Short Hills mall shooting: Essex sheriff says mall stopped using his officers for outside security 3 years ago

Short Hills mall shooting: Essex sheriff says mall stopped using his officers for outside security 3 years ago (via NJ.com)

In the wake of last week’s carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead outside The Mall at Short Hills, Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura said today that it’s time for New Jersey’s shopping complexes to beef up security in parking lots and other…

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Short Hills mall carjacking suspects had criminal records ranging from bank robbery to burglary

Short Hills mall carjacking suspects had criminal records ranging from bank robbery to burglary (via NJ.com)

NEWARK — When Basim Henry robbed a Union Township bank in November 2003, it was not hard to connect him to the crime. He had driven his white Pontiac to the bank on Morris Avenue, authorities said, and left it parked illegally on an adjacent side…

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Authorities identify 4 men arrested in connection with deadly Short Hills carjacking

Authorities identify 4 men arrested in connection with deadly Short Hills carjacking (via NJ.com)

By Ted Sherman and James Queally/The Star-Ledger NEWARK — Nearly a week after 30-year-old Hoboken lawyer Dustin Friedland was gunned down in a deadly carjacking while returning to his vehicle in an upper level parking deck of the Mall at Short Hills…

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BREAKING: Arrests made in connection with fatal carjacking outside Short Hills mall

BREAKING: Arrests made in connection with fatal carjacking outside Short Hills mall (via NJ.com)

MILLBURN — Four men have been arrested in the fatal shooting of a Hoboken lawyer during a carjacking outside the Mall at Short Hills on Sunday, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s office. A press conference has been scheduled for 9 a.m. this…

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