UPDATED: Montclair sanitation worker hit by car on Jerome Place

A sanitation worker was taken to a local hospital with a leg injury after being struck by a vehicle on Jerome Place Thursday morning.

Woman found dead in Montclair apartment

Authorities are investigating after a woman was found dead in a Montclair apartment earlier this week. Police were called to the woman’s apartment on Grove Street on Sunday. Essex County Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said Friday...
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Street fentanyl takes Montclair drug enforcement to new level

Fentanyl, an opioid prescribed only for those in the last stages of chronic illnesses, is now being sold on the street and killing people at an alarming rate in New Jersey.

Montclair police investigating overnight shooting, robberies

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice are investigating a shooting and at least two armed robberies that occurred late Sunday night and early Monday morning in Montclair.Police were called to the intersection of Glenridge Avenue and Pine...

Montclair couple a mystery to neighbors; police called to house on previous occasions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsQuestions remain one week following the death of Angela Bledsoe, allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend James Ray.Funeral services for Bledsoe are planned at 11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Ennon Baptist...
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Montclair Police looking for Saturday night’s shooting suspect

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsPolice 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...

Homeless man seen in Montclair High School auditorium lobby

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA homeless man entered Montclair High School by an unsecured door Friday morning, district officials said.A student arriving at the school just before 7 a.m. on Jan. 4 spotted the man in...
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Bomb scare evacuates Montclair supermarket

A suspected bomb at Acme on Tuesday, Aug. 28, turned out to be a lockbox full of skin care products.

Pit-bull owner said dog had never bitten, had shots

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe woman whose pit bull bit a man outside Raymond’s restaurant last weekend told patrons at the eatery that her canine had never acted that way before, according to a police report...

March honors memory of Orange woman killed in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was a sea of purple T-shirts and gold balloons on Saturday in Orange, the hometown of Akirah Townes.Family and friends gathered for a memorial service and rally against domestic violence. Hundreds...