Imam's Son Target in Double Homicide, Carjacker Gets 40 Years Top Local News

The week's top stories on Newark Patch.

A city man was sentenced to 40 years for a carjacking that made headlines thanks to the actions of the victim, whose quick thinking actions led to her assailant’s arrest.

A Newark man pleaded guilty to murdering a World War II veteran in his Essex Fells home.

Two people were charged in the brutal robbery of a man who thought he had arranged to meet an escort at a Newark hotel.

A winter storm dropped nearly a foot of snow on the city and was accompanied by unusually low temperatures that dropped into the single digits.

Two people were killed and three other people wounded in a brazen daytime shooting near a busy Springfield Avenue intersection.  


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