Category: Local

2 Newark employees charged with bribery

Two suspended municipal employees in Newark are in serious trouble for allegedly soliciting and accepting bribes from an after-hours nightclub owner. Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino said the two City of Newark employees were charged in separate indictments. The two indictments…

Murphy staffer assaulted GOP volunteer

Kevin Tober, a 23-year-old self-described Republican political operative was apparently assaulted without provocation while he was filming the Democratic candidate for governor at the Hibernian Club in Hamilton Square earlier this month. Wall Street millionaire Phil Murphy, the Democratic nominee,…

Justice Department looking for top cops

The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) has announced a call for nominations for the 2017 L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award. The Sutin Civic Imagination Award will recognize the efforts of collaborative partnerships…