Two teens arrested in East Orange in connection with car theft

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Dec. 1 that 18-year-old Zion Jenkins and a 16-year-old female juvenile have been arrested in East Orange and charged with receiving stolen property. According to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, the preliminary investigation indicates that on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at approximately 8:22 […]

Veteran East Orange police officer, PAL youth football director indicted for sexual crimes against children

Veteran East Orange police officer, PAL youth football director indicted for sexual crimes against children

EAST ORANGE, NJ — A Union County grand jury has returned a 16-count indictment against a 30-year veteran of the East Orange Police Department charged with serious sexual crimes against four children, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel announced Nov. 16. Edward Giles, 61, formerly of Roselle, is charged with two counts of first-degree aggravated […]

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

Law enforcement departments remember fallen officers at Blue Mass

NEWARK, NJ — Three area police officers, both current and retired, were honored at the Archbishop’s Blue Mass for Law Enforcement at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark on Nov. 4, recognizing members of law enforcement agencies from around the state who have died recently. Officer Charles “Rob” Roberts from the Glen […]

Search for missing East Orange teen continues, teen’s mom asks public for help

Search for missing East Orange teen continues, teen’s mom asks public for help

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange City Council, East Orange Mayor Ted Green and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi held a press conference on Friday, Nov. 5, with the family of missing 14-year-old Jashyah Moore, where they discussed efforts to find the teenager and the investigation into her disappearance. Since the teen’s disappearance, […]