City Politics


City wants to impose business curfew for shops in hotspots

Businesses operating in designated high crime areas must close shop at midnight, if a draft ordinance before the city council is successful. Council members on Tuesday evening discussed the ordinance that police brass say will allow for better policing of city streets.

Police News


Two wounded in shooting on Bridge Street

A group of city men in bicycles near Bridge Street became the subject of a shooting during the evening hours of Tuesday when a shooter stepped out of a vehicle and wounded two men, according to the Paterson Police Department.


26 new police officers sworn in

More than two-dozen police officers were sworn in on Monday afternoon as the city seeks to strengthen its police force.