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By The Dispatch On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Convicted Felon, Reginald Maultrie Sentenced to 10 Years for Illegally Possessing Firearm

A Newark man who negotiated the sale of 17 firearms over a five-month period was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Reginald More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Hudson County Man, Anthony Garvin Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

 A Hudson County, New Jersey, man has been indicted for his role in running a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that involved properties in Jersey City, Union, and elsewhere in New Jersey and caused losses of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
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New Jersey Man, Keasam Johnson Admits Conspiracy to Commit Healthcare Fraud

An Essex County, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in a conspiracy to submit false and fraudulent insurance claims for out-of-network chiropractic services that were never performed, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, March 24th, 2019
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New Jersey Police Officer, Eudy Ramos Charged with Conspiracy to Violate Civil Rights

A federal grand jury indicted a City of Paterson, New Jersey, police officer for conspiring to violate individuals’ civil rights by stopping and searching people in their vehicles and on the street and stealing More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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Member of Violent Grape Street Crips Gang, Ahmed Singleton Sentenced for Witness Intimidation

A member of the New Jersey set of the Grape Street Crips was sentenced today to 19 years in federal prison for his participation in a racketeering conspiracy that involved using other gang members to intimidate More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Tips on Finding the Right Personal Injury Lawyer

Every year, there are many people who are affected by personal injuries. While some do not experience serious injuries or problems, there are many others that do. In fact, for some people, the effects of a personal More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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New Jersey Man, Jamar Battle Convicted of Firearms Offense, Shooting 5 Year Old Girl

A Newark man, previously convicted in state court of six felonies, was found guilty in federal court today of being a felon in possession of a handgun, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jamar Battle, 31, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
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Totowa Man, Laron James Charged for Trying to Bring Loaded Gun on Plane

A Totowa, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for knowingly possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon and trying to bring a loaded gun onto a plane, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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Counterfeit Auto Parts from China worth $1.8 million Intercepted by Philadelphia CBP

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers recently recovered counterfeit Mercedes Benz auto parts in Philadelphia that were being shipped from China to Newark, New Jersey.  If authentic, the auto parts More...

By Greg Bowen On Monday, May 7th, 2018
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Bowen’s Botches and Bodyslams: WWE Backlash May 6 2018

WWE’s Backlash is live from Newark, New Jersey and the official beginning of the co-branded Pay-Per-Views going forward. Backlash Kickoff Show Miztourage and Miz Backstage While the Miztourage are looking More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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MercyMe and Tenth Avenue North Live Tour dates set for 2018, over 20 markets in two months

Topping a celebrated year for multi-platinum selling MercyMe, the chart-toppers announced that they will be uniting with fellow GMA Dove Award winners Tenth Avenue North for the aptly titled “MercyMe and More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
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Ken Burns attacks Donald Trump during Stanford speech as a ‘charlatan’ good for ratings

Filmmaker Ken Burns attacked the GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump during Stanford’s commencement speech adn then spoke with USA TODAY, saying it was his “responsibility as a citizen to say that.” “I More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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New York, New Jersey officials moved to end tax breaks for jet fuel taxation

Elected officials in New York and New Jersey have introduced legislation that would close a loophole that has allowed airlines to avoid tens of millions of dollars in jet fuel taxes. New York and New Jersey are More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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JFK workers strike to get $15 minimum wage, OSHA violations fixed

Hundreds of cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants employed by JetBlue’s subcontractors Roma, Ultimate and Pax at JFK Airport walked off the job in protest of illegal intimidation and alleged More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Airport workers evoke MLK, rally and march for higher wages

Airport workers rallied with their supporters and then marched to LaGuardia Airport where they will hold a civil disobedience. Airport workers around the country will hold similar actions at 10 major airports More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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Newark man, Salaam Leeks, ‘sex or die’ threats land him in jail

Authorities have arrested a Newark man for allegedly threatening violence against two women and their families if they did not have sex with him. Salaam Leeks, 29, was taken into custody Tuesday evening by officers More...

By Zach Jones On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
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HBO’s David Simon: ‘libertarian notion’ on housing is just a code for racism

Writer and producer David Simon (The Wire, Treme) discussed urban policies and racism with former Newark mayor-now New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker for an interview, linking talks of “freedom” and “liberty” More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, December 28th, 2013
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Zainee Hailey and Newark teen boy murdered, pushing the city’s total for 2013 over 100

A Christmas night shooting in a residential Newark neighborhood took the lives of a boy and girl agees 13 and 14. New Jersey’s largest city now has a 2013 total of homicides at the highest total in nearly More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, September 6th, 2013
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Newark: 10 killings in 10 days include 14-year-old Ali Henderson dealing heroin and Jesus Torres delivering pizza

Newark had been experiencing a decline in violent crime this year, until a recent wave of killings changed that trend. Ten people were slain over a 10-day stretch, the latest a 14-year-old boy who was gunned down More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 7th, 2012
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Bede Vanderhost, teen with Down Syndrome, deemed ‘risk’ by American Airlines, turned away

Joan and Robert Vanderhorst were planning to fly home to California with their 16-year-old son on Sunday. But before they could board their American Airlines flight from Newark airport bound for Los Angeles, they More...


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