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 — The polls are open on primary Election Day today, but that doesn’t necessarily mean voters will come. At a polling place on Nevada Street in Newark, one election worker read the newspaper to pass the time this morning. About two hours after the …

A man was shot and killed on Highland Avenue in Newark this morning..William Perlman/The Star-Ledger  NEWARK — A man was shot and killed this morning in Newark’s North Ward, authorities said. The shooting took place around 12:35 a.m. on Highland Avenue, said Essex County Prosecutor’s …

Ivery Brinson, 26, Shakil Brinson, 22, and Deion Brinson, 18, all brothers from Newark, and their cousin, Carnel Colbert, 23, have been charged in the June 29, 2013, killing of Narendrak Patel, 52, at an Irvington store.File photo  NEWARK — Four men have been indicted …

A boy was hurt after falling out of a third-floor window in Newark this morning.Robert Sciarrino/The Star-Ledger  NEWARK — A 3-year-old boy was injured after falling out of a third-floor window in Newark this morning, police said. The boy plunged 20 feet around 11 this …

SHORT HILLS — Former Star-Ledger associate editor Lenny Fisher gets a last-minute bow-tie adjustment from his sister, Bobby, before her wedding in Short Hills in this circa-1960s photo. According to theknot.com, the tradition of a white wedding dress began with Queen Victoria when she married …

A woman was critically injured in a shooting early this morning in Newark.Star-Ledger file photo  NEWARK — When police responded to a three-car accident in the city’s South Ward early this morning, they found a troubling scene — a woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds …

By Naomi Nix and Bill Wichert/Star-Ledger Staff ESSEX COUNTY — Essex County residents may go to the polls Tuesday to vote, but many races have already been decided. The only contested freeholder race is the at large Democratic contest, where five candidates are vying for …

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