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Raising the Caliber

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Kristin Meekhof

Concerned with the growing problem of gun violence in Newark, Jessica Mindich decided to think of a creative way to repurpose guns into jewelry: "There's an issue of illegal gun violence in Newark, and I saw an opportunity to help a city."

Hoping for a Finer State of Internal Affairs for Newark's Police

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 11.13.2011 | Crime
Deborah Jacobs

In the year since the ACLU of New Jersey sent a battery of grievances to the Department of Justice asking it to investigate the Newark Police Department, a few things have happened.

Newark Cop Killed In Drive-By, Suspect Arrested

West Ward, NJ Patch | Joshua Wilwohl and Lia Eustachewich | Email the Authors | 2:30pm | Posted 07.27.2011 | New York

A 16-year veteran of the Newark police department, described as being "personable" and "well-liked," was killed late Thursday night in a drive-by shoo...