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More than a dozen involved in obtaining and selling drugs, U.S. Attorney says.
Handprint left in alleged attempted carjacking one of several clues that led authorities to Seattle man now suspected of four homicides.
A fourth person may have also been at the scene of the shooting.
The three men charged in the killing of Brendan Tevlin each pleaded not guilty on Wednesday.
Eric Williams was arrested in May for an alleged robbery and assault in West Orange.
Seattle man and two West Orange teens charged in the slaying of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin.
Brendan Tevlin, a Livingston resident, was fatally shot in June on Northfield Avenue in West Orange.
35-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene after attempts to revive her were unsuccessful.
Donald Easterling, 26, is accused of shooting a 19-year veteran police officer who was responding to a report of a robbery in progress.
Bloomfield resident allegedly distributed images and videos depicting child sex abuse.
Jamar Darby had previously pleaded guilty to robbing 14 businesses during a six-month span in 2012 and 2013.
The 19-year veteran officer and the bandit each suffered non-life-threatening injuries in Clinton Avenue incident.
Fells Road house fire does not appear to be suspicious, the prosecutor's office said.
The former assistant executive director and engineer of the East Orange Water Commission faces three years in state prison.
The child, whose identity is being withheld, was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where she is being treated for injuries suffered in the attack, police said.
Two Essex County men were involved in five-year scheme, authorities said.
Man was shot while driving a client from Belleville to Hackensack on Route 80, report says.
Independence Day also has become the deadliest holiday weekend for alcohol-related traffic crashes - even ahead of New Year's Day.
Teen may have been hurt from jumping out of a second-floor window, State Police said.
Alleged crime occurred between 2003 and 2005; man jailed on $200,000 bail, report says.