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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.newsA 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...
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Woman found stabbed to death at Union Gardens Apartments

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe prosecutor's office said they are investigating a fatal stabbing of woman that occurred at the Union Gardens Apartments on Greenwood and Glenridge avenues.Montclair Police and the prosecutor's office were called...
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Montclair man charged with killing girlfriend arrested in Cuba on Oct. 28

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair man crossed the border into Mexico and caught a plane to Cuba after he allegedly shot his girlfriend at their shared home on North Mountain Avenue last month, according to...
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Prosecutor: Montclair resident James Ray tried to escape to Cuba

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair man accused of killing his girlfriend and mother of his child at their Montclair home last month crossed into Mexico and then hopped a plane to Cuba where he was...
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Montclair gets pedestrian, bike safety grant

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalVehicles that pass around cars stopping at crosswalks for pedestrians, speeders and other roadway hazards contribute to Montclair’s pedestrian and bicycle crashes. Last year, more than 50 people packed a...

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...

Motor vehicle victim was struck by two cars

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA 52-year-old Montclair man was struck and killed on Wednesday morning on Bloomfield Avenue, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.At around 6:30 a.m. on Oct. 31, Samson Hum was crossing...

Montclair resident Angela Bledsoe remembered for leadership skills, warmth

 By ERIN ROLL and JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS roll@montclairlocal.news winters@montclairlocal.news Angela Bledsoe made a difference during her time as a member of her university alumni association's executive board.She helped organize an alumni breakfast that was a fundraiser for...