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.
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.
The mayor, along with law enforcement officials, announced on Tuesday that the city will hire 100 additional police officers.
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 video shows the teen was forced to strip before he was whipped with a belt allegedly because his father owed someone $20.
The suspect entered the El Bachatipico Restaurant on Summer Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. and announced a robbery, police said.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Wakir Bryant, 27, was arrested in Newark Friday night for the shooting death of 2-year-old Mikhy Robinson.
Ten officers who died in 2010 and 2011 were being honored at Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
An off-duty New Jersey corrections officer was hit by a car in Newark early Saturday morning, authorities said.
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.