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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

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017
Paterson Council Rejects No-Confidence Vote Against Mayor

Paterson Council Rejects No-Confidence Vote Against Mayor

A city council resolution calling for Paterson Mayor Joey Torres to resign failed to pass during a noisy hearing at city hall Tuesday night. Read More

Monday, Mar 13, 2017
Paterson Mayor Joey Torres Surrenders in Corruption Probe

Paterson Mayor Joey Torres Surrenders in Corruption Probe

Paterson Mayor Joey Torres surrendered to authorities Monday to face charges in connection with a state corruption investigation. Read More

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016
Paterson City Council Mulls No-Confidence Vote Against Mayor

Paterson City Council Mulls No-Confidence Vote Against Mayor

The Paterson City Council debated a vote of “no confidence” against Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres Tuesday following a series of I-Team reports showing city workers appearing to do doing private jobs for... Read More

Thursday, Nov 3, 2016
FBI Searches City Offices in NJ Amid Fed Corruption Probe

FBI Searches City Offices in NJ Amid Fed Corruption Probe

Federal agents executed search warrants at the offices of the economic and community development departments in Paterson, New Jersey, Thursday in connection with a federal corruption investigation, law enforcement sources familiar... Read More

Monday, Nov 7, 2016
Paterson City Workers Say Mayor Requested Private Work

Paterson City Workers Say Mayor Requested Private Work

A Paterson city worker wrote a memo to his supervisor telling him that Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres had asked him to do a private job for him last May, even though the state attorney general was already looking into claims that... Read More

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Scandal-Plagued City of Paterson Faces New Corruption Claims

Scandal-Plagued City of Paterson Faces New Corruption Claims

Officials in the New Jersey city of Paterson are calling for a criminal investigation into the city’s tire recycling program amid workers' claims of corruption and mismanagement there. Four city workers tell the... Read More

Monday, Feb 27, 2017
FBI Serves Subpoena in Paterson Recycling Corruption Probe

FBI Serves Subpoena in Paterson Recycling Corruption Probe

The FBI served a subpoena for records from the city of Paterson regarding potential corruption in that city’s tire recycling program – an alleged scheme first reported last Tuesday by News 4 New York. Read More

Friday, Mar 3, 2017
Paterson Mayor Cancels Tire Dropoffs at City Yard

Paterson Mayor Cancels Tire Dropoffs at City Yard

The FBI served a subpoena for records from the city of Paterson regarding potential corruption in that city’s tire recycling program – an alleged scheme first reported last Tuesday by News 4 New York. Read More

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Paterson Mayor Torres Hit With Corruption Charges

Paterson Mayor Torres Hit With Corruption Charges

Paterson Mayor Joey Torres and three employees of the city's public works department were hit with state corruption-related charges Tuesday, hours after the I-Team first reported they would be indicted. Read More

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