involved shooting in Newark late Thursday afternoon.
Jury Selection Continues In Menendez Corruption TrialThe senator had little to say as he entered the courthouse in Newark Tuesday.
Rash Of Newark Hospitalizations May Be Linked To Synthetic Pot; Cops SayDozens of people have been hospitalized in Newark, and police say it could be linked to K2.
N.J. Sisters, Ages 9 & 6, Stabbed To Death While Visiting Relatives In MarylandPolice said 24-year-old Antonio Williams confessed to killing his sister 6-year-old Nadira Withers and relatives Ariana, 9, and Ajayah, 6, Decree, of Newark.
Police Search For 2 Women Carrying What’s Believed To Be Murdered New Jersey Grandmother’s PurseDeborah Burton, 62, of Maplewood, was shot to death in Newark around 1:45 p.m. on March 13 after dropping a family member off at work.
Man Shot, Wounded In Newark Hair SalonPolice in Newark were searching Saturday evening for a suspect in a shooting that left as man wounded in a hair salon.
Search On For Man Wanted In Murder Of Wife In NewarkPolice in Newark have issued a warrant for the arrest of a man in the murder of his wife this week.
Thieves Are Using Google Earth To Locate, Rip-Off Luxury Car OwnersLuxury car thieves are finding new ways to target unsuspecting drivers.

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