Mayor Tony Mack
Trenton, N.J. Mayor Tony Mack was convicted of corruption charges by a jury Friday.
The charges stem from an alleged scheme to accept $119,000 in bribes in exchange for Mack’s official actions and influence in the development of a parking garage on city-owned land, prosecutors said.
New Jersey’s capital city has scrapped plans to furlough 600 workers following objections from state environmental officials and a Superior Court judge.
Trenton’s mayor has canceled plans to lay off 255 city workers, including 111 police positions and 61 firefighters.