A police officer shot and killed an armed suspect who was attempting to flee from the scene of a motor vehicle collision on Straight and Van Houten streets, according to authorities.
Councilman Alex Mendez, who is facing election fraud charges from the 2020 Paterson elections, failed to convince a judge on Thursday that he was facing “selective prosecution.”
Seven people will be vying for three up-for-grabs Board of Education seats in November, according to papers filed with the Passaic County Clerk’s Office.
The city’s voters will decide who holds the mayor’s office and three at-large City Council seats today.
Incumbent mayor Andre Sayegh suffered a defeat on Friday when an appellate court ruled in favor of the City Clerk, allowing councilman Alex Mendez to remain on the mayoral ballot.
Former convicted mayor Jose “Joey” Torres failed in his court challenge to compel the City Clerk to accept his nominating petitions to run for the city’s highest office.
A woman has filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging Paterson police officers used excessive force against her.