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37 min ago | New Jersey State Police
Elizabeth City, Essex County, N.J. On Wednesday, November 6th, troopers working with the Hillside Township Police Department arrested an Essex County man suspected in multiple armed robberies throughout New Jersey.
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1 hr ago | The Newark Star-Ledger
NEWARK - State child welfare workers could have spared Jadiel Velesquez from a savage beating when he was four months old if they had picked up on signs that his father was too dangerous to be caring for an infant, the boy's lawyer told an Essex County jury today.
5 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com
LIVINGSTON, NJ The Essex County Chiefs of Police Association held their annual Christmas dinner on the evening of Dec. 5 at Nanina's in the Park in Belleville.
5 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton
A state Assembly committee on Thursday is considering a bill that would create a commission to study expanding casino gambling to East Rutherford.
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
Written by Michael D'Onofrio and Eric Goodman. An NBC investigation shows just how easy it is to gain access to several schools throughout New Jersey and New York.
13 hrs ago | Big News Network.com
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The South Orange and Maplewood School District has seen an increase in graduation rates from 2012 to 2013, after a drop of more than six percent in the previous year, according to a recent report.
At Monday's Board of Education meeting, Superintendent John Alfieri said that on Dec. 5, a reporter for NBC made an unannounced visit to Mt.
Patch has put together some things you need to know for Thursday. Are you out of work and looking for a job? Neighbors Helping Neighbors will meet at the Cedar Grove Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Essex County Toastmasters will meet at the Verona Public Library at 7 p.m. Nellie & Bean in Verona will have cookies, wine and late-night shopping on ... (more)
Monica has long suffered from seizures, asthma and high blood pressure. She was recently diagnosed with tumors, which have kept her from working.
A Tuesday morning fire in Bloomfield left a 65-year-old woman dead and her son in critical condition at a Montclair hospital, according to Acting Essex County Carolyn Murray .
Essex County Prosecutor's Office spokeswoman Kathy Carter confirmed there was one fatality at a Haines Drive address but could not immediately offer further details.
While Caldwell-West Caldwell School District dipped slightly in 2013 and West Essex Regional School District's average edged up moderately, they both are far above the state average.
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. kicked off his re-election for Essex County Executive today during a spirited press conference at the gymnasium at Essex County College in Newark.
Councilman Joseph Chiusolo inquired how issues in a planned executive session could impact the next scheduled agenda and Township Attorney Thomas Scrivo said part of the session was about the legal issues of the case.