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.