ALERT & UPDATE — Victim ID’d in Nutley hit and run death

The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are seeking information on a person…

Temporary Skyway closures possible through early morning Friday

Beginning at 11:59 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15 until 5 a.m., Friday, Feb. 16, the Pulaski Skyway…

Nutley PD, ECPO investigating fatal crash, are seeking public’s help

The Nutley Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are seeking information on a person…

ALERT — Part of Ridge Road will be closed Jan. 30 for retired chief’s funeral

Ridge Road in North Arlington will be closed to all traffic on Tuesday, Jan. 30, from…

No gunman on Kearny Avenue, contrary to social media reports

  Reports of a man with a gun on Kearny Avenue around 6 p.m. today were…

Belleville man found guilty — again — for murdering wheelchair-bound friend in 2014: ECPO

A Belleville man who stood accused of stabbing his roommate to death nearly a decade ago…

KPD: 5 teens, a few believed to be loosely gang-affiliated, savagely beat teenage couple on Kearny Ave.

One may recall a group of juveniles who were recently arrested after a robbery, multiple aggravated…

Lyndhurst PD: Man wanted in Pa. arrested, is headed back to Keystone State

A Newark man who was wanted by authorities in Pennsylvania is now behind bars, awaiting extradition,…

Zapata: Canessa, The Observer should really stick to old-school, fact-based journalism

To the Editor: In a recent article titled “Doyle in, Zapata out, as clerk to the…

KPD: Two women, one from East Newark, thought they were in the UK, possessed slew of illicit drugs

Two women, one from East Newark, should have stayed home one early morning last week —…

Tony Mondaro joins Kevin tonight @ 7 p.m. for weekend storm update

Tony Mondaro joins The Observer’s Kevin Canessa tonight at 7 p.m. ET to discuss the pending…

ALERT — Street sweeping suspended Jan. 18 & 19 in Harrison

Street sweeping is suspended Jan. 18 and Jan. 19 in Harrison, the town said in a…

Tonight’s Kearny Council meeting postponed

VIDEO — Kearny’s 2024 Reorganization Meeting

Please note — this video was filmed by the Town of Kearny using Zoom. We had…

NJDOT implementing travel restrictions for Jan. 6

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti has issued a commercial vehicle travel restriction…