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Mayor Cory Booker

Cory Booker (credit: Twitter)

Experts: Booker Expected To Run For U.S. Senate If Not Governor

Experts expect Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker will run for U.S. Senate if he decides not to run for governor against Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

12/18/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Newark Mayor Booker Completes His Food Stamp Challenge

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has completed his challenge to live on food stamps for a week.

12/11/2012

Newark City Council Ruling

Court Overturns Newark City Council Appointment That Sparked Melee

A judge on Tuesday ruled that Newark Mayor Cory Booker did not have the authority to cast a vote to fill a vacant City Council seat last month.

12/11/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Newark Mayor Booker Continues Food Stamp Challenge, Notes Difficulty Of Finding Healthy Food

Mayor Booker said he has quickly learned that it is hard to eat healthy on what averages out to just over $4 per day in food.

12/06/2012

Mayor Booker's breakfast featuring salad with chickpeas on Wednesday. (credit: Cory Booker via Instagram)

Mayor Booker’s 1st Food Stamp Diet Lesson: Plan Better

The Newark mayor said he forgot to buy caffeine products when he shopped Saturday for his week-long challenge.

12/05/2012

Chris Christie and Cory Booker. (credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Christie, Booker Take Jabs At Each Other Ahead Of Potential Gubernatorial Matchup

Mayor Cory Booker is reportedly considering challenging Gov. Chris Christie for governor in 2013.

09/05/2012

Newark anti-violence rally (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Newark Residents Express Frustration Over City Violence At Rally

Demonstrators shut down several small intersections and then converged on a major one at Broad and Market streets, stretching yellow tape from one end of the crosswalk to the other to block the four-way traffic.

08/31/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Mayor's Office)

Newark Mayor Booker Briefly Hospitalized After Saving Neighbors From Fire

He holds the title of Newark mayor, but on Thursday night Cory Booker may have also earned the honor of hero.

04/12/2012

Whitney Houston Funeral

OUTRAGE: Newark Residents Hit With $187,000 Police OT Bill For Whitney Houston Funeral

Whitney Houston’s funeral is costing the city of Newark tens of thousands of dollars in police overtime. And some taxpayers say as much as they loved the pop star they’re not happy about footing the high security costs.

04/06/2012

Muslim leaders Against NYPD at One Police Plaza (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Top Secret Documents Reveal More Cases Of Targeted Muslim Spying By NYPD

The reports indicate cops collected information on businesses owned by second and third generation Americans, specifically because they were Muslims, and ignored members of other religions in the same ethnic communities.

03/09/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Surveillance Complaints From NJ ‘Ridiculous’

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday on his weekly appearance on WOR Radio that it’s “a bit ridiculous” to say “the NYPD should stop at the border.”

03/02/2012

Food Depot opens in Newark on Feb. 28, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Welcomes First Supermarket In Over 20 Years

Mayor Cory Booker was on hand Tuesday morning for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Food Depot on First Street.

02/28/2012

JWoww, Snooki (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Newark Latest City To Deny ‘Jersey Shore’ Spin-Off Filming Permit

In a letter to show’s production company, Mayor Cory Booker said because Newark’s emergency personnel would likely be called to mitigate any incidents involving Snooki and JWoww, the risk to Newark residents would be too great.

02/24/2012

Sen. Robert Menendez (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Calls For Federal Investigation Into NYPD’s Muslim Spying

Is it religious profiling or good police work? An intense debate is underway in our area amid new revelations that NYPD spying on Muslim communities included neighborhoods in Nassau and Suffolk counties and Newark, N.J.

02/23/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Officials Back Newark School Closings Proposal

“Your children are going to be getting into environments that are better for their future. It’s as simple as that,” Newark Mayor Cory Booker said.

02/11/2012

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