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South Orange Man Charged with Armed Robbery of New Jersey Club

March 27, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. – Two men, from South Orange and Irvington, were indicted by a federal grand jury for their alleged roles in a September 2015 armed robbery of a club in Passaic, New Jersey, announced acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick on Friday, March 24. Both will be arraigned at a date to be determined.

The two men, Keontrae Lawrence, a/k/a ...

Anesthesiologist with South Orange Office Among 31 Physicians Sanctioned for Allegedly Over-Prescribing Painkillers

NEWARK, NJ – Sanctions were made against 31 physicians, including Amgad Hessein who owned Advanced Pain Management Specialists in South Orange, who allegedly over-prescribed painkillers and other narcotics that can lead to addiction, stated State Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs on Thursday, March 2.

According to a news ...

Two Men Charged in Maplewood Triple Homicide Now in Custody

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Two men are now in custody and have been charged with committing the triple homicide that occurred in Maplewood in January. Specifically, both men have been charged with three counts of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, felony murder, robbery and weapons charges, stated the Essex County Prosecutor's office in a release.

Early Saturday morning, Lavelle T. Davis, 33, ...

Two Charged in Maplewood Triple Homicide; One in Custody, One at Large

Article updated at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11: Two Men Charged in Maplewood Triple Homicide Now in Custody

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Two men have been charged in the triple homicide in Maplewood on Sunday, Jan. 29, announced Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Maplewood Police Chief Robert Cimino on Friday.

One of the suspects has been apprehended, and one is still at ...

South Orange Legal and Personnel Committee Discuss Sanctuary City Resolution

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Legal and Personnel Committee met on Monday, Feb. 6, to present a resolution ratifying South Orange as a sanctuary city.

Over 200 protestors rallied in Spiotta Park in South Orange before marching to the Baird Center to hear the ordinance. About 100 people were at the meeting, including members of local advocacy groups such as SOMA Action, SOMA ...

Auto Parts Chain with Location in Maplewood Fined for Price Discrepencies

NEWARK, NJ – Advance Stores Co., which has an Advance Auto Parts location at 1752 Springfield Ave. in Maplewood, charged customers more than the amount shown on store displays, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.

Although the pricing violations were discovered in 2015, Advance Stores agreed to make changes at all its 69 New Jersey stores “to ...

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