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Police manhunt, chase ends with crash in Montclair; Clifton, Verona officers injured

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news At least three police officers - two from Clifton and one from Verona - were injured in a series of events that ended with a car crash in Montclair on Thursday, July...

Montclair man arrested on weapons charges in Newark

A Montclair man was among 75 people arrested during a narcotics operation in Newark between Monday, July 17 and Sunday, July 23. Sharrod Wilder, 27, of Montclair, was arrested and found in possession of a...

Police investigating report of shots fired on Pine Street

Montclair police are investigating after a report of shots being fired in the area of Pine Street early Sunday morning. Lt. David O’Dowd said Monday that the police had received a call at 12:22 a.m....

Montclair road-rage man explains dog toss

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair resident Marc Dionne, shown on video throwing a small dog out of a car in a July 12 road-rage incident, claimed that he did it in an attempt to distract the...

Montclair gets state grant to explore idea of microgrid

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Imagine if there were another Sandy-sized power outage in Montclair. It will probably happen. But what if there was a small energy grid, separate from the township’s main grid, that could keep a handful...

Montclair man faces animal-cruelty charges in road-rage incident

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news After an incident that sparked public outrage and put Montclair in the media spotlight once again, a township man this week was charged with animal cruelty for throwing a...

Police announce arrest in vehicle burglaries, thefts

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Police have made an arrest in several burglaries that have taken place around Montclair’s northern end over the last week. Danny Gonzalez, 20, of Newark, was arrested on July 14 and charged with...

Township looking to file charges in dog road-rage incident

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair authorities are planning to bring animal-cruelty charges against a man who pulled a small dog out of a vehicle and hurled it into traffic in a road-road incident...

Motor vehicle accident near MHS leaves several injured

Several people were reported injured following a two-vehicle accident near Montclair High School Friday afternoon. The accident happened at the corner of Chestnut Street and Midland Avenue between 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. It is not...

Police urge residents to lock cars after series of thefts

The Montclair Police Department has issued a warning to residents urging them to lock their cars and not keep valuables in them, following a recent series of burglaries in the town's northern end. "Montclair Police Department...

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