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Newark expects 5,000 fugitives to turn themselves in during 'Safe Surrender'

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Jennifer Brown/The Star-LedgerAuthorities from a dozen agencies held a press conference at Bethany Baptist Church to announce "Fugitive Safe Surre...

Federal judge in Newark denies GOP request to end 28-year-old order to prevent voter intimidation

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NEWARK -- A federal judge in Newark has denied a request by the Republican National Committee to dissolve a 28-year-old court order designed to pr...

Homeless children's gifts stolen in Newark burglary

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Thieves broke into a Newark homeless shelter on Christmas Eve and stole two-foot tall gift bags for 35 residents, according to staff members. ...

Lou and Ronald Manzo plead 'not guilty' to corruption charges

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NEWARK -- Former state assemblyman and failed Jersey City mayoral candidate Louis Manzo and his brother and political advisor, Ronald Manzo, were ...

Superintendent Clifford Janey releases plan to improve Newark schools

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Governor Office/Tim LarsenSuperintendent Clifford P. Janey in this 2008 file photo.NEWARK -- A year-and-a-half after he arrived in the Newark Publ...

Newark police investigate fatal shooting in South Ward

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NEWARK -- An unidentified man was fatally shot multiple times while inside a vehicle in Newark's South Ward this morning, authorities said. The ma...

Gov.-elect Chris Christie celebrates Three Kings Day with Stephen Adubato Sr. in Newark

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NEWARK -- Governor-elect Chris Christie, along with city and state politicians joined Stephen Adubato Sr. and about 1300 Newark schoolchildren at ...

Newark man gunned down while driving through city's South Ward

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NEWARK - A 32-year-old city man was shot and killed inside his car in the city's South Ward tonight, police said. Officers responding to multiple ...

Man found dead in SUV in Newark

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NEWARK -- Police are investigating the death of a Newark man who was shot to death and found in an SUV on a Newark street. The 29-year-old man, wh...

Mega Millions $162M jackpot winning ticket is sold at Long Island store

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Michael Rispoli/The Star-LedgerThe display case of New Jersey Lottery scratch-off tickets at the Zap Gas in Newark. The winning $162 million jackp...

Police investigate fatal stabbing in Newark

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NEWARK -- Police were investigating a fatal stabbing in the city Tuesday night that left an unidentified 33 year-old man dead. He was found inside...

Accused Newark airport intruder gets legal help from Chinese consulate

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Lawyer will be provided to Haisong Jiang , the 28-year-old Rutgers University graduate student ...

Newark man found guilty of drug distribution, weapons charges

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NEWARK -- A Newark man was convicted by a federal jury today of drug distribution and weapons charges, authorities said. Hassan Scott, 29, was fou...

Bon Jovi, Newark Mayor Booker unveil $10.4M affordable housing project

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NEWARK -- Who says you can't go home? Thanks to Jersey-born rock star Jon Bon Jovi, HIV/AIDS patients in Newark finally can. Bon Jovi today offici...

Joan Rivers Kicked Off Newark-Bound Flight for Suspicious Passport

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Joan Rivers has been known to look kind of scary at times, but no one's ever mistaken her for a potential terrorist - until now. ...

Teachers making shift to physics

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Emmanuel Ikheloa stood at the front of a Newark classroom, carefully measuring a glass marble and a metal spring. Then, with a "ready, set, go!" h...

Newark man wanted in fatal shooting found hiding in kitchen cabinet

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Photo courtesy of the Essex County Prosecutor's OfficeAlexis ReyesNEWARK -- A 25-year-old city man accused in a fatal shooting was found hiding in...

Two people accused in armed robbery of Bloomfield gas station

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BLOOMFIELD -- Authorities have arrested two people in connection with an armed robbery of a Bloomfield shop, according to a report by NorthJersey....

Amiri Baraka to read in Newark as part of 75th birtheday celebrations

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REENA ROSE SIBAYANPoet Amiri Baraka turned 75 last week. Newark-born poet, playwright and jazz writer Amiri Baraka, who turned 75 last Wednesday, ...

Newark police investigate shooting death of bystander left undiscovered in car overnight

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Photo courtesy Cunningham familyKaren Cunningham, a 55-year old innocent bystander killed in Newark and not discovered until the next day. NEWARK ...

NJ Transit bus crashes with tanker truck in Newark, injuring 16

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NEWARK -- Sixteen people were injured in a collision between an NJ Transit bus and a tanker truck in Newark this afternoon, police said. The accid...

Pa. man shot to death in Newark is first homicide of year

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NEWARK -- A Pennsylvania man was gunned down in Newark's West Ward Sunday night, marking the first homicide of 2010 in both the city and Essex Cou...

Newark's Prudential Center gets N.J. Nets under arenas deal, report says

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Rock becomes sports hub while Izod Center gets more concerts, family shows ...

Legendary community organizer, Frank Hutchins dies at 75

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Behind Frank Hutchins' soft spoken demeanor lay what friends and proteges call a "warrior" for tenant rights in Newark. GEORGE MCNISH/THE STAR-LED...

Mega Millions drawing for $162M jackpot nears

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Star-Ledger photoJohn Ayena of Zap Gas in Newark is seen here printing out Mega Millions tickets for Friday night's drawing.The Mega Millions draw...