Newark Local News

Pataskala Chamber: Community plan being updated | The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate | August 15, 2018
The City of Pataskala is currently involved in the process of updating their community plan.       
Downtown Newark blossoms as construction moves off the square | The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate | August 15, 2018
Work continues in various parts of the downtown area. Still, many downtown business people are thankful the bulk of the construction is behind them.       
CEO Profile: Jake Warner of Jake's Property Services | The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate | August 15, 2018
“I started mowing lawns and cleaning stalls at a horse farm in Granville,” Jake said. "It just took off from there.”       
Arnold: Young professionals a force to be reckoned with in Downtown Newark | The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate | August 15, 2018
Young professionals now seek a community within an urban setting.       
McDonald: Downtown Newark's resurgence is real | The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate | August 15, 2018
This is a truly exciting time for our county seat and for our entire community!       
Students were bullied because of dirty clothes. Washing machines in the locker room will change that. | | August 15, 2018
When students were embarrassed to attend high school because their clothes were dirty and because they would get bullied, their high school principal was able to get washing machines and dryers to remove that barrier. Watch video The Facebook pi...
Crime, controversy, and an FBI probe. 'Fed up' residents say mayor's got to go. | | August 15, 2018
A committee of residents is trying to oust Mayor Dwayne Warren from office and hold a special election to replace him. A group of residents is seeking to recall Orange Mayor Dwayne Warren from office, NJ Advance Media has learned. The city clerk ...
Newark Bike Project camp teaches kids to cycle safely | Newark Post
Newark Post | August 14, 2018
This summer, the Newark Bike Project has endeavored to keep kids active while also showing them how to take advantage of everything Newark has to offer, on their bikes.
Assault suspect tracked down in White Clay Creek State Park | Newark Post
Newark Post | August 14, 2018
A man wanted for allegedly assaulting a police officer in Maryland was arrested after a K-9 officer tracked him through White Clay Creek State Park, police said Monday.
Local Insurance Company Embraces Coworking in Downtown Newark | The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate | August 14, 2018
NEWORK Space was exactly the middle ground owner Gibson was looking for.       
Dager: Buckeye Lake just one of region’s many draws | The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate | August 14, 2018
There are exciting plans on the drawing board to make Buckeye Lake a major family friendly tourism draw.       
Off-Duty Newark Police Officer Shoots Suspect During Attempted Armed Robbery | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 14, 2018
Officials say the suspect tried to rob the off-duty officer near the corner of Clay Street and McCarter Highway just before 9 p.m.
Wild Weather Causes Problems For Drivers, Commuters Across Tri-State Area | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 14, 2018
Monday's wet and windy weather was causing problems in New Jersey, where some drivers seemed to be caught off guard by torrential downpours.
Felon charged in accidental shooting of girl walking with dad on Fourth of July | | August 14, 2018
During an argument, Jamar Battle fired his gun, but instead of hitting his intended target, he hit the 5-year-old girl. A convicted felon who accidentally shot a 5-year-old girl during an argument in Newark was arrested Saturday, officials announced Monday....
Delta Airlines Investigating Death Of Dog On Board Flight To Newark | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 14, 2018
The 8-year-old Pomeranian named Alejandro was found dead inside its cage in a cargo hold Wednesday.
WATCH: Boy challenges TSA officer to dance-off at Newark airport | | August 14, 2018
Officer Josh McCall and a boy showed off their moves as a family went through security Watch video A Transportation Security Administration officer showed he has some moves as he processed a family of five through security at Newark Liberty Inter...
Police Search For Missing Boy In Newark | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 14, 2018
The 11-year-old was reported missing just before 7 a.m. Wednesday from the area of Norfolk Street near Sussex Avenue. | August 14, 2018
The move by Gov. Phil Murphy allows for state resources and funding to these areas hurt by torrential rain in recent days | August 14, 2018
NJ Advance Media takes a peek at some of the top New Jersey high school football scrimmages this summer. Here's your guide. | August 14, 2018
See which New Jersey hospitals ranked highest in this high-profile survey.
Newark Post | August 14, 2018
A man from Newark died early Saturday when his tanker truck struck a disabled car on Interstate 495, police said.
Stadium construction to restrict attendance at UD's commencement | Newark Post
Newark Post | August 13, 2018
Construction at Delaware Stadium will severely limit the number of guests who can attend the University of Delaware's commencement next spring, UD officials announced last week.
Police: 2 Suspects Arrested After Crime Spree Ends With Van Hitting NJ TRANSIT Bus In Newark | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 13, 2018
Authorities say two people have been arrested after a police chase in New Jersey ended with a van slamming into a NJ TRANSIT bus.
Grammy Awards Museum Coming Soon To Garden State | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 13, 2018
To celebrate the award show’s return to the East Coast, a new museum is opening in Newark containing all things Grammy.
Police Question Person Of Interest After Nurse Stabbed In Hospital Parking Lot | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 13, 2018
The victim, in her 60s, was stabbed in the abdomen while she walked to her car in the hospital’s parking lot around 7:45 p.m. Sunday.
Man sought in shooting of 5-year-old girl | | August 13, 2018
Jamar Battle will be charged with unlawful possession of a wepaon Authorities are looking for a man accused in the shooting of a 5-year-old girl last month as she walked on a Newark street with her family.  Jamar Battle (Newark Department of Public Safety)&...
9 arrested, 1 at large in drug sweep that nets over $100K in cash | | August 13, 2018
The investigation spread across 3 towns, and police are still searching for one suspect Nine people were arrested and one man is still at large in a drug sweep that spanned three towns, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office announced Monday.  Authorities sei...
The worst thing about JCP&L? Try calling their robot customer service | | August 13, 2018
Utility overcharged man for 25 years, and won't make full repayment We all know John Regina's pain. It's the world we live in today, dealing with corporations that are too big to fail. And too big to succeed - at serving their customers. Cable. Insurance. G...
Tour bus slams into overpass at Newark Penn Station, dozens hurt | | August 13, 2018
Officials say about 50 people were on the bus, which was headed to New Jersey from Washington Tour bus hits overpass in Newark; several hurt -- Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) August 13, 2018 A bus hit an overpass a...
Police: Man On DEA Most Wanted List Arrested In Newark Airport Robbery Attempt | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 13, 2018
A man on the Drug Enforcement Administration’s most wanted list was arrested Friday after trying to rob an employee at Newark Liberty International Airport, police say.
Police: Suspect Carjacks, Abandons Vehicle With Owner’s Wife, Child Inside In Newark | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 13, 2018
Police were searching late Monday for a suspect who carjacked a vehicle and drove off with the owner’s wife and child still inside.
N.J. pets in need: August 13, 2018 | | August 13, 2018
Dogs and cats throughout New Jersey patiently await adoption. This information on dog safety was compiled by members of the Dog Bite Prevention Coalition -- the U.S. Postal Service, American Veterinary Medical Association, American Humane Society, Insurance Info...
Tour Bus Headed To Newark Crashes Into Overpass | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 13, 2018
A coach bus with about 50 passengers struck at bridge overpass at Newark's Penn Station on Edison Place around midnight. | August 13, 2018
The policy allows judges to continue working until their 80th birthday, in some cases. | August 13, 2018
Montclair football is hoping to reload after last year's undefeated championship season.
Battle of the Bars raises $15,000 for local charities | Newark Post
Newark Post | August 12, 2018
Eight Newark bars joined forces Friday night to raise more than $15,000 for local charities.
Postmates expands delivery service to Cincinnati | The Newark Advocate
The Newark Advocate | August 12, 2018
Postmates, an app with 24 hour, 7 day a week delivery, has expanded its services to 100 new cities on Tuesday, including Cincinnati and Columbus.       
Newark Airport Employee Accused Of Stealing Pricey Belt From Passenger | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 12, 2018
Port Authority Police say a 28-year-old New Jersey man removed the $1,500 Louis Vuitton belt as part of security screening around 8 p.m. Monday.
3 People, Including 2 Teens, Charged In Deadly Thanksgiving Day Carjacking In Newark | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 12, 2018
Family members say 40-year-old Shuri Henry was gunned down just after enjoying the holiday dinner with her family.
Woman Shot, Killed During Thanksgiving Day Carjacking In Newark | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 12, 2018
Authorities say they are questioning two men and a 15-year-old boy who were found riding in the stolen SUV.
15 way bigger deals in N.J. history than Trump's Bedminster visits | | August 12, 2018
Here is a list of 15 news stories that were really, really huge. One changed world history, one shaped modern media, one was a shocking precursor to the ongoing acceleration of mass shootings and one introduced a technology we take for granted today. A photo of ...
People who don't live in his city are helping pay top cop's $200K salary | | August 12, 2018
The county said it's loaned the services of Anthony Ambrose to the city of Newark and is happy with the results. Newark's public safety director Anthony Ambrose will to continue to oversee the city's police and fire departments for a second term ...
Teens due in court after leading police on chase with stolen car | | August 12, 2018
The stolen car from Summitt was wanted for a shooting that occured earlier that day in Newark. Two 17-year-olds from Essex County are awaiting a court appearance after their arrest Friday night after their stolen vehicle crashed into a parked truck, authorities...
Newark Girl Dies After Falling Out Window While Jumping On Bed | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 12, 2018
Essex County prosecutors say the accident occurred shortly before midnight Monday.
12 Families Displaced After 3-Alarm Blaze Rips Through Home In Newark | CBS Local
CBS Local | August 12, 2018
Authorities say five firefighters sustained minor injuries and one resident suffered a panic attack in the blaze.
Hit-and-run driver struck school bus coming back from city picnic, injuring 36, cops say | | August 12, 2018
State Police said a car hit the guardrail before striking the bus on the left side. The car did not stop. Watch video A hit-and-run driver caused a school bus carrying 42 people to overturn on the New Jersey Turnpike, sending dozens to the ... | August 12, 2018
The waters receded Sunday after flash flooding soaked parts of the state Lt. Frank Pumphrey of the Cedar Grove Police Department said he hasn't witnessed flooding like this since Hurricane Floyd in 1999. | August 12, 2018
Andrew Search wanted to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame with his father. The sport's greatest players embraced him when he came on his behalf instead.
Newark Post | August 12, 2018
A Newark man died Friday night after crashing his motorcycle and falling off an Interstate 95 ramp, police said.
Man who robbed UD students gets 11 years in prison | Newark Post
Newark Post | August 11, 2018
A Newark man who robbed two University of Delaware students and then threatened one from his jail cell was sentenced to 11 years in prison.