A woman was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday after being convicted of setting her girlfriend’s West Orange, N.J. home on fire in 2011.
The drill at Liberty Middle School is designed to test the response of a dozen law enforcement agencies to a situation similar to last year’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Political fireworks have broken out in the East Orange, N.J., City Council, amid claims that Councilwoman Andrea McPhatter abandoned the city after Superstorm Sandy.
The teacher arrested was 36-year-old Christopher Yonitch, charged in connection with alleged sexual abuse of the fifth grader.
The robber is described as being a man with a large build, about 5’10” and 210 pounds, goatee, salt and pepper hair. He was wearing a baseball cap, dark sweater, blue jeans and dark shoes.
A northern New Jersey police officer who was nearly killed when a tree fell on his car during Superstorm Sandy was on the road to recovery Tuesday.
Roben Brookhim of Short Hills is accused of having seen patients at Associated Dental offices in New Providence, Springfield, West New York, and West Orange even though his dental license was revoked in 2004.
Residents and business owners in West Orange are looking for a new place to stay after an out of control driver slammed his truck into their building on Wednesday.
Erica DePalo, the Essex County Teacher of the Year in 2011, is accused in a school sex scandal. And now students are buzzing at West Orange High School, where DePalo teaches 9th and 10th grade Honors English.
Jacques Nelson, 32, was shot and killed while trying to break up a fight in the parking lot of Misty’s Restaurant and Bar on Main Street around 2 a.m. Monday, police said.
The incident happened around 2 a.m. this morning at Misty’s Restaurant and Bar on Main Street.
Pastor Terry Smith of the Life Christian Church in West Orange has extended an invitation to the brand new New York Jets quarterback.
Hurricane Irene hit the Tri-State area just days after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Virginia and rolled its way across the Northeast, leaving many wondering if it was a once in a lifetime occurrence.
West Orange police confirmed a dramatic spike in crime since April 1. There has been a total of 97 attempted and actual home break-ins and stolen cars — many through unlocked doors.
Police said an unknown suspect entered Chestnut Wine and Liquors and shot 28-year-old James Wilson on Friday at 9:30 p.m.