A teen who fought for safer streets has become one of its latest casualties in a shooting in Newark late last month.
A suspected carjacker was captured by police Monday, after he was shot by a New Jersey state trooper but escaped.
Newark plans to sell municipally-owned vacant lots in its two Model Neighborhood Initiative areas for just $1,000 each to couples seeking to construct new homes.
After police arrived on the scene, they were told the two victims were taken to a hospital in a private vehicle.
The incident took place at around 10:20 a.m. in the Dana Library.
The offer comes after Jersey On founder Josh Gottheimer said the non-profit linked up with the city.
Brazen thieves in Newark and Bloomfield, New Jersey took smash-and-grab to the extreme early Tuesday.
The victim, 29-year-old Khendrai Williams, of East Orange, was struck and killed around 12:30 a.m. at McCarter Highway and Market Street, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.
The 41 recruits, who completed 10 weeks of training at the fire academy, were sworn in by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka during a ceremony Friday.
The owner of a northern New Jersey supermarket shot and killed a would-be robber who pointed a gun at him.
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Port Authority Chairman John Degnan agreed to put the proposal on hold.
A man was sentenced to 54 years in prison Monday for stomping and kicking another man in the head until he died in Newark two years ago.
Police and prosecutors were investigating Thursday night, after a man was shot and killed inside a restaurant in Newark.
A former northern New Jersey resident who authorities say ran a multi-state scheme that provided fake driver’s licenses and other documents to people in the country illegally has been sentenced to prison.
Crime Stoppers in Newark announced a $5,000 reward Thursday for information in a hit-and-run that killed a 70-year-old woman last month.