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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Indicted Mayor Goes to City Hall, DPW Worker Turns Self In

Indicted Mayor Goes to City Hall, DPW Worker Turns Self In

Paterson Mayor Joey Torres appears to be taking his time turning himself in on corruption-related charges, one day after he and three city workers were indicted. Read More

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016
NJ Mayor Reacts Angrily to Questions About Odd Jobs

NJ Mayor Reacts Angrily to Questions About Odd Jobs

Paterson, New Jersey's, mayor was happy to take questions from reporters following his recent State of the City address. But Jose "Joey" Torres was not so happy when the I-Team tried to ask him about our reports showing city... Read More

Friday, Jun 10, 2016
More Proof of NJ City Workers Doing Personal Jobs on Clock

More Proof of NJ City Workers Doing Personal Jobs on Clock

Outrage is growing in Paterson, as new records obtained by the I-Team seem to show even more overtime billed by city employees while they were doing private jobs for the mayor. Over the last two months, the I-Team has... Read More

Thursday, Jun 9, 2016
NJ City Workers Do Personal Jobs for Mayor on the Clock

NJ City Workers Do Personal Jobs for Mayor on the Clock

New evidence has surfaced showing Paterson, New Jersey, city workers are doing jobs at a site tied to the mayor’s family, in some cases apparently on the taxpayers' dime. Read More

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016
NJ City Workers Clocked in While Doing Jobs for Mayor, Records Show

NJ City Workers Clocked in While Doing Jobs for Mayor, Records Show

Paterson, New Jersey employees were punched into the city time clock at the same time they were doing private work at the mayor’s home on four different occasions, records newly released to the I-Team show. Read More

Monday, Mar 21, 2016
Workers Allege Corruption, Overbilling in NJ City

Workers Allege Corruption, Overbilling in NJ City

Two city workers in Paterson have come forward with claims that some of their co-workers are billing the taxpayers for work they didn’t do. Read More

Friday, Mar 18, 2016
Residents React to Video of City Employees at NJ Mayor's Home

Residents React to Video of City Employees at NJ Mayor's Home

Residents of Paterson, New Jersey were divided Friday in their response to the I-Team's exclusive report Thursday that city workers were videotaped on several occasions doing jobs at Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’s private residence. Read More

Thursday, Mar 17, 2016
Videos Show NJ City Employees Working at Mayor's Home

Videos Show NJ City Employees Working at Mayor's Home

City workers in Paterson have been captured on video working at the mayor's private home, sparking questions of who is paying for that work in the cash-strapped city. Read More

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016
NJ Mayor Reacts Angrily to Questions About Odd Jobs

NJ Mayor Reacts Angrily to Questions About Odd Jobs

Paterson, New Jersey's, mayor was happy to take questions from reporters following his recent State of the City address. But Jose "Joey" Torres was not so happy when the I-Team tried to ask him about our reports showing city... Read More

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016
Paterson Mayor Refuses to Answer Questions About Alleged Overtime Abuse

Paterson Mayor Refuses to Answer Questions About Alleged Overtime Abuse

Mayor Joey Torres is also accused of having city employees do work at his home. Jonathan Dienst reports.

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