The four men who have been charged in connection with the carjack killing of a Toms River man at the Short Hills Mall were arraigned today at the Essex County Court House. Basim Henry, 33, of South Orange, Hanif Thompson, 29, of Irvington and Karif Ford, 32, and Kevin Roberts, 35, both of Newark, pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, felony murder, carjacking, conspiracy and weapons offenses.
The Essex County Prosecutor's Office was investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Belleville and a suspicious death in Newark Saturday. BELLEVILLE - The Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Task Force was investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Belleville and a suspicious death in Newark Saturday, according to the chief of detectives.
NEWARK - With conviction in her voice that carried throughout the auditorium, Essex County College president Gale Gibson today declared a new era of excellence for the school. After being sworn in as the college's 7th president Gibson gave an inaugural address that celebrated the colleges's achievements and laid out a hopeful vision for the future.
Four New Jersey municipalities - Passaic, Paterson, Irvington, and East Orange - recently enacted ordinances requiring employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees . The Ordinances will take effect in January 2015  or, for employees who are covered by a collective bargaining agreement , upon expiration of the CBA.
Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Ridgewood Avenue at 12:17 p.m. on Oct. 14 on a report of a burglary. On arrival, officers noticed that a rear window had been damaged, and entry was gained to the residence.