Paterson Deploying Technology, New Strategies To Combat Rise In Homicides, ShootingsThe approach comes as the city announces overall crime dropped 17% in 2020 compared to 2019, but the city's mayor acknowledges the record rise in homicides, up 42%, and shootings, up 30%, needs to be tackled.
Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh Self-Quarantining After Being Exposed To COVID-19Out of an abundance of caution, he says he will work from home through the weekend.
Paterson, N.J. Launches 'Clean Sweep' Initiative, Forms Task Force To Pick Up Trash, Improve Quality Of Life Problems Exacerbated By PandemicPaterson, N.J. has been struggling with quality of life issues and officials say the problems have gotten worse. But, there's a plan to clean up the city.
Community Comes Together To Help Transform Once Troubling Paterson, N.J. ParkA destination for undesirable activity -- that's how the mayor of Paterson described one of his city's parks. Thankfully, his description no longer fits the bill.
Three Syrian Refugees Open New Restaurant in Paterson, N.J.Three Syrian refugees opened a new restaurant in Paterson, New Jersey. The launch of their business is the culmination of a long journey to get to the United States.
4 Killed, 3 Wounded In Paterson ShootingFlowers mark the spot where four people were shot to death and three others were injured in what residents say sounded like a barrage of bullets at around 11 p.m. Tuesday night near Harrison and Carroll Streets.
Coronavirus Update: Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh Tests PositiveThe mayor said he will self-quarantine at home while continuing to direct the city’s response.
Paterson Mayor On Opioid Crisis, Rise In Crime: 'You Can't Just Police Your Problems Away'A recent uptick in violent crime in one New Jersey community could be connected to the ongoing opioid epidemic in the city.
Paterson Mayor Unveils 'Tools For Trust' Amid Simmering Relations Between Community, Police DepartmentTensions are rising after Jameek Lowery, 27, live-streamed his final moments at Paterson Police headquarters on Facebook Live earlier this month. Some have called for the attorney general and governor to step in.
Paterson's Hinchliffe Stadium Among NJ Sites Getting Money For RestorationMore than $10 million in state funds were cleared Monday to protect New Jersey's historical assets, including President Grover Cleveland's birthplace.
Paterson, N.J. Increases Inspections Of Hookah BarsSeveral towns in north Jersey are trying to crackdown on certain smoking lounges, which have turned into teenage hangouts.