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  1. 5 plead guily in violent scrap yard robbery that led to police shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jersey Journal

    Police cars surround a truck that was stopped on North Avenue in Elizabeth following an armed robbery and a shoot-out. Authorities have now arrested four and are searching for the fifth suspect in the Friday robbery and shootout with police.

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  2. Mayor awarded $7K after jury tosses employee's 'outrageous' sex assault claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- Irvington Mayor Tony Vauss has been cleared in what he called a "far fetched" civil lawsuit claiming that he sexually assaulted and sexually harassed a township employee three years ago. A jury Wednesday sided with Vauss, who has staunchly denied allegations in a suit filed by Irvington housing inspector Tamara Smith, who claimed that the mayor harassed her and sexually assaulted her in a city hall office on June 9, 2014, attorneys involved in the case said Friday.

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  3. Crips gang member had 'mini drug store' in her apartment, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- Investigators raided the home of a reputed Crips street gang member in Newark's North Ward, where they seized a range of drugs, officials said Friday. The arrest of Edda Vasquez, 37, marked the third alleged drug dealer arrested by Essex County Sheriff's narcotics detectives in the city within two days.

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  4. Police arrest man wanted for attempted murder of driver, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 9 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- A 19-year-old Irvington resident who was wanted on an attempted murder charge for shooting another man in Newark's Central Ward was arrested early Wednesday, police said. Levi Reynolds was also charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses in the July 30 shooting on the 100 block of Springfield Avenue, Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said in a statement.

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  5. Newark man admits ambush killing of ex's new boyfriendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | NJ.com

    Marquis Armstrong's murder trial before Superior Court Judge James W. Donohue had entered its second day when he agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter and weapons charges in the killing of Rhasan Heath, 23, according to a statement from the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. In doing so, authorities said, Armstrong potentially avoided what could have been a life sentence had he been convicted at trial of murder and weapons charges.

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  6. How 4 controversial arrests led to a police chief's suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD - A small New Jersey town that typically prides itself on its diverse and inclusive population was thrust into the spotlight this week, thanks to the release of a police video that led to the suspension of the town's top brass. Maplewood's township committee this week took a vote of no confidence in its police chief, and placed him and a police captain on paid administrative leave as an investigation into the police response to a Fourth of July celebration last year drags on.

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  7. West African refugee reopens Newark IHOP with plans to hireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- When West African refugee Adenah Bayoh landed in Newark 26 years ago, the city was "literally heaven on earth" for her. She arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport at the age of 12 after the civil war pushed her from her Liberian village into a refugee camp in Sierra Leone.

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  8. See police video of melee, arrests that led to calls to fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | The Jersey Journal

    MAPLEWOOD -- After a year of residents questioning what happened during a melee after the township July 4th fireworks display last year, video, audio, and police reports have started to paint a picture of the events of that night. The township committee unanimously voted Tuesday night to demand the resignation of Police Chief Robert J. Cimino as an investigation into controversial arrests following an Independence Day celebration last year continues.

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  9. 4 accused of 'real-life Grand Theft Auto scheme' in indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | The Jersey Journal

    TRENTON -- Four men were indicted last week on charges they conspired to steal numerous luxury cars in northern and central New Jersey to ship or resell them domestically, authorities said. Newark residents Kelvin Vega, 25; Kelvin's brother, Jonathan Vega, 24; Carlos Sanchez Jr., 18; and Bilal Cureton, 27, of Newark; were charged Thursday with second-degree counts of conspiracy, financial facilitation of criminal activity, fencing and receiving stolen property, among other charges, Attorney General Christopher Porrino said.

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  10. 6 cops disciplined in continuing probe of fireworks show arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | NJ.com

    MAPLEWOOD -- Six township police officers have been disciplined after an incident at a July 4th celebration last year that is still under investigation. In a statement released Friday afternoon, Maplewood Police Captain Dawn Williams said one officer was suspended for 20 days after the July 5, 2016 incident, and another five "received formal discipline."

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  11. 3 indicted in fatal shooting outside Newark barRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | NJ.com

    In addition to murder, Rashan Jackson, Hakeem Maloney and Naim S. Jones face charges of conspiracy, illegally possessing a handgun and possessing a handgun for an unlawful purpose in the April 21 shooting of William Porter , according to a statement from the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. Prosecutors said Jones, 41, of Newark, and Maloney, 37, of Irvington, also face charges of promoting organized street crime, although they did not specify the nature of the criminal organization.

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  12. Cops in Newark witness shooting, make 4 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- Two older teens and two juveniles are in custody Monday after police from Newark and Irvington came upon a shooting in progress, Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said. Two officers from each community were patrolling together near the border between the two cities around 5 p.m. when they saw a black Audi come to a stop at 15th Avenue and 18th Street.

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  13. Families of fallen police officers enjoy a day at the parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Jersey Journal

    SEASIDE HEIGHTS - Families who lost loved ones that were law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty gather at Breakwater Beach and Casino Pier in Seaside Heights on Tuesday for the 10th Annual Law Enforcement Survivors Day. The event hosted by the Storino family is not a memorial.

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  14. Fugitive unit arrests men wanted for double shooting, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- Police on Monday arrested two men who were wanted for a double shooting in Newark's Central Ward, authorities said. Kahleel D. Trent, 35, of Irvington, and David B. Canadas, 37, of East Orange, were each charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and weapons offenses in the July 1 shooting in the 700 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, city Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose announced.

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  15. Man charged with murder in Irvington shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- A Newark resident was arrested Wednesday morning for the murder of a man, who died from injuries he suffered in an Irvington shooting, officials said. Ali King, 37, was charged with murder, felony murder, conspiracy and weapons offenses in the shooting of 33-year-old Dino Bermudez , Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Irvington Public Safety Director Tracy Bowers announced in a statement.

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  16. 13 arrested on prostitution charges in one night, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- Police arrested 13 people on prostitution charges Thursday night in Newark's South Ward after complaints about the illicit activity in the neighborhood, officials said. Detectives from the police division's Special Enforcement Division made the arrests near Hawthorne Avenue and Birks Place, according to Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose.

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  17. N.J. woman who drove 106 mph with kids in car reportedly sentenced to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    A New Jersey woman who had children in her car when she was clocked driving 106 mph on a Virginia interstate was sentenced to 60 days in jail earlier this week, according to a report. Georgianna Donaldson, 39, of Irvington, pleaded guilty to one count each of child endangerment and reckless driving in New Kent Circuit Court, nkccnews.com said.

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  18. Tip leads to arrest of man wanted for shooting at women, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- Police arrested a 26-year-old Irvington man who was wanted for shooting at two women in Newark's Central Ward, authorities said Wednesday. Arnold Locke was charged with aggravated assault, weapons offenses and conspiracy in the Dec. 3, 2016 attack on the 200 block of Hunterdon Avenue, according to Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose.

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  19. Irvington crack dealer gets 9 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    NEWARK -- An Irvington man who belonged to a ring that dealt crack and powder cocaine was sentenced to 108 months in prison, the US Attorney's Office said Tuesday. Antonio "Mo" Bivens, 44, previously pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy to distribute at least 280 grams of crack cocaine.

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  20. 8 charged after police respond to drug complaints on Newark streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | NJ.com

    NEWARK -- Eight people were arrested on narcotics-related charges on a street in Newark's South Ward after police responded to complaints about drug activity in the area, officials said Friday. The charges were for having heroin and cocaine, and for loitering in an area with the intent to purchase drugs, city Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose and Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino said in a joint statement.

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