City Politics

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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

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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.

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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.

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