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20 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

North Caldwell police chase ends with crash, motorcyclist in critical condition

A man on a motorcycle eluded North CAldwell cops who were trying to pull him over for speeding - but the man crashed and is now in critical condition at a trauma center this morning, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Caldwell, NJ, North Caldwell, NJ

Yesterday | The Newark Star-Ledger

Two weeks on, detectives pursuing leads in West Orange killing of college student

One of two surveillance stills released by authorities shows two males running near the area where Brendan Tevlin, 19, was killed two weeks ago, says Carolyn Murray, the acting Essex County Prosecutor.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Item

3 victims identified in fatal East Orange auto crash

Authorities in Essex County have identified the victims of a two-car crash in East Orange that killed three people and injured two others.

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Related Topix: Orange, NJ, East Orange, NJ, Newark, NJ

Patch.com

Fitnesses Classes and Concert's in Essex County

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites the public to attend a free concert and a series of free fitness courses that are part of Essex County's celebration of National Parks and Recreation Month in July.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Farmingdale woman identified as Newark murder victimFarmingdale woman ...

Farmingdale woman identified as Newark murder victim The body of Milta Aponte Castellano, 48, was discovered in front of an abandoned building.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Authorities called to Glen Ridge bank for customer's hairnet, belongings

A report of white powder at the Wells Fargo bank in Glen Ridge turned out to be nothing more than a white hairnet and purse contents, police said.

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Related Topix: Glen Ridge, NJ, Nutley, NJ

News12.com

3 killed, 2 injured in East Orange crash

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed three men and injured two women in northern New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Orange, NJ, East Orange, NJ

The Alternative Press

Beloved Zookeeper Honored with Plaque at Turtle Back Zoo

A bronze plaque was recently dedicated to the late Gina Zullo at Wachovia Wolf Woods at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange.

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Related Topix: West Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Hoping for a home in Essex County - Tina

Tina's summer days at the Montclair Township Animal Shelter, 77 North Willow St., Montclair, is filled with her favorite hula hobby.

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Related Topix: Montclair, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Belleville police shooting case proceeds

It's been a year since Dante Cespedes was fatally shot by Belleville police officers in his Lake Street apartment.

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Related Topix: Belleville, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Woman found dead outside Newark home was murdered, prosecutor says

Authorities say they are investigating the death of a woman found outside an Empire Street home Wednesday as a homicide.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

The Alternative Press

No New News In Brendan Tevlin Investigation

In a telephone conversation July 8 with Tap Into West Orange, Essex County Prosecutor's Office spokesperson Katherine Carter said, "It's pretty much status quo at the moment."

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Related Topix: West Orange, NJ, Livingston, NJ, Orange, NJ

Tue Jul 08, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Golf: Former Jefferson standout Ryan Snouffer qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

New Jersey Herald file photo - Former Jefferson standout golfer Ryan Snouffer qualified for the 114th U.S. Amateur Championship after earning one of three qualifying spots at Tuesday's U.S. Amateur sectional qualifier at Black Oak in Long Valley.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Long Valley, NJ, Brielle, NJ, Bridgewater, NJ, Seton Hall University

News12.com

Dozens of cats left in only 5 crates at Newark shelter after hours

An Essex County animal shelter says a woman dropped off dozens of cats on its doorstep, all crammed into five small crates.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Rossi Posse Crime Corner: Help find Genesis Rincon's killer

Shootings of young people are becoming alarming common in the streets of New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Passaic County, NJ

Observer

State VFW picks Kane

In 1969, when John F. Kane Jr. returned to his hometown following his tour of duty in Korea, his father, John Sr., a Nutley police sergeant, encouraged him to enroll as a member of the local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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Related Topix: Nutley, NJ, Wildwood, NJ, Trenton, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Photos: Verona viewers gather to watch 'The Hunger Games' at Kip's Castle

Essex County Kip's Castle Park, located in Verona, plays the final movie of the summer series, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," Friday evening, June 27. Other movies in the series included "Rio," "Pitch Perfect" and "Teen Beach Movie."

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Related Topix: Verona, NJ, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Patch.com

Drug Drop Box Now Available 24/7 at Livingston Police Headquarters

The Livingston Police Department has installed a permanent drug drop box that will allow residents to safely dispose of unwanted drugs 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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The Alternative Press

Judge: Jersey Animal Coalition Can Reopen Shelter, Begin Adoptions

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ A Superior Court judge lifted the quarantine against the animal shelter operated by the Jersey Animal Coalition and will allow the shelter to adopt animals out after the JAC filed a lawsuit earlier today.

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Related Topix: South Orange, NJ, Orange, NJ, Maplewood, NJ

NJ.com

NJ Politics Roundup: Chris Christie gun veto, Tesla bill, and more

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie's decision to veto a controversial gun control bill that would have reduced the size of ammunition magazines in New Jersey drew a significant amount of attention at the end of last week.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Point Pleasant, NJ

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