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Newark Couple Accused of Starving and Neglecting Pit Bull Puppy

December 8, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A Newark couple was arrested and charged with animal cruelty for allegedly starving and neglecting a 6-month old, male pit bull puppy in their apartment.  

Jose E. Martinez, 29, and his girlfriend Porchia Williams, 27, are accused of failing to feed the puppy on a regular basis, forcing him to remain in his wire cage with urine and fecal matter, resulting in ...

Celebrate the Season at the Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season.

Every night, through December 31, guests are invited to enjoy the lights at Essex County's most popular park. The lights will not be on December 24 and 25

The 'Holiday Lights Spectacular' of 100,000 twinkling lights will run from 5 to 9 p.m. 

Turtle Back ...

Shots Fired on Spring St, Bloomfield Police Department on the Scene

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Officers of the Bloomfield Police Department responded to Spring St. after reports of shots fired in the area. The incident happened in the 8 o'clock hour Thursday night.

Police blocked Spring St. from the intersection of Spring and Division St. south. Spring St. runs from St. Valentines Church to the area of Oakes Pond 

According to neighbors who were watching the ...

Authorities Seek Public’s Help in finding Car Used in NJIT Fatal Hit &Run

NEWARK, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II has announced that his office is asking for the public’s help in locating the vehicle involved in the fatal hit-and run of an NJIT student. On Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at approximately 9:20 p.m., Naomi R. Segura, 25, of Byram Township was struck in the area of Central Avenue and Summit Street in ...

Jane Fonda Visits Newark, Calls for $15 Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers

NEWARK, NJ - Jane Fonda got higher wages for women through unscrupulous means in the 1980's comedy "9 to 5," but now she's advocating for a $15 minimum wage for tipped workers in more traditional ways.

The Academy Award-winning actor and activist  spoke at Rutgers University-Newark today with advocacy groups and a state lawmaker to support a $15 minimum wage, ...

West Orange Students Being Evacuated from Stranded School Buses, Moved to Safe Locations

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After being stranded on school buses for nearly five hours in a powerful snowstorm, students are reportedly being moved to safe locations, the West Orange mayor wrote in a Facebook post around 9 p.m. Thursday.

“The township is currently moving all children off stranded school buses and to safe locations. Police/Fire personnel are getting to stranded buses however ...

West Orange Students Stranded on Buses, in Schools Due to Storm

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Many West Orange students remained stranded on their buses and some at their schools hours after the final bell rang Thursday, due to a powerful Nor’easter that slammed into tri-state just as schools were being let out.

Robo-calls were sent to parents Thursday afternoon warning that buses were traveling slowly and students would be delayed getting home. The Board ...

Multi-Town Firefighters Battle Montclair Blaze in the Snow

MONTCLAIR, NJ - As snow is falling in Montclair, firefighters are fighting a blaze at the corner of Walnut St. and Valley on Thursday evening, according to reliable sources.

Details have not yet been released by the Montclair Fire Department. 

Story developing....

Montclair Woman Identified in Fatal NJ Transit Train Strike in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A 28-year-old Montclair woman has been identified as the victim of a fatal accident in Montclair involving a NJ Transit train headed for New York Penn Station, Tuesday morning.

According to NJ Transit spokesperson, Lisa Torbic, Joan Juengling was identified as the victim. She was struck by the NJ Transit train near the Watchung Station, however, details have not ...

Woman Fatally Stabbed in Montclair on Monday, Police Confirm

Story developing....

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Law enforcement officials have confirmed the fatal stabbing of a woman in Montclair on Monday. The exact location and details surrounding the homicide have not yet been released.

However, eyewitnesses reported seeing police bring someone in a body bag out of a building located at 50 Greenwood Avenue sometime around 4 p.m.

Additional details have ...


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