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Kimberly Dole
April 09, 2020 - 8:13 pm
County prosecutors charged four Newark police officers on Thursday, for allegedly falsifying police records.
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Kimberly Dole
July 31, 2019 - 2:02 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Authorities have charged 12 people with running a drug ring partly out of the Rotunda Recreation Center in Newark where three of them worked. The group included alleged members of the G-Shine set of the Bloods street gang allegedly sold heroin, fentanyl and crack...
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Kimberly Dole
June 21, 2019 - 7:56 pm
NEWARK N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Newark police say a 6-year-old boy was found sleeping in the back seat of a car that had been stolen and then abandoned a few blocks away. The child’s mother left her 2018 Honda Accord running Thursday night when she dropped off a package in East Orange according to...
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February 04, 2019 - 2:30 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A man charged in the shooting of a 5-year-old girl who was struck and injured by a stray bullet as she walked home with her father from a Fourth of July fireworks show has been convicted on a weapons charge. Jamar Battle now faces up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced...
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