Newark Officially Regains Control Of Schools After 22 YearsNew Jersey became the first state in the country to approve the takeover of local school districts in the late 1980s, and eventually took control of school districts in Jersey City, Paterson and Camden in addition to Newark.
City Leaders Defy White House Threat On 'Sanctuary Cities' PoliciesCity leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities'' despite the financial risks.
Newark, Uber Announce New Provisions, Fees In Airport DealOfficials on Wednesday will reveal details that were ironed out between Newark and the ride-hailing company on Tuesday.
Newark Mayor Releases Details On City's Uber AgreementNewark's mayor has released details on the tentative agreement he's reached with ride-hailing company Uber to operate in New Jersey's largest city.
Newark Mayor Calls For $15 Minimum Wage At AirportMayor Ras Baraka wants the minimum wage increase plus benefits for workers at Newark Liberty International Airport.
Threats Against Newark Mayor, City Sites Being ProbedThe mayor's spokeswoman, Marjorie Harris, announced late Saturday afternoon that Baraka had discovered two threatening letters this weekend at his mother's home.
In Newark, Obama Calls For Breaking Cycle Of IncarcerationPresident Barack Obama is visiting a drug treatment center in Newark Monday as he continues to push for overhauling the criminal justice system.
2,000 Kids Given Free School Supplies In NewarkNewark Mayor Ras Baraka helped hand out the community donations as part of the Back to School Bus Tour.
Newark Honors Officers Involved In Ending Violent Car Jacking, Crime SpreeNewark's chief of police read out the names of the 26 officers who were honored for their roles in arresting five suspects on Tuesday.
Newark To Offer Support Centers For 'One Newark' Student EnrollmentMayor Ras Baraka said it's clear that the "One Newark'' enrollment system isn't working, but until schools are placed back under local control, the city has set up enrollment assistance sites across the city.
Newark Residents Complain Of Delayed Police Response Times To 911 CallsMayor Ras Baraka said the city is still coming back from cuts made before he took office
4 Arrested In Deadly Mother's Day Shooting In NewarkFour people have been arrested in connection with the Mother's Day shooting that claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy in Newark. Two face murder charges.