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Paul Milo

Content Producer pmilo@dailyvoice.com

Paul Milo has worked as a reporter in northern New Jersey for more than 20 years, first for North Jersey Media Group / NorthJersey.com, then at Patch.com and at NJ.com / The Star-Ledger. He has written about a 106-year-old World War I veteran, the Sept. 11 attacks and a 15-year-old stock manipulator who was the youngest person ever civilly charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission, among many other stories. He has interviewed governors, presidential candidates and celebrities including Ryan Seacrest and comedian Kevin Hart.

In addition to his work for New Jersey-based outlets, he has also written for BeliefNet, Editor and Publisher, The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe and other publications, as well as freelance assignments for global chemical company BASF.

His first book, Your Flying Car Awaits, was published by HarperCollins in 2010. As part of the book’s promotional efforts he was interviewed by The New York Times and on WNYC radio’s The Brian Lehrer Show

Paul Milo's Contributions

  1. Accused Shoplifter From Westchester Nabbed After Assaulting Officer, Fleeing Scene, Police Say

    Accused Shoplifter From Westchester Nabbed After Assaulting Officer, Fleeing Scene, Police Say

    A Westchester County man was arrested after he tried to shoplift more than $600 from the Target store on Route 46 in Essex County, New Jersey, police said. Afamefuna Nwandu, 33, of Mount Vernon, was stopped by store security around 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29 as he tried to push a shopping cart full of merchandise out the door without paying for it, police said. Fairfield, New Jersey ...

  2. Pregnant Woman Loses Baby After Assault, Suspect Sought: Newark Police

    Pregnant Woman Loses Baby After Assault, Suspect Sought: Newark Police

    The Newark Police Department is asking the public's help locating a man who they said assaulted a pregnant woman Monday, sending her to the hospital where she gave birth prematurely. The baby did not survive, police also said . Police were called to University Hospital around 11 a.m. on a report that she had been beaten by a man she knows. An arrest warrant has been issued for ...

  3. Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty In Rear-End Newark Crash That Killed Teen

    Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty In Rear-End Newark Crash That Killed Teen

    A 39-year-old Newark man pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide for killing another motorist earlier this year, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said Monday. Gustavo Palomo was under the influence of alcohol March 17 when he slammed his pickup truck at a high rate of speed into the back of a vehicle that was stopped for a red light at First Street and the I-280 exit ramp. Palomo ...

  4. Shoplifter Assaults Officer, Flees Across Rt. 46: Fairfield Police

    Shoplifter Assaults Officer, Flees Across Rt. 46: Fairfield Police

    A New York man was arrested Sunday after he tried to shoplift more than $600 from the Target store on Rt. 46 in Fairfield, police said. Afamefuna Nwandu, 33, of Mount Vernon, was stopped by store security around 5 p.m. as he tried to push a shopping cart full of merchandise out the door without paying for it, police said. Fairfield officers were called to assist. Nwandu ran ...

  5. Maplewood Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty To Fraud

    Maplewood Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty To Fraud

    A woman who ran a Maplewood tax preparation business has admitted helping a client defraud the government in order to obtain tax refunds, the US Attorney's Office said Monday. Zenobia Williams, 52, pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the IRS in Newark federal court. She is scheduled to be sentenced in April. In 2016, her company, Maplewood Business Services, prepared a ...

  6. Elizabeth Teen Shot And Killed Over The Weekend

    Elizabeth Teen Shot And Killed Over The Weekend

    A 19-year-old Elizabeth man was fatally shot in the city Sunday, the Union County Prosecutor's Office said. Police responded to a gas station parking lot in the 300 block of Morris Avenue around 10:45 p.m., where they found Haneef Brockington, who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The joint investigation was ongoing Monday, and ...

  7. Pit Bull Wounded During Newark Drug Bust: Essex Sheriff

    Pit Bull Wounded During Newark Drug Bust: Essex Sheriff

    A Newark police officer assisting in an arrest by the Essex County Sheriff's Office was forced to fire on a dog last week after its owner ordered the animal to attack, Sheriff Armando Fontoura said. The sheriff's Bureau of Narcotics carried out a raid at 25 Chelsea Ave. Thursday night after receiving a tip about drug dealing in the area, Fontoura said. A suspect, 26-year-old ...

  8. Retired Police Officer Helps Nab Bridgewater Bank Robber: Prosecutor

    Retired Police Officer Helps Nab Bridgewater Bank Robber: Prosecutor

    A Bridgewater man was arrested last week after authorities said he tried to rob one bank and then hit a second bank just a few hours later. Douglas Conroy, 60, entered Provident bank on Union Avenue in Bridgewater shortly before noon Dec. 23, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office said. Conroy approached a teller and demanded she fill a plastic bag with cash, according to the ...

  9. Rewards For Info Offered In Unsolved Newark Killings

    Rewards For Info Offered In Unsolved Newark Killings

    The Essex County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers program is offering rewards of up to $5,000 each for information on killings this year that claimed three lives in Newark. On Sept. 14, two 30-year-old men, Jason Duffy and Hassan Ward, were shot and killed at the Oscar Miles housing complex. The killings occurred shortly before 3 p.m. On Oct. 28, 27-year-old Avent Holston was fatally ...

  10. Woman Killed In Irvington Fire Identified

    Woman Killed In Irvington Fire Identified

    The Essex County Prosecutor's Office has released the name of the woman who died in a house fire in Irvington over the weekend. The fire broke out at a multifamily home on 41st Street Sunday afternoon. Firefighters discovered Geovanna Mora-Gamboa, 47, in a basement apartment and unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to published reports. The fire ...

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