The last of three Newark men charged in connection to a robbery at a Verona Subway restaurant in 2013 was sentenced Tuesday to 50 months in prison for his role in the crime, according to a press release issued by the U.S. Department of Justice. Antwon Yarbrough, 28, also pleaded guilty in December 2013 to robbing a Krauszer's in West Orange a month before the Subway incident in Verona, the release stated.
A Hudson County Superior Court judge has upheld East Newark's right to place a non-binding referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot asking voters whether the borough's students should attend high school in Harrison or Kearny. Judge Peter Bariso Jr. ruled earlier this week that the borough's elected officials have the right to initiate the referendum, since the borough has an appointed school board and Mayor Joseph R. Smith, along with two council members, comprise 60 percent of East Newark's Board of School Estimate, according to Smith.
NEWARK - Shakirah Daniel said she tried to avoid looking at the man accused of fatally shooting her husband and two other men at an Irvington strip club on Christmas day last year. Sitting in a Newark courtroom today, Daniel and other members of the victims' families watched as Anthony Field pleaded not guilty to charges related to the triple murder.
Rapper Iggy Azalea, actor Bryan Cranston and the film "Gone Girl" are nominees for Logo TV's 2014 New Now Next Awards. The network announced Thursday that singer Sam Smith, the ABC series "How to Get Away With Murder" and the play "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" are also up for awards.
Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, a former cast member of the MTV reality show "Jersey Shore," pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal tax fraud charges. Sorrentino entered his formal plea to four criminal counts before U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton in Newark, New Jersey.
A judge has scheduled a December trial for a former cast member of MTV's reality show "Jersey Shore" who's facing federal tax charges. Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother, Marc, appeared in court Thursday in Newark, New Jersey.