Black History Is Our History: New Jersey Chapter Of Black Prosecutors Association Founded On Desire To Build Trust With CommunityThe Black Prosecutors Association was started in the early 1980s after a Denver prosecutor realized he had very few colleagues nationwide that looked like him.
Major Crimes Task Force Investigating Deadly Nutley, N.J. House FireJoseph Collar, 74, was killed when a fire broke out at a home on Myrtle Avenue in Nutley Saturday evening.
NJ Nursing Home Assistant Charged In 85-Year-Old Patient's DeathThe nursing assistant allegedly didn't seek help after the woman fell and suffered a head injury.
Authorities Investigating Deadly Police-Involved Shooting In NewarkIt happened around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday in the area of South Orange Avenue and South 20th Street.
10-Year-Old Boy Dead After Shooting Inside Newark Home, Police SayPolice say they were called to the home on the 800 block of South 19th Street around 1:20 a.m., where they found the boy bleeding from his chest.
Orange Cop Accused Of Criminal Sexual Contact During Traffic StopA northern New Jersey police officer has been charged with criminal sexual contact after prosecutors say he touched a woman during a traffic stop.
48 Arrested In Newark Area Drug Ring TakedownForty-eight people, including a juvenile, were arrested in following a five-month investigation into drugs and violence in Essex County, New Jersey.
Arrest Made In Disturbing Case Of Police Impersonation In New JerseyThe accused is not a police officer, but on the afternoon of May 6 he played one, Essex County prosecutors said, in order to prey on a trusting young woman.
Prosecutors: Officer Shot, Wounded Man Who Fatally Shot Woman In East OrangeAccording to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, 42-year-old Andre Higgs, of Watchung, is charged with murder and weapons offenses in the death of 27-year-old teacher Latrena May.
Woman Found Dead In South Mountain Reservation In New JerseyAuthorities were investigating Tuesday afternoon, after a woman was found dead in the South Mountain Reservation in Essex County, New Jersey.
Man Convicted In Robbery, Shooting That Left Teen Dead In Irvington, New JerseyA man was convicted of murder and other charges Monday, in a 2012 shooting that left a 16-year-old boy dead in Irvington, New Jersey.
Authorities: Newark Mother Of 4 Found Dead After Being Reported MissingPolice on Monday were investigating the death of a Newark mother of four whose body was found this past weekend, days after she was reported missing.
Newark Man Charged In Hit-Run That Killed PedestrianThe victim, 29-year-old Khendrai Williams, of East Orange, was struck and killed around 12:30 a.m. at McCarter Highway and Market Street, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said.
Prosecutors: N.J. Corrections Officer, Girlfriend Found Dead In Suspected Murder-SuicideA New Jersey state corrections officer and his girlfriend were found dead in their Nutley, New Jersey home this week – in what prosecutors believe was a murder-suicide.
Defendant Dwayne Johnson Gets 54 Years For Stomping Man To Death In NewarkA man was sentenced to 54 years in prison Monday for stomping and kicking another man in the head until he died in Newark two years ago.