NEWARK MAYOR SAVES NEGLECTED PIT BULL - Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker personally intervened Thursday evening to help rescue a female pit bull that a neighbor said was locked in a crate for four days.”

Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, New Jersey, found out through Twitter that a Pit Bull was in trouble. Mayor Booker went to the scene and enlisted help from the local humane society. The dog had been locked up and left in a crate for days. It now appears that volunteers have stepped up to find the dog a home. This is not the first time that the Mayor assisted in the rescue of a dog. Great job by the Mayor, and let’s hope this dog finds a home soon. (Additional info and bottom photo from usnews.com)