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Police in Newark investigate a shooting Jan. 21, 2014, that left two people dead and three others wounded. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Hunt For Answers In Newark Shooting That Left Imam’s Son, East Orange Woman Dead

Essex County prosecutors say 28-year-old Shante Spivey of East Orange was among five people sitting in a parked car on Springfield Avenue in the city’s West Ward when someone approached them late Tuesday morning and started shooting.


A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

2 Killed, 3 Injured In Newark Shooting

It’s not clear what sparked the shooting, which occurred around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday on Springfield Avenue in the city’s West Ward.


Luis Quintana, the new mayor of Newark. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Newark Mayor Quintana To Hire 100 More Officers To Fight Violent Crime

The mayor, along with law enforcement officials, announced on Tuesday that the city will hire 100 additional police officers.


A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

Newark Police Department To Keep Tabs On Officers With New Field Inquiry Policy

Newark police will share on its website its use-of-force reports and internal affairs data, which include the number of citizen and departmental complaints received each month.


The alleged scene of the strip and whip viral video. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Booker Incensed By On-Camera Belt Whipping, Faults Community For Inaction

The video shows the teen was forced to strip before he was whipped with a belt allegedly because his father owed someone $20.


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Police: Newark Robbery Suspect Shot By Off-Duty Cop

The suspect entered the El Bachatipico Restaurant on Summer Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. and announced a robbery, police said.


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Police: Six Arrested In Connection With Kidnapping, Murder Of Jersey City Mother

Regina Baker, 29, was found dead inside a vacant townhouse on June 19 on on South 15th Street in Newark, authorities said. She was shot multiple times after being abducted in Jersey City, according to police.


Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Police: 3 Teens Arrested In Connection With Crime Spree After Newark Concert

About 10 to 15 teens attacked five people near Broad and Market streets after a Red Hot Chili Peppers show, police said. At least one of the victims was seriously injured and police said victims’ cell phones were also stolen.


A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Pack Of Teens Rob, Beat 5 After Newark Concert

The wave of violence broke out as nearly 20,000 people left the Prudential Center after Saturday’s Red Hot Chili Peppers show.


Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Booker: Newark Misled On NYPD Spying On Muslims

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and his top police official say the city was misled by the New York Police Department and never would have authorized such wholesale spying on Muslims if they had known about it.


A woman signs a display for singer Whitney Houston at the New Hope Baptist Church February 16, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tempers Flare As Whitney Houston Fans Cry Foul Over Being Left Out Of Star’s Viewing

Fans and childhood friends of Whitney Houston who won’t be attending her private viewing or funeral have been leaving heartfelt messages of sympathy outside the funeral home.


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Suspect Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting Of 2-Year-Old Newark Boy

Wakir Bryant, 27, was arrested in Newark Friday night for the shooting death of 2-year-old Mikhy Robinson.


Blue Mass at Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

‘Blue Mass’ In Newark Honors Fallen Law Enforcement Officers

Ten officers who died in 2010 and 2011 were being honored at Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.


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Off-Duty NJ Corrections Officer Struck In Newark Hit-And-Run

An off-duty New Jersey corrections officer was hit by a car in Newark early Saturday morning, authorities said.


Sheila Coley, Newark's first female police chief (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Newark’s First Female Police Chief Plans To Go Back To The Basics

When Sheilah Coley first put on that blue uniform and proudly wore the shield she was just one of 15 female cops on Newark’s police force. Twenty-two years later, she becomes the city’s first female police chief.