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Facing Prison, Scandal-Plagued NJ Mayor Resigns

Facing Prison, Scandal-Plagued NJ Mayor Resigns

Joey Torres is officially no longer the mayor of Paterson, New Jersey. Read More

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Friday, Sep 22, 2017
Paterson Mayor Gets Prison After Conspiracy Guilty Plea

Paterson Mayor Gets Prison After Conspiracy Guilty Plea

The embattled mayor of one of New Jersey's largest cities is nearing a plea deal in a corruption case sparked by an I-Team investigation in 2016, defense lawyers say. Read More

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017
Embattled NJ Mayor Faces Plea Deal Deadline

Embattled NJ Mayor Faces Plea Deal Deadline

The embattled mayor of one of New Jersey's largest cities is set to appear in court Friday to announce whether he will accept a plea deal that carries up to five years in prison or stand trial on corruption charges. Read More

Friday, Sep 15, 2017
Feds Take More Records from Paterson in Corruption Probe

Feds Take More Records from Paterson in Corruption Probe

FBI agents and federal prosecutors demanded more records from Paterson City Hall this week amid the ongoing federal corruption investigation in New Jersey’s third largest city. Read More

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Indicted Paterson Mayor, DPW Workers Decline Deal, For Now

Indicted Paterson Mayor, DPW Workers Decline Deal, For Now

Paterson Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres returned to criminal court Tuesday for a hearing in the ongoing corruption case for which he's facing charges. Read More

Friday, Jun 16, 2017
Paterson Mayor Cancels Luxury Watch Fundraiser

Paterson Mayor Cancels Luxury Watch Fundraiser

Paterson Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres canceled a planned legal defense fundraiser set for Sunday where a $13,500 watch was set to be a raffle prize. Read More

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
NJ Mayor Fends Off Reporter Questions With Life Preserver

NJ Mayor Fends Off Reporter Questions With Life Preserver

Embattled Paterson Mayor Jose "Joey" Torres held a life preserver over his head and declined to take questions about a legal defense fundraiser he was hosting on a large rented yacht. Read More

Monday, May 1, 2017
Developer Accuses Paterson Mayor of 'Identity Theft'

Developer Accuses Paterson Mayor of 'Identity Theft'

Paterson’s mayor is facing more corruption allegations – this time from a major developer accusing the mayor and his relatives of committing a kind of “identity theft.” Read More

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Embattled Paterson Mayor Faces New Corruption Allegations

Embattled Paterson Mayor Faces New Corruption Allegations

Criminal investigators are looking into whether Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres improperly used a city electrical contractor to do thousands of dollars of work on a private beer business tied to the mayor’s relatives, sources... Read More

Monday, Apr 17, 2017
Paterson Mayor, DPW Workers Arraigned in Corruption Probe

Paterson Mayor, DPW Workers Arraigned in Corruption Probe

Paterson Mayor Joey Torres and three public works supervisors pleaded not guilty to corruption charges at their arraignments in a New Jersey court Monday. Read More

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