Highway homicide arrests

Following a month-long investigation, authorities have arrested a Newark couple in the June 12 slaying of a Hackensack livery-cab driver who…

Borough fills its police roster

Another one of East Newark’s own is poised to join the borough’s blue ranks. Newly hired Police Officer Saul Gutierrez…

Subwoofer stolen from Nutley resident’s home, police say

July 5 Someone swiped a Kicker Subwoofer Speaker valued at $700 from a Passaic Ave. residence,…

Ridge Road closed 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today from Pike to Jauncey Ave.

Ridge Road will be closed today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. from the Belleville Turnpike…

Suspect ID’d in bank heist

By Karen Zautyk Observer Correspondent  KEARNY –  Authorities have identified a Paterson man as the prime suspect in…

PATH derails; 4 hurt

HARRISON –  About 200 passengers had to be evacuated from a PATH train in Harrison after an accident…

Nutley police looking for missing 57-year-old man

NUTLEY — The Nutley Police Department seeks your help in locating a missing “at risk” person.William…

Harrison police: Scammers posing as town workers in burglary try

On June 30, shortly before 5 p.m., police responded to an apparent attempted scam by people…

Reports from the Kearny police blotter

June 26  At about 6 p.m., at Chestnut St. and Wilson Ave., Officers John Fabula and Daniel Esteves arrested…

News from the Nutley police blotter

June 29  At 7:12 a.m., police responded to an activated burglar alarm at a barber shop at Centre St.…

Nutley PD: Resident’s credit card used improperly on horse-gambling site

May 31 A Howard Place resident reported 16 fraudulent transactions with more than $4,000 in total…

Nutley PD: Resident finds tree branch on parked car

May 24 • At 4:44 p.m., police were called to High and Prospect Sts. where they…