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UPDATE: Man Murders his Wife Inside Newark Ironbound House Police say

Newark--Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose announced today that the Essex County Prosecutor's Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force, which includes detectives from the Newark Police Department, is investigatingthe murder of Ms. Maria Lasso, 45, of Newark.

Gospel Singers Charles Butler, Trinity, Kierra Sheard to Perform in Newark’s Virtual ’Sing in Praise of King'

Mayor Ras J. Baraka and other dignitaries will celebrate the City of Newark’s 33rdannual “Sing in Praise of King” observance on Monday, January 18, at 8 p.m. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire observance will be “virtual,” and can be viewed on the city’s Facebook page at, or on its Government Access TV stations, Channel 78 (Altice), or Channel 28 (FIOS).