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Vigil is held for two Newark residents shot to death in South Ward neighborhood

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Jennifer Brown/The Star-LedgerFriends and family of shooting victims Lamont Richardson and Aminah Crowder gather at a makeshift memorial at the co...

Newark police car and vehicle collide in accident

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NEWARK -- A city police officer and another person were listed in stable condition today after their two vehicles collided in the Vailsburg sectio...

Newark: The New Artists' Haven?

nydailynews.com | Karen Angel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Artists are discovering that Newark is just a short PATH train ride from the arts center of the world and still offers raw industrial space at much lo...

N.J. Gov. Corzine nominates three for judicial vacancies in Morris County

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Amanda Brown/The Star-LedgerNew Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine speaks to the Star Ledger editorial board in Newark on Oct. 8.MORRIS COUNTY -- Gov....

Historic Newark high-school football matchup resumes today

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After an almost 20-year hiatus, the Soul Bowl returns to Newark today in an historic Thanksgiving Day matchup between the Weequahic Indians and th...

Planned Newark contract to former councilwoman's company raises legal questions

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Jennifer Brown/The Star-LedgerFormer Newark City Council member Gayle Chaneyfield-Jenkins in this April 2008 file photo.NEWARK -- A controversial ...

Corzine, Booker run for charity in Newark

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NEWARK -- Gov. Jon Corzine and Newark Mayor Cory Booker set off on a politically charged 5K run around Newark this morning to raise awareness for ...

One man is injured in Elizabeth shooting

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ELIZABETH - An unidentified man sustained minor injuries after he was shot once last night, police said. The victim was on 2nd Street around 11 p....

Police identify victims who died in Newark shooting

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NEWARK -- Police identified a man and woman who died in a shooting in the city's Central Ward Monday night. The 26-year-old man, Lamont Richardson...

Newark man is arrested in stabbing death of Union deli manager

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Daivon Brinson surrenders to homicide detectives ...

Thirsting for Justice

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah Jacobs

Since August, Newark turned off nearly 600 water accounts in an attempt to collect $29 million in unpaid bills. Newark's desire to collect this debt is entirely understandable, but unpaid bills do not trump human rights or public health.

Newark police, Essex County Prosecutor's Office dispute number of city's murders

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NEWARK -- After two consecutive years of decline, the number of killings in Newark spiked in 2009. That's certain. What's in doubt is how many of ...

David Foster brings friends to Newark for hit-filled concert

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PFA MediaDavid Foster has written or produced hits for Celine Dion, Whitney Houston, Barbra Streisand and Mariah Carey, among many others. The tou...

Two killed, several wounded in 3 unrelated Essex County shootings

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City residents die from gunshot wounds in Newark and Orange ...

Police investigate fatal shooting in Newark

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NEWARK -- Police are investigating a fatal shooting this morning in the city. Shortly before 6 a.m., police discovered the body of an unidentified...

Newark Mayor Cory Booker to appear on 'Tonight Show' with Conan O'Brien

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Star-Ledger photosNewark Mayor Cory Booker and 'Tonight Show' host Conan O'Brien have been engaged in a humorous feud over the past two weeks. It ...

Newark airport security breach prompts passenger screening legislation

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NEWARK -- Lawmakers are introducing legislation to improve passenger screening systems at the nation's airports. Democratic U.S. Rep. Sheila Jacks...

Miley Cyrus show at Newark's Prudential Center: The little girls understand

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It's hard not to love Miley Cyrus when she's flying above your head on a motorcyle or leading an arena full of tweens in a rousing rendition of "T...

Newark man gets life in '08 slaying

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Photo courtesy of the Essex County Prosecutor's OfficeMumeen Starks, 20 of Newark.NEWARK -A 20-year-old Newark man was sentenced to life in prison...

Cory Booker Vs. Conan: The Pre-Game Ustream

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In late September, Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien quipped that a program to improve the health of Newark residents would involve a "bus ticket out of...

Newark airport lockdown after security breach causes chaos, delays

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEWARK -- As the security breach at Newark Liberty International Airport so vividly demonstrates, it doesn't take much to cause chaos in an airpor...

Investigators probe East Orange woman's death as a homicide

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EAST ORANGE -- Investigators believe the death of East Orange resident Deborah Long, a Newark school clerk, may have been a homicide, authorities ...

NJ Transit bus stolen from Livingston Mall

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LIVINGSTON -- A NJ Transit bus was stolen from outside the Livingston Mall this morning while its driver was taking a bathroom break, authorities ...

One man dead in early morning shooting in Newark

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A man was shot and killed early this morning in Newark, police said. The unidentified man was shot in the torso on the 20 block of East Park Stree...

Man is shot dead inside Newark Chinese restaurant

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NEWARK -- A 20-year-old man was fatally shot at the counter of a Chinese restaurant Saturday night, Newark police said. Don Curtis was shot twice ...