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Woman Sentenced to Five Years for Killing Man with Penis Injection


NEWARK, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced today that Kasia Rivera, 38, of East Orange was sentenced today to five years in New Jersey state prison by the Honorable John Zunic, Judge of the Superior Court, for causing the death of Justin Street, 22, also of East Orange, during a illegal procedure to enlarge his penis in 2011.

“This woman had no business injecting anyone with anything,’’ said Assistant Prosecutor William Neafsey, who handled the case. 

The state maintained that Rivera, who worked as a bartender in Irvington, injected Street with silicone that was not that kind used for medical procedures, causing an embolism which killed him.

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On Sept, 9, just as the case was getting ready to go to trial, Rivera entered a guilty plea to second degree reckless manslaughter. Rivera must serve 85 percent of her sentence before she is eligible for parole. She received credit for 228 days she has already served at the county jail.

As a result of her guilty plea, Rivera could be deported to her native Jamaica.

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2nd Annual Love & Not Hate March Today in East Orange

July 13, 2018

EAST ORANGE, NJ - This morning the Rev. Al Sharpton will join East Orange Mayor Ted Green for their 2nd Annual Love & Not Hate March against gun violence at 8:00 AM. 

The March will begin at Hollywood Ave & Central Avenue in East Orange and will work its way to Oval Park. Once at the park there will be youth activities, vendors, music, school give-a-ways and much more.

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City of Orange Township Cooling Stations Available for Your Relief

July 2, 2018

ORANGE, NJ - The weather forecast for June 29 through July 5, 2018 is indicating 90° and above. Therefore, Mayor Warren and the Township Council reconfirmed that the cooling station are still being offered at the following locations: