Samuel DeMaio

Police Hunt For Answers In Newark Shooting That Left Imam's Son, East Orange Woman DeadEssex 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.
2 Killed, 3 Injured In Newark ShootingIt's not clear what sparked the shooting, which occurred around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday on Springfield Avenue in the city's West Ward.
Newark Mayor Quintana To Hire 100 More Officers To Fight Violent CrimeThe mayor, along with law enforcement officials, announced on Tuesday that the city will hire 100 additional police officers.
Newark Police Department To Keep Tabs On Officers With New Field Inquiry PolicyNewark 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.
Booker Incensed By On-Camera Belt Whipping, Faults Community For InactionThe video shows the teen was forced to strip before he was whipped with a belt allegedly because his father owed someone $20.
Police: Newark Robbery Suspect Shot By Off-Duty CopThe suspect entered the El Bachatipico Restaurant on Summer Avenue shortly after 1 a.m. and announced a robbery, police said.
Police: Six Arrested In Connection With Kidnapping, Murder Of Jersey City MotherRegina 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.
Police: 3 Teens Arrested In Connection With Crime Spree After Newark ConcertAbout 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.
Police: Pack Of Teens Rob, Beat 5 After Newark ConcertThe wave of violence broke out as nearly 20,000 people left the Prudential Center after Saturday's Red Hot Chili Peppers show.
Booker: Newark Misled On NYPD Spying On MuslimsNewark 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.
Tempers Flare As Whitney Houston Fans Cry Foul Over Being Left Out Of Star's ViewingFans 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.
Suspect Arrested In Connection With Fatal Shooting Of 2-Year-Old Newark BoyWakir Bryant, 27, was arrested in Newark Friday night for the shooting death of 2-year-old Mikhy Robinson.