Newark City Council Adopts Ordinance To Limit Hours Of Late-Night RestaurantsThe ordinance requires restaurants to close at 10 p.m. during the week and at 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The council reportedly made a list of areas they think are problematic.
'Blue Mass' In Newark Honors Fallen Law Enforcement OfficersTen officers who died in 2010 and 2011 were being honored at Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
Suspect In Shooting Death Of Newark Police Officer Pleads Not GuiltyBail remains at $1.5 million for a 19-year-old man charged in a drive-by shooting that killed an off-duty Newark police officer.
Funeral Held For Newark Police Officer William Johnson Killed In Drive-ByAs loudspeakers broadcast a sermon onto a Newark sidewalk where hundreds of police officers stood at attention, a young girl's wailing could be heard from inside the church: "I want my daddy back.''
Wake Scheduled For Newark Officer Killed In Drive-By ShootingOfficer William Johnson was standing at the counter of a fast-food restaurant trying to get a slice of pizza when he was shot along with two other people last Thursday.
Suspect Charged With Murder In Drive-By Shooting That Killed Newark CopActing Essex County Prosecutor Carol A. Murray said Saturday that 19-year-old Rasul McNeill-Thomas, is now charged with first-degree murder in the death of Officer William Johnson.