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ACLU: Newark stop-and-frisk targets black residents

ACLU: Newark stop-and-frisk targets black residents more than others (via NJ.com) NEWARK —Despite comprising just more than half of Newark’s population, African Americans make up 75 percent of the stops under the city Police Department’s stop-and frisk-program, a report released today by the American Civil Liberties Union of…   [Police…

Man on Newark-bound plane claims he poisoned passengers

An inbound flight landing at New Jersey’s Newark-Liberty International Airport was met by FBI agents Monday after a passenger claimed he poisoned everyone on board. Several hours into the flight, which was coming from Tokyo, a man stood up and stated he had poisoned the passengers, an FBI spokesman told…

3 arrested in connection with viral video of vicious beating of Newark teen

Police in Newark, NJ arrested three people on Tuesday in connection with a video of a savage beating of a teenage boy. According to the New York Daily News, police acted after the video of the brutal attack went viral, racking up tens of thousands of views. In the video,…

Private funeral Saturday for Whitney Houston

NEW YORK — Pop diva Whitney Houston will be laid to rest on Saturday after a private funeral service at the New Jersey Baptist church where she grew up singing in a gospel choir. Fans of Houston, who died Saturday aged just 48, will be denied the chance to say…

New York, New Jersey mayors call for end to illegal online gun sales

Two of America’s best known mayors, Michael Bloomberg of New York City and Cory Booker of Newark, said this week that it’s time for the acrimonious practice of illegal online gun sales to finally end. Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker said, ”Gun sales without background checks fuel gun trafficking and…

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