Newark high students converge on City Hall after walking out of their schools to protest the designation of nine public schools as "turnaround" schools. They then marched to the Federal building before ending their protest with a sit-in on McCarter Highway.
NEWARK - Less than two months after his co-defendant pleaded guilty, a Newark man has admitted to his role in the stabbing death of a woman during a 2013 robbery at her West Orange home. Rakeem Scott, 20, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges of aggravated manslaughter and conspiracy to commit robbery in connection with the killing of 57-year-old Sandy Yuen .
Performers form Ecuador orate and spin high in the air while performing g on the Wheel of Death. UniverSoul Circus has performances in Newark from May 19th through the 25th next to Riverfront Stadium.
Camelia M. Valdes, the Passaic County Prosecutor, spoke to Freehold High School's A.V.I.D. and H.O.P.E. Ambassador students on May 20, 2015. Ms. Valdes elaborated on her experiences growing up in Newark and discussed educational opportunities that enabled her to become the first Latina county prosecutor in the State of New Jersey, the first female prosecutor in Passaic County, and the first lead prosecutor of Dominican ancestry in the United States.
NEWARK - Authorities have ruled the death of a wheelchair-bound man found at his South Ward home Tuesday morning a homicide. Wilbert Kesselly, 63, was unresponsive when Newark police officers arrived at his apartment on the 100 block of Fabyan Place just before 9:30 a.m., Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray and Newark Police Director Eugene Venable said in a statement.