East Orange 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 a homicide, according to a press release from the prosecutor’s office on July 4. On July 3, Laquan T. Nowlin, 32, of East Orange, was fatally shot in the area of Sanford and […]

Double homicide under investigation in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark police, is investigating a double homicide, according to a July 4 press release from the prosecutor’s office. Two people were fatally shot July 4 in the 100 block of Brookdale Avenue in Newark. The victims have been […]

Newark man shot to death in Irvington

Newark man shot to death in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal shooting of Anthony E. Young, 37, of Newark, according to a July 3 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On July 2, Young was shot at the intersection of 18th Avenue and 21st Street. […]

Police investigate fatal crash in Irvington

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a crash that resulted in one fatality, according to a June 23 press release from the ECPO. At approximately 2:42 p.m. on Monday, June 22, Marie A. Edwards, 71, of Hillside, was involved in a three-vehicle […]

Two charged with vandalizing police cars during protest

Two charged with vandalizing police cars during protest

NEWARK, NJ — Following an investigation by the Newark Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, two individuals have been charged with vandalizing police vehicles during an otherwise peaceful demonstration in the city of Newark, according to a June 23 press release from the prosecutor’s office. “Peaceful protesters have a constitutionally protected right to […]

EO continues to offer COVID-19 emergency food relief

EO continues to offer COVID-19 emergency food relief

As New Jersey heads into the fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of East Orange, under the leadership of Mayor Ted Green and the East Orange City Council, continues to offer weekly emergency food relief to help more than 12,000 families affected by the coronavirus.  “We have worked expeditiously to make sure that […]

Double stabbing in Irvington results in one death

Double stabbing in Irvington results in one death

IRVINGTON, NJ — The Irvington Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating a double stabbing that resulted in one death, according to a June 22 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Sunday, June 21, two people were stabbed in the area of 30 40th St. Alfred Julio […]

45-year-old man beaten to death in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — The East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal beating of Waali Bailey, 45, of East Orange, according to a June 12 press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Wednesday, June 10, Bailey was severely beaten in the 400 block of […]

Authorities seek help in fatal hit and run

Authorities seek help in fatal hit and run

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura’s Crime Stoppers program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for a fatal hit-and-run incident, according to a June 10 press release. On Sunday, May 24, Gerald Pettiford, 61, of Newark, a pedestrian, was struck […]

Three killed in fatal Route 22 crash, two in critical condition

Three killed in fatal Route 22 crash, two in critical condition

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 crash that resulted in three deaths, according to a press release from the prosecutor’s office. On Tuesday, June 9, at approximately 11:11 p.m., a Cadillac CTS was involved in […]

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