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Montclair Police looking for Saturday night’s shooting suspect

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Police are looking for the public's help in locating a Montclair man who police said shot and wounded a man Saturday night on Bloomfield Avenue and Mission Street. Police have named 28-year-old...

Detention hearing for James Ray moved again to Nov. 26

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The detention hearing for James Ray III has been postponed again, due to a change in his defense attorney and a need to extend the discovery period. Ray's new attorney, Thomas Ashley, also...
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$15 M signal reconfiguration set for Bloomfield Avenue

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Essex County is planning a $15 million signal reconfiguration project on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, expected to begin next year. The Planning Board has met with the county on the plans and...
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Heavy, early snowfall creates commute from hell for Montclair residents

By Erin Roll and Jaimie Julia Winters erinroll@montclairlocal.news, winters@montclairlocal.news When Montclair Local put out a query to Montclairites on Thursday asking how they were enjoying the early-season snowfall, the responses came pouring in and they weren't pretty. "Go...

Firefighters battle house fire during snowstorm

Fire crews responded to a major fire at a multi-family house on Valley Road and Walnut Street Thursday evening, during a heavy snowstorm. Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said as of 7:45 p.m., crews were still...
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James Ray headed to court on Friday

By Erin Roll and Jaimie Julia Winters roll@montclairlocal.news, winters@montclairlocal.news James Ray III is expected in Superior Court on charges of killing his girlfriend and mother of his child, Angela Bledsoe, on Friday, Nov. 16. A hearing, scheduled...

Montclair teens detained after being seen with pellet guns near school

Three Montclair teens were detained by police Tuesday after a passerby spotted them with what seemed to be weapons, but turned out to be pellet guns. The three male juveniles - a 15-year-old and two...
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Victim named in stabbing at Union Gardens Apartments

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The Prosecutor's Office Homicide and Major Crimes Task Force are investigating the fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, of Montclair that occurred yesterday, Nov. 12.  Montclair Police discovered Johnson yesterday in the Union...

Detention hearing for James Ray III moved to Friday

A detention hearing for Montclair lawyer James has been moved to Friday, Nov. 16. Ray is charged with the shooting and killing of his live-in girlfriend Angela Bledsoe. Ray was to have appeared before Superior Court...

UPDATE: Montclair woman, 28, killed by train near Watchung Avenue

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news A Montclair woman was killed when she was struck by an eastbound NJ Transit train early Tuesday morning, Nov. 13. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Joan Juengling, NJ Transit spokesperson Lisa...