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  1. Admitted killer convicted of shooting to death a second victimRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Jersey Journal

    Mustafa Hill , 43, admitted to fatally shooting 19-year-old Armani McPhall on Dec. 22, 2016. The shooting occurred around 8 p.m. outside Vailsburg Wine and Liquor, on the 900 block of South Orange Avenue in Newark, said Assistant Essex County Prosecutor Justin Edwab, who handled the case.

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  2. Police search for 8-year-old missing for nearly a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    East Orange police have asked the public to help them find an 8-year-old boy who has been missing since last weekend. Niyad Robinson was last seen about 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept.

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  3. Mayor's girlfriend already dodged jail time. Now, she's accused of assaulting a teen.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NJ.com

    A political consultant who dodged federal prison on tax evasion charges allegedly assaulted Newark Mayor Ras Baraka's family member inside his home -- where, a document suggests, she lived during at least part of her home confinement sentence. Linda Jumah was charged with simple assault in July after allegedly twisting the arm of a minor to shove her away from food, according to a municipal court summons.

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  4. Which Rutgers football recruits will visit campus for the Buffalo game?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Coming off a tough loss to Kansas, Rutgers is looking to get back on track against Buffalo Saturday when the Bulls come to town. Find out which recruits the staff will host for the game.

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  5. Hoboken woman paid voters $50 in vote by mail bribery scheme, U.S. Attorney saysRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    A Hudson County woman is accused of paying Hoboken residents to cast mail-in ballots for particular candidates in what federal authorities describe as a voter bribery scheme. Lizaida Camis, 55, of Hoboken is charged with violating the Travel Act for causing mail to be used to aid voter bribery.

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  6. FanDuel changes stance, will pay out disputed $82K NFL bet to N.J. manRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    This July 14, 2018 photo, workers at the FanDuel sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford N.J. prepare to take bets moments before opening. New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel should be ordered to pay a New Jersey man $82,000 for a bet he made on a football game at what the company said were erroneously high odds.

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  7. Newark Liberty airport ranked worst in country (again) in latest surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Newark Liberty International Airport earned yet another dubious distinction on Wednesday when it again came in last in a customer satisfaction study of major U.S. airports. Although overall customer satisfaction of passengers who travel by air reached an all-time high this year, Newark finished well back in the pack, according to the J.D. Power 2018 North America Airport Satisfaction Study .

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  8. Behold the beauty that is Jersey's port and power plant corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    Our corridor of shipping ports, truck depots and power plants is no grimier than any other big metro supply area. Take a ride between Chicago and Gary, Indiana, someday.

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  9. Sheriff 'outraged' at worker's alleged attempt to sell ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Federal prosecutors charged a county sheriff's employee on Wednesday, saying he tried to extort money after leaking information on foreclosure sales. Abdush Shahid Ahmad, a 51-year-old Newark resident, was charged with attempted extortion, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced in a news release.

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  10. Should FanDuel pay up?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel's sports book should pay out more than $82,000 to a man who was given exorbitant odds for the Denver Broncos to win Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. Anthony Prince of Newark made his bet and was handed a ticket at incredible 750-1 odds with about a minute left in the game, as the Broncos trailed by 2 points on their final drive.

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  11. These 6 dealers sold 1,800 bags of heroin to undercover agents, feds sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | The Jersey Journal

    Federal prosecutors on Thursday announced drug and weapons charges against six alleged Newark heroin traffickers in what they said was the latest offensive on violent criminals in the city. The U.S. Attorney's Office, in a statement, said Andre Mims, Herbert Cheeks, Anthony Woods, Gregory Mims, James Thomas and Freddie Mims were members of a drug-trafficking organization that sold heroin to customers from throughout the state.

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  12. HS football star who became deadly gangster will spend rest of his life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NJ.com

    A judge Wednesday ordered a former star high school football star to spend the rest of his life behind bars for running a violent street gang that blazed a trail of blood to the top of the Newark's drug trade. Corey Hamlet 's role in ordering six killings and numerous shootings while the head of the Grape Street Crips led U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo to sentence him to life plus 35 years in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a statement.

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  13. $5K reward offered as cops hunt person who left homemade 'bomb' at Jewish cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | NJ.com

    Authorities are offering up to a $5,000 reward for information about the person who placed a non-working homemade explosive device inside a Jewish cemetery in Newark last weekend. A security officer evacuated B'nai Abraham Cemetery on South 19th Street around 10:45 a.m. Sunday after finding a commercial firework attached to a can of lubricant on a headstone, the Essex County Sheriff's Office said.

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  14. City worker took a $1K bribe. Now, he'll spend 3 years in prison.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NJ.com

    A former Newark code enforcement employee will serve three years in state prison after he solicited and accepted a bribe from a man who wanted to open a nightclub, state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal said. Qaadir Royal, 37, of Newark, previously pleaded guilty to tampering with public records , admitting the club owner paid him a $1,000 bribe to change the building's certificate of occupancy to allow a social club.

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  15. N.J. grocery store owner admits $888K food stamps fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jersey Journal

    The 25-year-old owner of a Newark deli admitted Tuesday she defrauded the government out of $888,000 in a food stamps scheme she ran over more than six years. Maria Teresa Venegas, of Newark, pleaded guilty to one count of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefit fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office for New Jersey said in a statement.

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  16. Political consultant had 'hand in the cookie jar,' gets 4 years in Watershed schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Jersey Journal

    A former political consultant in Essex County was sentenced to four years in federal prison Tuesday for her role in defrauding the now-defunct nonprofit in charge of treating water for parts of northern New Jersey. Dianthe Martinez-Brooks, 48, of West Orange, previously pleaded guilty to wire fraud, admitting she submitted bloated invoices to the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corp. for work that was never performed, and gave the money as kickbacks to top officials at the agency.

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  17. County sold police academy to plug a budget hole. Now it's taking it back.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Essex County officials plan to take back control of the public safety academy -- currently run by the county college -- more than two decades after the building was sold off to plug a budget hole. "We're going to totally take it over," Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. told NJ Advance Media on Monday.

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  18. Man pistol-whipped pedestrian while fleeing fatal shooting, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | The Jersey Journal

    An Essex County man was shot dead Sunday morning , while a second man who was shot in the face went to a local hospital after robbing a pedestrian of his bicycle at gunpoint, authorities said. Just before 4:30 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to the area of Harrison Avenue and Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard on a report of a pedestrian struck by a car -- just a block away from the police department, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.

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  19. New Jersey Devils vs. New York Rangers: LIVE score updates and chatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | NJ.com

    The Devils will open their six-game slate with a pair of split-squad games, with one game against the Rangers at Prudential Center in Newark, plus another road tilt against the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre in Montreal. Join NJ.com's live chat in the comment section, and follow along with live score and stat updates above.

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  20. House explosion rocks Newark neighborhood, injures manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Jersey Journal

    Authorities aren't sure yet why the house on South Devine Street collapsed around 5:19 p.m. The explosion broke windows and damaged the siding of adjacent residences, though. The injured man was questioned but not charged, a Newark police spokeswoman said.

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