Patricia Costello

Lee Evans (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Denies Mistrial Motion In NJ Missing Teens Case From 30 Years Ago

The trial of a New Jersey man accused of murdering five Newark teenagers more than 30 years ago was marked by tense and emotional exchanges Tuesday.


Philander Hampton (credit: Essex County Prosecutor)

Philander Hampton Admits To Murdering Newark Teens In 1978

A New Jersey man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering five teenagers in 1978 in what was one of the state’s longest-running cold cases.


Layoff notices are seen ready for mailing to members of the Newark Police Department - Newark, NJ - Oct 13, 2010 - Photo: Levon Putney / WCBS 880

Judge Delays Layoff Of Orange Firefighters, Police

A judge has given police, fire and city employees in Orange a short reprieve from threatened layoffs.