Essex County

“Essex county is located in northeast New Jersey. Essex county has 126.21 square miles of land area and 3.42 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Essex county population is 783,969, which has shrunk 1.22% since 2000.” USA.com

NEWARK — City police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men caught on video robbing a bar at gunpoint early Thursday morning. Surveillance video released Saturday by the Newark Department of Public Safety shows the men entering the busy Paraiso Bar, at 453 …

NEWARK — A sea of volunteers in bright yellow shirts descended on a section of Mt. Prospect Avenue on Saturday to bring relief to a street plagued with abandoned homes and trash piles.  By 7 a.m., volunteers were picking up garbage along the streets and sidewalks, filling more than …

NEWARK — Two people were robbed at gunpoint after they met a man who they believed wanted to buy a video game system in Newark, authorities said Saturday. Robert Berrian (Photo: Dept. of Public Safety)  Detectives identified Robert Berrian, 22, of Newark, as a suspect in …

NEWARK — A man died after he was stabbed near a strip mall in Newark’s Central Ward late Friday, authorities said. The stabbing occurred on Clinton Avenue, near Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard. Essex County Prosecutor’s Office spokeswoman Katherine Carter confirmed the stabbing was fatal, but …

MAPLEWOOD — A woman waiting for a bus Saturday morning in Maplewood was struck by a vehicle that rode up onto the sidewalk, police said. The 42-year-old was waiting at the intersection of Irvington and Union avenues at about 6 a.m.when the Dodge Caliber jumped the …

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