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Local Heroes Who Discovered Bombs To Be Honored at Public City Hall Ceremony

September 25, 2016

ELIZABETH, NJ – Mayor J. Christian Bollwage and the Elizabeth City Council will honor Ivan White and Lee Parker, the two men who discovered the pipe bombs last Sunday night, at an open-to-the-public meeting in City Hall Council Chambers, September 27, at 7:30 p.m.

Local organizations have already begun to respond to the two men. The Elizabeth Coalition to House the ...

Suspect in Livingston Cyber Threats Re-Arrested After New Threats Surface on Social Media

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In connection with a threat against a Livingston resident, John Coulouris, 18, of Hackensack was re-arrested on Friday, Sept. 23 and charged with one count of terroristic threat, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and Livingston Police Chief Craig Handschuch.

Bail on the new charge has been set at $100,000, with no ten-percent option, by the ...

Westfield Landlord Fighting Harvest Group in Court Over Addams Tavern Construction

WESTFIELD, NJ — Even as a sign over its window reads “now hiring,” a legal battle is being waged in New Jersey Superior Court over Addams Tavern, a much-anticipated bar and restaurant said to be opening soon in Downtown Westfield.

Tarta Luna Properties, LLC, filed a civil complaint against Harvest Restaurants Group and its owners Aug. 17 claiming that construction on the ...

Woman Arrested in Olean Parking Lot and Arraigned for Cocaine Possession

OLEAN, NY - Just after midnight Saturday, Olean police arrested a 36-year-old woman on drug charges, the city Police Department announced today.

Investigators serving a search warrant on Mary Pat Erhart in a parking lot located on the 1100 block of West State Street found eight bags of cocaine in her pants pocket, police said. During the past two months, the police ...

Nutley Man Arrested for Series of Religious Statue Thefts

NUTLEY – The Nutley Police Department reports that Andrew Lewis, 19, of Nutley was arrested following the investigation of 30 incidents of theft. The items stolen included religious statues and lawn items.

This past summer, the Nutley Police Department released surveillance photos to the press. The department was contacted by an individual who was about to make an online purchase of ...

18-Year-Old Hackensack Man Arrested in Cyber Threats Against Livingston High School

NEWARK, NJ — Accused of posting messages on various social media platforms threatening violence in Livingston, John Coulouris, 18, of Hackensack has been arrested and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child by distributing child pornography, invasion of privacy, terroristic threats and two counts of cyber harassment.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and ...

Ahmad Khan Rahami Charged in Federal Court

NEW YORK - Ahmad Khan Rahami, who was arrested Monday in Linden, has been charged in federal courts for conducting and attempting to conduct bombings in New York City and various locations in New Jersey on September 17, 2016, and September 18, 2016.

Rahami, 28, of Elizabeth, is charged in a complaint filed in the Southern District of New York with one count of using and attempting to use ...

Eighteen Year-Old Hackensack Man Arrested in Cyber Threats Against Area High School

NEWARK, NJ — Accused of posting messages on various social media platforms threatening violence in Livingston, John Coulouris, 18, of Hackensack has been arrested and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child by distributing child pornography, invasion of privacy, terroristic threats and two counts of cyber harassment.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and ...

18-Year-Old Hackensack Man Arrested in Cyber Threats Against Livingston High School

NEWARK, NJ — Accused of posting messages on various social media platforms threatening violence in Livingston, John Coulouris, 18, of Hackensack has been arrested and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child by distributing child pornography, invasion of privacy, terroristic threats and two counts of cyber harassment.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray and ...

Union County Prosecutor Updates Linden Officers' Condition

ELIZABETH, NJ – Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park updated the condition of the two hospitalized Linden police officers injured during the apprehension of Ahmad Khan Rahami yesterday.

According to Park, the officer who was struck by gunfire in his protective vest did not suffer serious injury and was discharged from a local hospital last night. The other injured officer, who ...

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The New Jim Crow: From Awareness to Action

September 21, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The public is invited to participate in a discussion entitled 'The New Jim Crow: From Awareness to Action' with Sen. Raymond J. Lesniak on October 27 from 7:30-9:00pm.

As part of the Still Speaking Montclair lecture series hosted by Union Congregational Church located at 176 Cooper Ave. in Upper Montclair, mass incarceration will be the topic for ...

In Sex Crimes Cases, Facebook Evidence Can Have Limited Value

Tony Browne was found guilty of 12 counts of federal child exploitation offenses including production of child pornography, coercion and enticement of a minor, receipt of child pornography and transfer of obscene material to a minor with females ranging in age from 12 to 17 years old.

Browne created a Facebook profile wherein he pretended to be a female and befriended the girls, ...

Lindabury Adds Two New Attorneys

Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper P.C., announced today that Lisa Gingeleskie and Christopher Reilly have joined the firm in its Westfield New Jersey office. Lisa will focus her practice in the area of Labor and Employment law while Chris will join the firm’s Construction group which represents contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers on claims related to defective ...