Newark, New Jersey

The former mayor’s education work made him a national darling. But the people of Newark are ambivalent about his reforms.
As celebrities arrived on the VMAs red carpet in New Jersey, demonstrators expressed their fury at the ongoing lead contamination problem.
Mayor Ras Baraka is facing calls to step down amid the crisis.
The New Jersey city discovered a small number of filters installed to remove lead were not functioning as effectively as expected.
Anyone can see what’s going on in Newark, New Jersey. Using the Citizen Virtual Patrol, the public has 24/7 access to the city’s growing network of surveillance cameras.
The Democratic presidential candidate, who as a New Jersey mayor backed charter schools, pledges to fight GOP efforts to privatize the education system.
The places still in the running include 17 U.S. cities, one Canadian city and two other U.S. locations.
Police have beefed up security at the senator's residence in Newark, New Jersey.
Sway Calloway and VH1 Save The Music Foundation discuss the mental and emotional benefits of music programs for kids.
The airline, which on Sunday violently ejected a passenger, has been marred by scandal in recent years.
The decision by Frontline to focus on the brutality of a few rather than airing the many examples of how people are coming together to reduce police/community conflict is symptomatic of the larger media mindset in America, a very dangerous mindset.
The door of opportunity to a middle class job at the Port of New York and New Jersey, America's third busiest port, is largely closed to Newark residents.
I was a little girl, with a big vibrato, recording my first single in Newark, New Jersey. Okay, I confess: it was a demo. But still, there I was at Savoy Records, a label whose catalogue of R&B, jazz, and gospel artists included Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, The Clara Ward Singers and John Lee Hooker.
During a brisk October evening this past fall in downtown Newark, NJ, guests came out to attend a fundraising benefit for The Newark Public Library entitled "Booked For The Evening" and to celebrate The Library's 125th Anniversary as one of the city's premiere educational and cultural public institutions.
NEWARK (WABC) -- An Eyewitness News exclusive investigation looked at safety at one of the nation's busiest airports. A radar
The debate over the future of our public schools should not be about a small number of individuals who benefit from a polarized debate. Too much has been written about political and local leaders (myself included). This work is not about me, or politicians, or newsmakers. It is about our incredible students.
Improving policing in departments with entrenched cultures has proven a challenging endeavor. Departmental culture plays a defining role in how police officers conduct their work, and it flows from the top, or, as they say, rots from the head.
I walked with Jeffries and a group of his supporters last week as he canvassed Newark's South ward, which he does regularly, despite it being an extremely time-consuming effort.