Violence Mars Holiday Weekend in Newark

By Desiree Taylor

Newark business owners and residents are frustrated and frightened by the surge of violence that has plagued their city.  Over the Memorial Day weekend several people were shot and three were killed, including off-duty police officer William Johnson.  Crime usually increases when the weather heats up.  According to Newark’s Acting Police Director, Samuel DeMaio, he has a plan to prepare for the summer months.

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