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Luis Quintana

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Race Heats Up As Newark Mayoral Candidates Hurl Accusations Just Days Before Election

Both sides in Newark’s mayoral race lobbed accusations of campaign finance shenanigans Tuesday as the campaign heated up a week before Election Day. A video of candidate Ras Baraka speaking to gang members also became a focus over allegations that it was derogatory toward the city’s Latino residents.

05/06/2014

Luis Quintana, the new mayor of Newark. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

NJ Elected Officials Find ‘Worst Conditions’ At Recently Inspected Newark Boarding Home

State Sen. Richard Codey and Newark Mayor Luis Quintana made a surprise visit Thursday to a Third Avenue boarding home and found rodents, the smell of urine and prescription pills laying out.

03/28/2014

Luis Quintana, the new mayor of Newark. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Newark Mayor Quintana To Hire 100 More Officers To Fight Violent Crime

The mayor, along with law enforcement officials, announced on Tuesday that the city will hire 100 additional police officers.

01/07/2014

Luis Quintana, the new mayor of Newark. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Newark’s New Mayor To Take Ceremonial Oath Of Office

The former council president was sworn in last week to fill the unexpired term of Cory Booker, who was elected to the U.S. Senate.

11/12/2013

Vice President Joe Biden congratulates Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) after administering a ceremonial swearing-in as his mother Carolyn Booker looks on in the Old Senate Chamber at the U.S. Captiol. October 31, 2013. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former Newark Mayor Cory Booker Sworn In As U.S. Senator

Booker, 44, was sworn in as a U.S. senator at noon Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden conducted the ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber.

10/31/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

As Cory Booker Heads For Washington, Newark Council Must Choose Interim Leader

Municipal Council President Luis Quintana is widely expected to act as interim mayor after Booker is sworn in as a U.S. senator Thursday.

10/30/2013

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Likely Interim Newark Mayor Outlines Crime-Fighting Plans

Besides all the new development in Newark that left U.S. Senator-elect Cory Booker will leave behind, the city’s crime problem will also be left for others to tackle.

10/19/2013