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Newark Fire Department

Newark Mayor Cory Booker launches the city's first-ever Youth Public Safety Academy (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Newark Launches First-Ever Youth Public Safety Academy

Mayor Cory Booker has joined forces with police officers, firefighters and prosecutors to recruit about 40 children, ages 10-14, to attend a special summer camp where they will learn to report crimes, stay away from gangs and carry fire hoses.

07/19/2011

Fatal Fire

Newark’s Deadliest Fire This Year Kills 3, Displaces 20

The victims were trapped inside the building and were pulled out alive but died later at a hospital.

09/30/2010