East Orange man stabbed to death

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, along with the East Orange Police Department, is investigating the fatal stabbing of Joshua Mewborn, 33, of East Orange, according to a Sept. 23 press release from the ECPO. On Sept. 21 at 2:55 p.m., police were notified of a stabbing on […]

Mental Health Day in East Orange provides skills, supplies to students

Mental Health Day in East Orange provides skills, supplies to students

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Darren Clark Jr. Memorial foundation hosted a Back-to-School Mental Health Day at Watsessing Park in East Orange on Saturday, Aug. 27. The event served more than 100 underserved students from Essex County, providing backpacks or messenger bags filled with age-appropriate school supplies to students who participated in the four activities […]

National Night Out in East Orange builds connections

National Night Out in East Orange builds connections

EAST ORANGE, NJ — In addition to building connections with East Orange’s first responders at the town’s 2022 National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 2, residents had the opportunity to meet with representatives of the Army, National Guard and FBI, as well as Joi’s Angels, ADAPT and CareWell Health, who all came together to […]

Victim of East Orange fatal fire identified at 69-year-old woman

Victim of East Orange fatal fire identified at 69-year-old woman

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced July 26 that the victim of a fatal fire on Friday, July 22, has been identified as Cherry Davis, 69, of East Orange. The three-alarm fire broke out at approximately 12:30 a.m. on July 22 […]

North Carolina man shot to death in East Orange

North Carolina man shot to death in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force and the East Orange Police Department are investigating the fatal shooting of Antwan McAdoo, 42, of Burlington, N.C., according to a July 18 press release from the ECPO. On Friday, June 15, East Orange police were dispatched to Elmwood Park on a […]

East Orange man admits conspiracy to commit racketeering

NEWARK, NJ — Ali Hill, 29, of East Orange, admitted conspiring to murder a federal witness to protect a drug-trafficking enterprise of which he was a member, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced June 29. Hill pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez to one count of a superseding indictment charging him with […]

Newark felon convicted on firearms, drug-trafficking charges

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark man was convicted June 15 on weapons and drug charges, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Teriek Edwards, 44, was convicted on two counts of possession of firearms and ammunition by a convicted felon; one count of possession with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and oxycodone; and one count of […]

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