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 Back In Control Of School District For First Time In 30 YearsThe state took over back in 1991 after years of academic and management issues.
25 Paterson Police Officers Receiving Body Cameras As Part Of Pilot ProgramPaterson officials say if the pilot program runs smoothly, the city will expand it to 150 officers.
Joe Clark, New Jersey High School Principal Who Inspired 1989 Film 'Lean On Me,' Dies At Age 82His tenure at the school became the subject of the 1989 film "Lean On Me" played by actor Morgan Freeman.
Paterson Teen Facing Murder Charges In Connection To Fatal ShootingOfficers were sent to the intersection of Broadway and Summer Street in Paterson around 3 p.m. Wednesday for a report of shots fired.
Bavennia Franklin Joins Paterson Police Force, Gets Badge Number Of Her Fallen Brother Tyron Franklin, Who Died In Line Of DutyThere was an emotional ceremony in Paterson Friday as a fallen officer's legacy was passed on to his sister, a new graduate of the police force. 
Gov. Murphy Reveals Most Infected With COVID-19 Not Cooperating With State's Contact TracersAfter New Jersey set a record for coronavirus cases over the weekend, officials say there's now a major problem with contact tracing.
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.
1 Dead, 4 Dozen Displaced Following Building Fire In PatersonOne woman was killed and dozens of people were displaced, following a deadly fire on Sunday morning that spread to multiple buildings.
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.