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Newark, New Jersey is located in Essex County. Zip codes in Newark, NJ include 07198, 07107, and 07199. The median home price in Newark is $169,900 which is roughly $73/per square foot. More Newark information.

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Local news for Newark, NJ continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago |

Suspects arrested in connection with murder on Route 80 in Saddle Brook

Following a month-long investigation, New Jersey State Police arrested two individuals charged with the Route 80 in Saddle Brook murder of Hackensack resident Jeff Mansilla on June 12. Police arrested Mujahideen Abdullah, 25, of Newark, and Jomaris Gonzalez, 28, of Newark, on July 17 after searching the couple's residence.


4 hrs ago | SFGate

Newark officer shot breaking up robbery attempt

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, fourth from left, stands with officials as officials investigate the area where a Newark Police Department officer was allegedly shot, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Newark, N.J. According Baraka, the officer was shot in the leg during a struggle with a suspect while responding to an armed robbery call.


9 hrs ago |

Us GDP growth in Q2 rebounds to 4.0%

The US economy rebounded in the second quarter this year to a peppy 4.0 per cent pace of growth after the first quarter's sharp contraction, the Commerce Department said on Wednesday .


13 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Newark man with 225 decks of heroin among 4 arrested on drug charges, sheriff says

NEWARK - Four men were arrested Tuesday after detectives with the Essex County Sheriff's Office interrupted a pair of drug deals on city streets, authorities said.


14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Newark man who robbed businesses throughout North Jersey sentenced to 18 years

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced a Newark man was sentenced to 225 months in prison today.


16 hrs ago |

Bloomfield Man Charged with Distributing Sexually Explicit Images of Children

NEWARK, N.J. Special agents of the FBI arrested a Bloomfield Township man this morning on charges that he distributed sexually explicit images of children from his home computer, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.


19 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Prominent black minister urges N.J. lawmakers to act on bail reform

TRENTON - One of New Jersey's most influential black ministers is coming to the defense of Gov. Chris Christie and urging lawmakers to pass a bail reform measure during a special session this week.


23 hrs ago |

The Record: Three mayors unite

THE LAST month has been a brutal one for New Jersey's three largest cities, where violent crime has come calling in very visible ways.


Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bloomfield: Police blotter, July 29

Williams was taken into custody and held, awaiting transfer to Rockaway police. a Carl Reeves Jr., 49, of Newark, was arrested at 12:19 a.m. July 24 on the 400 block of Bloomfield Avenue by officers Raymond Diaz and Sang Yoon for resisting arrest and hindering apprehension.


The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New York man admits role in New Jersey tax refund scheme

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York City man has admitted his role in a stolen identity and tax refund fraud scheme.



Beware the river crabs

Despite repeated warnings from the Department of Environmental Protection, some anglers seem determined to harvest crabs from the Lower Passaic River.


Glocally Newark

Sweet Retreat and their compiling Storing and Journey to the White house

The Sweet Retreat is not a bakery its a Cake Boutique, located on Newark's Academy Street, the smell of delicious treats fills the air.



Street League LA Finals Video

As you know by now, Nyjah Huston has earned himself another SLS victory, sweeping the 2014 Season.


Major DVD, CD counterfeiters in Newark indicted today, Attorney General says

File photo of a New Jersey State Police vehicle outside of a Trenton crime scene.


Four Wayans brothers put on a comedy show in Newark

The laughs are bound to multiply when brothers Keenen, Damon, Shawn and Marlon Wayans share the same stage for an evening of stand-up comedy.


Mon Jul 28, 2014


Legal Beans - Gone

Well, it looks like being on the "doomed corner" of Newark & Garden finally did it in for Legal Beans , who closed shop for good - even after successfully re-opening after Hurricane Sandy - and expanding into the tasty BBQ business.


KIYC: Newark never intended to use newly constructed jail

A brand new Newark city jail facility, paid for by taxpayers, is apparently not going to open.


The Item

Paterson school district fires vice principal hired as part of reform team

A vice principal hired at top salary a year ago as part of a team that was supposed to put an end to the ongoing problems at School 6 was fired on Friday, city education officials confirmed.


The Jersey Journal

Newark man pleads guilty to setting pickup truck on fire, prosecutor says

NEWARK - A Newark man has pleaded guilty to setting a pickup truck on fire on New Year's Eve 2012, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office announced today.


Paterson joins Jersey City, Newark to launch anti-crime initiative

City law enforcement officials announced today that they would be working with police from Jersey City and Newark to create a regional Cease-Fire task force to combat the violence plaguing New Jersey's urban areas.



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