Essex jail guards beat inmate

Three Essex County correctional officers and one sergeant have been charged with conspiring to violate a pretrial detainee’s civil rights. Officers Angel Chaparro, 38, Damion James, 40, and Luis Ortiz, 29, and Sgt. Herman Pride, 51, are each charged by…

Latino Action conference

The annual Latino Action Network (LAN) will hold a virtual legislative conference this Saturday, March 6, 2021, at 9 AM. The conference will feature panels featuring community leaders discussing the many pressing issues facing Latinos in New Jersey, including immigration,…