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Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of Girl On Scooter

AP | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday announced an arrest in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while ...

'Crime Of All Kinds Has Increased': Austerity Stories From New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Amid all the job losses that have taken place in recent years, the public sector has been one of the hardest hit areas. Between 2009 and 2012, state a...

Recession-Hit NJ Cities May Face Credit Downgrade

Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Edith Honan) - Six struggling New Jersey cities were warned on Tuesday their credit ratings might be downgraded by Moody's Investors Ser...

Five Baby Goats Found Wandering Jersey City

AP | Posted 05.31.2011 | New York

PATERSON, N.J. -- Police have captured five goats that were wandering the streets of a gritty northern New Jersey city. Chief Animal Control Officer ...

Real Priorities: Chris Christie Attacks Reality Show Star

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie is picking a fight with the husband of one of the stars of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" reality show....

Paterson man fatally struck by NJ Transit train | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Paterson, Home News

PATERSON -- A Paterson man sitting on the tracks in was struck and killed by a passenger train, New Jersey Transit officials said. Mark Popewiny, ...

Paterson Plans At Least 1,000 Layoffs, Unions Won't Budge

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's governor says he's planning for at least 1,000 layoffs to contend with a fiscal crisis after public employee unions re...

Gov. Paterson On 'Ground Zero Mosque': Support Growing For Alternative Site

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson says he believes support is growing for a possible land swap to provide an alternate site for a mosq...

Paterson Plans To Lay Off Thousands Of Workers

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Gov. David Paterson said Tuesday he's putting together a plan that would lay off thousands of state government workers at the beg...

More News From Governor Paterson's Office

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

In a group press conference convened yesterday, a handful aides to Governor Paterson announced their intentions to resign.

What Is Atlantic Yards? A Complete Failure of Democracy

Daniel Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daniel Goldstein

Why were so many elected officials, journalists and everyday citizens willing to look the other way on Atlantic Yards?

New Jersey Man Accused Of Raping, Beating Five Daughters

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PATERSON, N.J. — A New Jersey man with apocalyptic visions is accused of years of terrorizing his family, raping his five daughters and impregna...

Paterson's Poll Numbers Up

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - A new poll shows the percentage of New York voters who say scandal-plagued Gov. David Paterson should serve out his term...

Paterson: 'I Don't Have Any Plans To Resign'

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Legal experts say the next few days and weeks could be the most dangerous yet for the embattled administration of Gov. David Paterson...

Black Leaders' Support For Paterson May Buy Time For Governor

AP | VALERIE BAUMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — The investigation that could bring down Gov. David Paterson is being led by the man widely considered the favorite to replace him...

Al Sharpton, Black Leaders Meet On Paterson's Fate

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (Associated Press) - A senior state Democrat tells The Associated Press that black party leaders in Gov. David Paterson's New York City n...

Paterson Press Conference: Watch Live Online

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Governor David Paterson is set to hold a press conference to discuss his political future. The governor is said to be bowing out of the 2010 gubern...

Friday Talking Points [113] -- Republican Reconciliation Hypocrisy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As the dust settles on the aftermath of the health reform summit, not much has changed. Not that anyone really expected anything to change, much, to be honest.

Defiant Paterson Leaves Exit Door Open

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE 9:51 am: With his steadfast denials weakening, the New York Daily News reports that Governor Paterson will not seek reelection. The beleaguere...

Sam Stein

Paterson Website Still Urges Viewers To Join The 2010 Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David Paterson (D-N.Y.) announced on Friday that he will not be running for reelection in 2010, citing an inability to govern the state and campa...

Govern Paterson Pressured To End Election Bid

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY and CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Despite calls from leading Democrats to step aside, Gov. David Paterson said Thursday he won't drop his election bid amid a growing s...

David Paterson, New York Governor, Seen As 'Aloof And Distracted'

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When a plane crashed outside Buffalo about 10:20 on a Thursday evening last year, killing 50 people, aides to Gov. David A. Paterson of New York could...

Paterson Aide Calls For Inquiry Into New York Times

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (Associated Press) - Gov. David Paterson's chief of staff is seeking an internal inquiry into how The New York Times' reporting of a stor...

Paterson Denial: Rumors 'Callous And Sleazy' According To New York Governor

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. David Paterson on Monday lashed back at what he called a "callous and sleazy" assault on his character in statehous...

Paterson Official Denies Resignation Rumors

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Business Insider now reports that a Paterson official denies that the governor will resign. The same source also says that while a "New York ...