Newark man shot to death in Orange during early morning

Newark man shot to death in Orange during early morning

ORANGE, NJ — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Orange that occurred in the early morning on Nov. 9, according to press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and Orange Police Department.  At approximately 12:50 a.m., Orange police officers responded to the area of 67 Central Ave. on reports of […]

Man sentenced to 15 years for killing retired school teacher

NEWARK, NJ — Bruce Hay, 52, of Newark, was sentenced to 15 years in New Jersey State Prison for killing 85-year-old Annie King, a retired Newark school teacher, according to a Nov. 8 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. According to Assistant Prosecutor Jason Alterbaum, who tried the case, on July 19, 2017, […]

Man found guilty of shooting man caught with ex-girlfriend

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted Rahiym Washington, 31, of Newark, of second-degree aggravated assault and weapons charges for shooting his friend and leaving him paralyzed after discovering the man in bed with his ex-girlfriend, according to a Nov. 7 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. The jury rendered the […]

19 alleged child predators arrested in ‘Operation Open Door’

19 alleged child predators arrested in ‘Operation Open Door’

SOMERVILLE, NJ — A West Orange man was among 19 alleged child predators arrested in “Operation Open Door,” according to an Oct. 31 press release from the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office.  Julio Cubia-Aviles, 27, of West Orange, who is a carpenter by trade, is charged with second-degree luring, second-degree attempted sexual assault and third-degree attempted […]

Man enters guilty plea to robbery and gun possession

NEWARK, NJ — Eric Gotay, 34, of Irvington, pleaded guilty on Oct. 30 to robbery and gun possession charges in exchange for a 12-year sentence in New Jersey State Prison, according to a press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. Under the terms of the plea agreement, he must serve 85 percent of his […]

27-year-old shot to death in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating the fatal shooting of Avent Holston, 27, of Newark, according to an Oct. 29 press release from the prosecutor’s office. Just before 7 p.m. on Oct. 28, Newark police responded to a report […]

Authorities investigate shooting homicide in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Newark that occurred early Sunday morning, Oct. 27, according to a press release from the Newark Public Safety Division.  At approximately 2:40 a.m., Newark police officers responded to a report of a person shot in the 100 block of Hartford Street. Arriving […]

Newark man found guilty of murdering brother and killing cat

NEWARK, NJ — An Essex County jury has convicted Ervwakine Pryor, 41, of Newark, of murder for fatally shooting his brother, Jovan Johnson, 29, also of Newark, according to an Oct. 25 press release from the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office. “This defendant senselessly murdered his own brother and his daughter’s cat, Skylar, over money. He […]

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