Man fatally shot, another injured in brazen shooting on Bloomfield Avenue

February 2, 2017

One Newark man was fatally shot and an innocent bystander was injured when a gunman opened fire in broad daylight on Bloomfield Avenue near Garside Street.

The gunman was spotted fleeing the scene by Newark police, who fired shots at the suspect. Police subsequently apprehended hiding in a dumpster in the area of Kearny Street and Broadway in Newark, behind a high school.

The gunmam, ...

Newark man convicted in 2015 slaying of childhood friend

A Newark man charged in the with fatally shooting his childhood friend was convicted today by an Essex County jury.

Sadot Council, 32, was convicted of murdering Anthony Mayse, 33, also of Newark, following a trial before the Essex County Superior Court Judge Richard T. Sules.

Mayse was shot and killed on April 28, 2015 at the Stephen Crane Housing Complex in Newark shortly after noon time, ...

Defiant First Appearance By Man Charged With Attack On Catholic Bishop In Newark Offers Clues To Motive

In a defiant first appearance at Essex County Superior Court in Newark, the man charged with the shocking attack on an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark last weekend offered possible clues about what provoked him.

"I'm the Reverend Charles Miller, and I am who I am," said Miller, 48, of Newark, whose description included several expletives. "And ...

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