The officer was identified as 25-year-old Louis Santiago, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office.
State Police Superintendent Pat Callahan said reluctance to get vaccinated has contributed to the high number of deaths.
Unions representing first responders in Newark, New Jersey gathered at city hall to protest a vaccine mandate, joining several other cities doing the same.
September 7 saw the terrorists enroute to their 9/11 departure points. The four hijackers of United Airlines Flight 93 were the earliest team in position.
Category 1 Hurricane Henri unleashed torrential rain on the Northeast ahead of its expected landfall later today.
When a robber demands cash, a bank teller can stick a dye pack into the bag so that it bursts shortly afterwards.
The horrifying accident reportedly took place after the tractor-trailer overturned on a highway entrance ramp in Newark, New Jersey.
A second statue of Christopher Columbus was removed in Newark, New Jersey, as statues of the European explorer have been targeted by anti-racism demonstrators across the country.
Guaranteed income is a powerful tool to fight structural inequities afflicting American society.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has announced that the state will do its part to combat high lead levels in several counties by applying voter-bonded money to more frequent testing
No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
Byrd was transporting 12 children from the 14th Avenue School when she crashed into a tree, officials said.
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Poor visibility caused by heavy wind and rain is causing travel chaos across the U.S.
A failed instrument landing system left the pilots blind and stuck in the air with bad weather conditions.
The incident is under investigation.
Multiple Air India passengers out of Newark International Airport complained of bed bug bites after photos emerged appearing to show a possible flight infestation.
Los Angeles-Singapore is next.
The bird and its owner, artist Ventiko, have reached Oklahoma.
America's police officers are better trained, better educated and more diverse than their predecessors. But they've never felt more despised. Newsweek's Max Kutner talks with police and community members in Newark and across the country to reveal the complex demands on police today.
Voluntary lead testing began on Thursday in the state's largest school district after 30 schools were found to have high levels of lead in the water fountains last week.
The organizing union represents two million workers.
FiveThirtyEight ranked airports and airlines based on their performance from May 2014 to April 2015.
Four inmates escaped from hospitals or medical transports in the past two weeks, revealing what correctional experts say is a flawed system.
Barbara Bush and Melinda Gates described the impact of the Ebola outbreak on women's health.
100 percent of travelers from the countries hardest hit by Ebola will now be subject to enhanced screening procedures.
New York, Washington, D.C., Newark, Chicago and Atlanta will receive extra scrutiny.