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 — Authorities are investigating the killing of a person whose body was found Monday inside a city home. The body was found in a home on the 400 block of Avon Avenue, and pronounced dead at about 5:30 p.m. at the scene, Essex County Chief …

NEWARK — Twenty-seven people were arrested during a citywide weekend drug sweep in which police say they also seized nine handguns and thousands of dollars worth of illegal street drugs, authorities announced in a release Monday. The weekend operation seized 77 decks of heroin, 75 vials …

TRENTON — A 16-year-old Newark boy accused of fatally stabbing a Trenton man last summer has been indicted on murder charges. A grand jury in Mercer County returned a five-count indictment against Danny Saad on Friday. He faces charges of murder, felony murder, robbery and weapon possession …

CEDAR GROVE — Police and firefighters have responded to the Mills Reservation in Cedar Grove after a person reportedly fell from a cliff Monday morning. Police told NBC New York that the person fell shortly after 9 a.m. under circumstances that weren’t immediately clear. Emergency personnel at …

Montville Township High School senior Mackenzie Lake, left, and Seton Hall Prep senior Gerard Hug, right, with Montville Kiwanis Key Club liaison Kim Passaretti at the Kiwanis’ annual picnic. WEST ORANGE — The Kiwanis Club of Montville honored two area high school seniors during its annual …

A Newark man has been charged with stealing air bags out of three cars parked at a train station in Connecticut. Jose CruzWestport, Conn. police Jose Cruz, 50, stole air bags from a Honda CRV and another vehicle parked at the Saugatuck station in Westport around 7:30 …

NEWARK — Investigators are probing a homicide in the city’s South Ward, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed Sunday. Essex County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Thomas R. Fennelly said the office is investigating a homicide in the area of Willoughby Street and Edwin Place, but that as …

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