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Newark water crisis lawyers
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 26, 2019 - 7:13 pm
As Newark’s three-year water crisis continues to drag on, a new report has found that low-income communities of color across the country are more at risk of water contamination issues.
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Gov. Phil Murphy with Newark officials
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 23, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Sampling done in hundreds of Newark homes has found that up to 99 percent of city-issued water filters are working.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 31, 2019 - 12:30 pm
A federal judge has ruled that New Jersey's largest city won't have to expand its bottled water program to include pregnant women or families with young children who aren't directly affected by elevated lead levels in drinking water.
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Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 6:43 pm
A New Jersey man who police say crashed into a car and killed an off-duty corrections officer as he sped away from police going the wrong way down a one way street has been charged with manslaughter and other violations.
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Mike Smeltz
August 29, 2019 - 2:41 pm
Uber and the city of Newark are teaming up to ensure people impacted by the lead water crisis will have access to water distribution centers.
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Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II
Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
Erica Brosnan
August 27, 2019 - 7:18 pm
New Jersey authorities say several people were arrested and about $1.1 million worth of drugs were seized during a sting operation in Newark.
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Erica Brosnan
August 26, 2019 - 7:57 pm
Several people were arrested Monday night while protesting Newark’s lead water crisis at the Prudential Center as MTV’s Video Music Awards got underway.
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Robert Frank Williams
Essex County Prosecutor's Office
Associated Press
August 26, 2019 - 6:02 pm
A man who authorities say had mummified remains stashed in his closet will remain jailed until his trial on child sex abuse charges.
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New Jersey Governors Office
Sean Adams
August 26, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Officials on Monday announced a $120 million plan to tackle Newark’s lead crisis.
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Kimberly Dole
August 24, 2019 - 6:09 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- A veteran correctional officer is dead after being struck by the driver of a stolen vehicle in Newark, police say. Authorities say that Officer Omar Martin was killed early Saurday morning after robbery suspects fleeing Hillside, New Jersey police crashed into the vicitm'...
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