Newark Holds State Funeral For Ken Gibson, City's First African-American MayorA state funeral was held today for former mayor Ken Gibson, Newark's first African-American mayor and the first black mayor of a major northeast city.
Newark's First Black Mayor, Kenneth Gibson, Dies At Age 86Current political leaders are praising Gibson as "an incredible man" and a "trailblazer" for New Jersey.
Newark High School Principal Behind Laundry Program Goes Above & Beyond AgainPrincipal Akbar Cook gave CBS News’ Jeff Glor a tour of Newark’s West Side High School, where he started a new program called “Lights On.”
Authorities Take Down Narcotics, 'Ghost Guns' Weapons Ring In New JerseyProsecutors say the weapons, including AR-15 assault rifles, are assembled from kits purchased online, do not have serial numbers and are not registered, making them untraceable.
Newark Breaks Ground On $75 Million Project To Remove 1,500 Lead Service Lines On Private PropertyLead service lines are being replaced in Newark to modernize the city's infrastructure.
Approximately 3,200 Pounds Of Cocaine Found In Newark Shipping ContainerIt's estimated the cocaine has a street value of $77 million.
3 Children Attacked By Dog On Their Way To School In NewarkPolice said a 12-year-old, 11-year-old and 9-year-old all suffered superficial wounds.
'A Pathetic Situation': Driver Revived With Narcan After School Bus Crashes With 12 Special Needs Kids AboardNone of the children were injured. They were all students at the 14th Avenue School and ranged in age from 5-13.
Firefighters Battle Early-Morning Blaze In NewarkThe fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. inside a multi-family home on Sussex Avenue near Third Street.
New Jersey Dioceses Release Names Of Clergy Members Accused Of Child Sex AbuseThe lists released Wednesday identified priests and deacons who served in the dioceses of Camden, Trenton, Metuchen and Paterson and the archdiocese of Newark.
Newark Mayor Demands Answers From De Blasio Over Forgotten Families Left In His CityNewark mayor Ras Baraka is now calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to answer why these at least seven families were moved to another state.
Mother Of 3 Says DHS Pressured Her Into Signing City-Sponsored Lease At Dilapidated Home In NewarkFor Sophie Gurley the city program offering to get her family out of the shelter seemed like a dream come true, but that dream quickly turned into a nightmare.