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39 cats stuffed into 5 small crates, abandoned at NJ shelter

Newark - Authorities are searching for a woman who dropped off five small cat crates stuffed with 39 cats at an Essex county animal shelter in the middle of the night on the evening of July 7.

Girl, 17, shot execution style on a Newark, NJ street

Newark - Police in Newark, New Jersey are searching for the killer or killers of a promising 17-year-old cheerleader who was shot in the head while walking down a street on the weekend.

Mayor Cory Booker mulls run for US Senate, not for NJ Governor

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, known as the "super mayor," is entertaining the idea of a 2014 United States Senate run instead of running for New Jersey Governor.

Nestle to Mayor Booker: Hot Pockets for all Newarkers

Newark - Nestle, the company that owns Hot Pockets, responded to Newark Mayor Booker's tweet about the tasty frozen food during the Sandy recovery effort.

Newark Mayor Booker to Sandy victims: Come chill at my place

Newark - Cory Booker, the mayor of Newark, is living up to his reputation as "super mayor." While being active in the recovery process, Booker even offered to house Hurricane Sandy victims at his place.

New York's JFK, Newark Airport reopen with limited service

New York - New York City's Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport have reopened with limited flights scheduled, but LaGuardia remains closed. New York airports account for one-quarter of the nation’s daily air traffic.

Jet makes emergency landing on Newark Airport runway

Newark - Last night a jet had to make an emergency landing on a runway at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport after the plane's front landing gear experienced a malfunction.

Passenger jet forced to make a emergency landing in Warsaw

Warsaw - A Boeing 767 carrying 230 people from Newark, New Jersey had to make an emergency landing in Warsaw, Poland after it's landing gear failed to open.

Op-Ed: The solar energy Lark

Newark - A company has built a solar energy farm near Newark in record time, but the true potential of this wonderful resource is being sadly neglected.

Mayors praised for communicating via Twitter during blizzard

Newark - Mayors Cory Booker of Newark, NJ and Mark Boughton of Danbury, CT, were applauded for their use of Twitter as a means to reach out to their citizens during and after the snow blizzard that hit the northeastern region of the United States last December 26.

Newark airport to be first in area to get full body scanners

Newark liberty airport is getting full-body scanners that reveal all. The machines could keep terrorists like the underwear bomber from boarding planes.

Newark Memorial Locked Down, Interview with One of the Students Special

Early today, Newark Memorial High School was locked down at 11AM when police found a teen near campus with a loaded gun.

Pilot Death Forces Emergency Newark Landing Special

The mid-air death of a Continental Airlines pilot caused an emergency landing at Newark, NJ on June 18. The 60-year old deceased pilot is only one of six to die in the air since 1994.

DUI Driver Fined for Crashing Motorized Bar Stool

Calling it a “law enforcement first”, Newark, Ohio, police arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence after he crashed his motorized bar stool.

Three Days of Shootings in Newark Leave 15 Wounded

Shooting rampages over three days result in 15 wounded. While murder rates are down, beleaguered urban community is shaken.

Former Newark mayor convicted

Sharpe James, the former mayor of Newark, N.J., and his ex-mistress has been convicted by a U.S. federal jury for corruption that stemmed from the cut-rate sale of city land.

Two Held in Newark Schoolyard Execution-Style Murders

Two male suspects, including a 15-year-old boy, are being held by Newark police under suspicion of murder. It is believed that they took part in the murder of three college students in a Newark Schoolyard.

Gay Student's Picture Blacked Out In Yearbook

After a gay student paid an extra $150 for his yearbook, in order to buy a tribute to his boyfriend (a picture of them kissing), Newark school officials worked overtime to black the picture out

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