Councilman Ras Baraka

Newark Vigil

Vigil Held For Teens Shot, Killed On Christmas Night In Newark

Community leaders and concerned residents gathered for a vigil in Newark Sunday afternoon, following a shooting that left two teenagers dead on Christmas night.

12/29/2013

A restaurants on Lyons Avenue where a drive-by shooting left a police officer dead and two people injured in May (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Passes Legislation Requiring Armed Security Guards At All-Night Eateries

Roughly a month after an off-duty police officer was shot to death while waiting to buy food at Texas Fried Chicken and Pizza, the Newark City Council has taken a step to make late-night snack runs safer.

07/08/2011