The Essex County Prosecutor's Office was investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Belleville and a suspicious death in Newark Saturday. BELLEVILLE - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Task Force was investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Belleville and a suspicious death in Newark Saturday, according to the chief of detectives.
NEWARK - With conviction in her voice that carried throughout the auditorium, Essex County College president Gale Gibson today declared a new era of excellence for the school. After being sworn in as the college's 7th president Gibson gave an inaugural address that celebrated the colleges's achievements and laid out a hopeful vision for the future.
An Essex County jury said today it could not reach a verdict on most of the charges against Amber Brooks, 19, of Newark, in the 2013 fatal shooting of Michael Brown. NEWARK - Late Thursday afternoon, jurors sent a note to Superior Court Judge Carolyn Wright, telling her they were deadlocked on most of the charges in the murder trial of Amber Brooks.
A multimillionaire former ambassador to Germany and potential gubernatorial candidate is starting an advocacy group aimed at growing New Jersey's middle class and improving quality of life in the state. Philip Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs executive, and his wife Tammy are launching New Start New Jersey in Newark next month.
A state appellate panel today upheld the murder conviction of Michael Bright, 56, formerly of Newark, for a 2001 fatal shooting at an East Orange apartment building. EAST ORANGE - A state appeals court today rejected a bid to overturn the murder conviction of a man serving a 55-year prison sentence for the 2001 fatal shooting of a teenager at an East Orange apartment building.