Rutgers professor Anna Stubblefield, seen leaving the Essex County courthouse in April, is accused of sexually assaulting a severely mentally disabled man. NEWARK - A Superior Court judge today scheduled jury selection to begin on Aug. 25 in the trial of Rutgers-Newark professor Anna Stubblefield on charges of sexually assaulting a severely mentally disabled man.
Six-year Linden police veteran Pedro Abad Jr. was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence in Roselle in January 2011 after his car "put a hole completely through the building" housing a New Way Supermarket, a police report said. Abad was issued a summons for DUI and reckless driving, but apparently the case didn't conclude in any citations or violations, the state Motor Vehicle Commission said.
NEWARK - While no longer accused of being the gunman, a former Newark man has pleaded guilty to his role in the 2011 fatal shooting of a woman in the city's downtown. Kyron Washington, 27, pleaded guilty on March 17 to a reckless manslaughter charge in connection with the April 14, 2011 shooting of Arlene Fields, 42, of East Orange .
NEWARK -- Barbara Lacue has been homeless four times. For the past several years, she has categorized herself and her two sons - ages 10 and 11 - as "chronically homeless."
The East Newark School district is being charged more for tuition than it was in the past to send its students to Harrison High School, its longtime receiving district. (Laura Herzog Increased fees from receiving district Harrison have prompted East Newark administrators to consider sending students to Kearny High School instead.
A corrections officer at the Essex County Correctional Facility in Newark was sentenced to 18 months in prison Wednesday on charges he accepted bribes to smuggle cigarettes and other contraband into the jail. TRENTON - A corrections officer was sentenced to 18 months in prison today for helping run a scheme to smuggle marijuana, cell phones and other banned items into the Essex County Jail, authorities said.