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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 "The C...

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 tod...

Public Security in Brooklyn: A Systemic Failure of Common Sense

Daniel Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Goldstein

Right now the only security plan that exists for the proposed Atlantic Yards Nets arena in Brooklyn is a five-inch curb and some cameras to take pictures.

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 airport in...

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 said...

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 man...

Newark woman sentenced to 6 years in prison for stealing $200K from Union employer

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UNION -- A Newark woman who admitted to stealing more than $200,000 from a gynecologist in Union while she worked as his office manager was sentenced ...

Authorities identify suspect wanted in killing of Union Township deli owner

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Police release photo of the 20-year-old Newark man...

Newark airport security detains traveler for allegedly stealing own watch

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Jennifer Brown/The Star-LedgerA terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport.NEWARK -- A traveler at Newark Liberty International Airport was alle...

Terminal C at Newark airport placed on lockdown after security breach

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NEWARK -- Terminal C has been placed on lockdown tonight after a security breach, according to the FAA website. No other information is available.......

Verizon workers blast layoffs at Newark rally

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More than 60 Verizon employees -- most dressed in red polo shirts, at least one in a rat costume -- protested the September layoffs of more than two d...

Essex County College considers three possible successors to long-serving president

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NEWARK -- The search for a successor to A. Zachary Yamba -- New Jersey's longest serving college president -- has been narrowed to three finalist. The...

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 said...

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 Street ju...

Police academy prepares recruits to serve and protect Newark

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NEWARK -- Lakia Torres scrambled up, then down six flight of stairs at the academy building on Lincoln Avenue -- all while toting a 30-pound bag of eq...

Newark police search for truck in fatal hit-and-run

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NEWARK -- City police were searching for a truck that drove away after fatally striking a pedestrian this morning, authorities said. The unidentified ...

Booker gets publicity and payday for Newark Now charity from Conan appearance

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

Star-Ledger photosNewark Mayor Cory Booker is appearing on "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" tonight. LOS ANGELES - Newark Mayor Cory Booker got a...

Newark police capture 2 suspects on 'Most Wanted' list

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NEWARK -- City police captured two more suspects on the Newark Police Department's Top 12 Most Wanted list this afternoon, authorities said. In a 10-m...

Double shooting critically injures two Newark men

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NEWARK -- Two 21-year-old city men were critically injured Sunday night when they were both shot in the head, authorities said. The unidentified victi...

Newark man is fatally stabbed in South Ward home

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NEWARK -- A domestic dispute in the city's South Ward turned deadly this afternoon when a man who tried to break up an argument between his sister and...

NJPAC board picks Horizon CEO William Marino as new chairman

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Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerHorizon Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO William Marino in this 2008 file photo.NEWARK -- The board of the New Jersey Performing...

Webb-Washington pleads guilty to accepting bribes from informant

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Former Jersey City City Council candidate LaVern Webb-Washington, 61, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit extortion under color of official right i...

Neighbors of Haisong Jiang, man arrested in Newark airport security breach, describe a quiet, studious household

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Man who allegedly caused lockdown was taken into custody at Piscataway -- Watch the video...

Tip helps Newark police seize assault rifle and cocaine

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NEWARK -- A tip helped police arrest a 21-year-old Newark man this morning and confiscate an AK-47, two other handguns, 70 vials of cocaine and drug p...