POLICE & FIRE
TOP STORIES

Elizabeth Man Sentenced to 115 Months in Prison for Multiple Bank Robberies

April 12, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - An Elizabeth man was sentenced on Thursday to 115 months in prison for robbing four banks in three states that included New Jersey, Maryland, and New York in January 2017, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Israel Cosme, 36, from Elizabeth, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas after being charged with four counts of bank robbery. Judge Salas ...

(Update) Easter Morning Shootout in Elizabeth Results in Murder and Attempted Murder Charges Against Four Men

ELIZABETH, NJ - During a press conference in Elizabeth on Wednesday, the Union County Prosecutor’s Office along with multiple other agencies released information on the Easter morning shootout in Elizabeth that resulted in the death of 26-year-old Daniel Louis of Irvington and the attempted murder of police officers.

Authorities said, on Tuesday they had obtained complaint warrants for ...

Police Identify Victim from Early Morning Shooting in Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police have identified Daniel Louis 26, of Irvington as the person shot and killed at the scene of the previously reported overnight shooting in Elizabeth. 

According to Union County Assistant Prosecutor Michael Sheets, Elizabeth police were in the area of the 1100 block of Elizabeth Ave. at approximately 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning, when two officers heard gunshots ...

Police Investigating Overnight Shooting Outside of Local Bar In Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - Shots were fired between multiple persons at outside near the Exotica GoGo, on the1100 block of Elizabeth Ave. in Elizabeth overnight sending some people to local hospitals.

An unnamed source said police arrived in the area to find a couple of groups of people shooting at each other. One vehicle was seen leaving the area heading in the direction towards ...

DARE Police Graduates Ready to Make Friends, Impact Lives in the Classroom

BRIDGEWATER, NJ  - Street-hardened police officers accustomed to traffic stops, petty crime, arresting bad guys and calming frazzled nerves came together two weeks ago in Somerset County to hone a new skill.

Side-by-side, the 25 officers were tested by a rigorous curriculum that challenged them to become role models and teachers in an ongoing national effort to counteract negative ...

Police Investigating Shooting on Routes 1and 9 in Elizabeth - Reward Being offered for Information

ELIZABETH, NJ - Police say they are still investigating a shooting that took place on a busy stretch of  Routes 1 and 9 in Elizabeth sometime between 5:15 and 5:45 a.m. on Saturday morning and offering a reward for information. 

Authorities say, a 28-year-old Elizabeth man, was in critical condition after he was shot while driving his white BMW SUV on U.S. Routes 1and 9 near ...

Elizabeth Firemen Respond to Early Morning Fire

ELIZABETH, NJ - Firefighters were called out to an early morning fire that started at approximately 2:54 a.m. on the 100 Block of Burnett Street.

The fire ripped through the 2.5 story frame home causing roads in the area to be closed to all traffic. According to authorities, there were no reported injuries. 

The area around the home was still closed to traffic throughout most of the ...

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Elizabeth