Police F.A.T. arrests Newark man for pharmacy robbery

NEWARK, NJ — Damir Daniels, 24, of Newark, was arrested by the Fugitive Apprehension Team on Friday, Dec. 2, for a pharmacy robbery on Friday, Nov. 18. At approximately 10:06 a.m., three male suspects wearing dark clothing and masks entered the St. Peter’s Pharmacy located at 15-17 Ropes Place. One brandished a handgun and robbed […]

Victims in fatal stabbing incident identified

NEWARK, NJ — Three individuals who were fatally wounded in Newark on Saturday, Nov. 5, have been identified as Aerial Little Whitehurst, 8, of Newark; Al-Jahon Whitehurst, 11, of Newark; And Syasia McBurroughs, 23, of Cedar Knolls. The two children were pronounced dead at University Hospital at 4:40 p.m. and Syasia McBurroughs was pronounced dead […]

Newark police arrest double-shooting suspect

NEWARK, NJ — Newark police arrested William E. Reese, 18, of Newark, on Monday, Aug. 29, in connection with two shootings at 22 Fabyan Place in Newark on Tuesday, Aug. 23. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, at approximately 2:25 a.m., Newark police responded to a shots-fired call at the location, where they encountered a 17-year-old male […]

Maplewood Fire Department revises emergency medical service protocols

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Fire Chief Michael Dingelstedt recently announced revised protocols for emergency medical services in response to concerns raised following the lengthy response time when an 8-year-old suffered a seizure on March 23. The Maplewood Fire Department completed a review of dispatching procedures and revised its operating procedures as described below. Dingelstedt consulted […]

NJ Transit police to conduct emergency response drill at Newark Penn Station

NEWARK, NJ — The NJ Transit Police Department’s Office of Emergency Management, together with local partners, will conduct a training exercise on Saturday, May 21, at the Penn Station Light Rail Station beginning at 8 a.m. The drill, which will gauge responses to a simulated transportation incident, will take approximately four hours to complete. As a […]