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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Newark Couple Helps People Recovering from Substance Abuse

Newark Couple Helps People Recovering from Substance Abuse

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Teens Visit Newark for Weeklong Volunteer Effort

Teens Visit Newark for Weeklong Volunteer Effort

Students of Saint Peter's Prep School in Jersey City will visit various community sites in Newark dedicated to helping others, including inner-city children and the homeless.
Newark Cop Indicted for Pulling Gun in Road Rage Incident, Prosecutor Says

Newark Cop Indicted for Pulling Gun in Road Rage Incident, Prosecutor Says

Veteran officer is accused of pulling a gun on a father in front of his 11-year-old son following a traffic dispute while he was off-duty.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Federal Watchdog to Monitor Newark Police Department

Federal Watchdog to Monitor Newark Police Department

The Justice Department has found the city's police department repeatedly violates the constitutional rights of citizens.
Newark Man Accused of Falsely Reporting Stolen Car to Collect Insurance

Newark Man Accused of Falsely Reporting Stolen Car to Collect Insurance

Jabbar Y. Mercer, 26, is expected to get five years probation for trying to obtain $45,000 from an insurance company.
Newark Man Admits to 8-Month Robbery Spree

Newark Man Admits to 8-Month Robbery Spree

Christopher Mojica, 23, pleaded guilty Monday to 11 robberies in Newark and Hudson County.
Teens Accused of Killing East Orange Man

Teens Accused of Killing East Orange Man

Pair were arrested last week for the June slaying of Raheem Hughee, the prosecutor's office said.
Newark Man Accused of Burglary Spree Faces More Charges

Newark Man Accused of Burglary Spree Faces More Charges

Jason A. Livingston, 37, has been accused of stealing $20K worth of items from a Sparta Township home.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Orange Man Faces Up to 35 Years for Slaying of Former Essex Football Star

Orange Man Faces Up to 35 Years for Slaying of Former Essex Football Star

Mark Lovett, 22, was found guilty Tuesday of aggravated manslaughter for the 2012 killing of Malcolm Bagley.
Smart Guns Developed in NJ, Facing Blocks in the Market

Smart Guns Developed in NJ, Facing Blocks in the Market

Smart guns may decrease gun violence by stopping unauthorized people from firing guns.
Newark Man Found Guilty of Brandishing Shotgun in Carjacking

Newark Man Found Guilty of Brandishing Shotgun in Carjacking

Ivan Lee, 26, faces at least seven years in prison for the firearms charge.
Victims ID'd in Triple-Fatal East Orange Accident

Victims ID'd in Triple-Fatal East Orange Accident

Three Essex County men were killed in the two-vehicle crash Wednesday night.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Newark Schools Spend $22K Per Month on Take-Out Food, Report Says

Newark Schools Spend $22K Per Month on Take-Out Food, Report Says

District says purchases were justified for school-related events to encourage parent involvement and to recognize student achievements.
Newark Man Shot Dead in Early-Morning Fourth of July Shooting

Newark Man Shot Dead in Early-Morning Fourth of July Shooting

Edison Javier Vasquez, 27, was found shot in the 200 block of Fourth Street on Friday morning.
Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

Cops: 4-Year-Old Middlesex County N.J. Girl Mauled By Pit Bulls

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.