Public safety training facility constructed in response to recent gun violence

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara, Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II, and Newark Office of Violence Prevention and Trauma Recovery Director Lakeesha Eure addressed recent gun violence during the announcement on Tuesday, Aug. 31, of the construction of a state-of-the-art public safety training facility […]

17-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 17-year-old Khalif Harrington, of Newark, according to an Aug. 31 press release. On Monday, Aug. 31, Newark police officers went to the area of South Orange Avenue and Ashland […]

Law enforcement investigates fatal shooting of 8-year-old Newark boy

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 8-year-old Jahmeer Allen, according to an Aug. 31 press release. On the night of Sunday, Aug. 29, Newark police officers went to the 100 block of Schuyler Avenue in […]

Bergenfield man dies in fatal car collision on Route 1 and 9 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 a fatal motor vehicle incident that occurred on Tuesday, Aug. 24, and resulted in the death of Roy Thomas, 55, of Bergenfield, according to an Aug. 26 press release from the ECPO. The […]

34-year-old man 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 Michael Rutledge, 34, of Newark, according to an Aug. 25 press release from the ECPO. On Monday, Aug. 23, just before 9 p.m., Newark police officers responded to a […]

Reward increased for information regarding murder of Newark grandmother

NEWARK, NJ — Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II announced Aug. 26 that Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers Program is increasing its reward to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Debra Derrick, a 63-year-old grandmother who was fatally […]

27-year-old man 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 Antonio McCrimmon, 27, of Newark, according to an Aug. 17 press release from the ECPO. On Monday, Aug. 16, at approximately 7:53 p.m., Newark police responded to a report […]

Automobile driver dies after colliding head-on with NJ Transit bus

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident involving an NJ Transit bus and a car, according to an Aug. 17 press release from the ECPO. The preliminary investigation indicates that, at approximately 6 a.m. on […]

36-year-old man 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 Tony Madison, 36, of Newark, according to an Aug. 16 press release from the ECPO. On Sunday, Aug. 15, Newark police responded to the 700 block of S. 18th […]

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