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Roseland Councilman Faces Charges of Conspiracy to Commit Official Misconduct

May 17, 2018

ROSELAND, NJ — Nearly a year after Roseland Councilman Richard Leonard was accused of using his position on the governing body to trade a vote for a favor, the councilman was arrested on Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to commit official misconduct.

Leonard was absent from the public council meeting on Tuesday evening, and has since been contacted for comment, but did not ...

Woman Jumps from Bloomfield Parking Structure, Rushed to University Hospital

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department reports that a 22-year-old woman jumped from a five story parking structure in the township. 

Based on the evidence immediately available, it is believed this was an attempt to commit suicide.

The woman survived the fall and was taken to University Hospital in Newark. She was conscious while being taken to hospital, but did suffer ...

Montclair HS Student Reported Sexual Assault in All-Gender Bathroom, Officials Say

MONTCLAIR, NJ - According to published reports on Wednesday, Montclair Police officials are investigating allegations of sex assault reported to have occurred in a bathroom at Montclair High School.

Montclair police officials state that officers received a report about an incident at the high school of a sexual nature that occurred around 3:18 PM on Monday. The ...

Montclair HS Student Reported Sexual Assault in All-Gender Bathroom, Officials Say

MONTCLAIR, NJ - According to published reports on Wednesday, Montclair Police officials are investigating allegations of sex assault reported to have occurred in a bathroom at Montclair High School.

Montclair police officials state that officers received a report about an incident at the high school of a sexual nature that occurred around 3:18 PM on Monday. The ...

South Orange Village President Issues Statement About Traffic Stop of School Board Member

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Village President Sheena Collum issued a statement on Thursday, addressing a video in which South Orange Maplewood School Board member Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad appeared to suggest that she would contact South Orange Village President Sheena Collum in regards to a traffic stop by police.

Lawson-Muhammad is heard on the video asking if the officer is from ...

Bloomfield Police Confirm Missing Teens Found at McDonald's in Pennsylvania

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Department of Public Safety Director Samuel DeMaio confirmed that three missing teenagers have been found safe at a McDonad's restaurant in Pennsylvania.

16-year-old Ulises Yance and 15-year-old Alex Lopez were last seen Friday morning, and 16-year-old Alexa Arenas was last seen Thursday. Yance’s father told Bloomifield police that several thousand ...

Queen Latifah delivers keynote to Rutgers Newark graduates

Newark, NJ—Queen Latifah returned to her hometown of Newark Monday to deliver the keynote address at Rutgers University—Newark, where she stressed the importance of diversity and remembering where you come from and civic responsibility.

At the commencement, where 2,977 students received degrees, Latifah was presented with an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree not only ...

Governor Phil Murphy to Speak at Bloomfield College Commencement

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The 145th Commencement at Bloomfield College will take place Friday on the 11 acre campus in the heart of Bloomfield at 9:30 a.m. 

The program will include  remarks from honorary degree recipients New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy; Christian McBride, six-time Grammy-winning jazz bassist; and Prof. Deog-Seong Oh, President of Chungnam ...

Three Bloomfield Teens Are Missing, Police Seek Community Assistance to Locate Them

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to locate three teenagers who went missing this week. One of the parents reports that a large sum of money is missing suggesting the three may have fled the state. 

16-year-old Ulises Yance and 15-year-old Alex Lopez were last seen Fridaymornin, and 16-year-old Alexa Arenas was last seen ...

Cedar Grove Girl is Winner at Essex County Fishing Derby

CALDWELL/ESSEX FELLS, NJ  - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. (right) congratulates Braelynn Prestifilippo from Cedar Grove for catching the first fish in the girls' category during the Essex County Fishing Derby in Essex County Grover Cleveland Park on Thursday, May 3rd. She caught her first fish two minutes into the contest. With them is Braelynn's father. Upcoming ...

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