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Board Of Elections To Suspend A Second Official Over Botched Democratic...

A second Board of Elections (BOE) officials has been suspended as a result of last month's Democratic primary debacle. Betty Ann Canizio, the BOE Deputy Clerk...

Southern Brooklyn Top Cops Snared In FBI Corruption Probe

Several high-ranking NYPD officers past and present from Patrol Borough Brooklyn South are facing consequences as the latest corruption probe to hit the police...

Several Brooklyn Cops, Past And Present, Get Caught In Corruption Scandal

Several high-ranking NYPD officers past and present are facing consequences as the latest corruption probe to hit the police department continues its course. Among them?...

Newly-Elected Senator Roxanne Persaud On Guns, Corruption & The Bragg Street...

Roxanne Persaud took her seat on the floor of the New York Senate for the first time this week when the state legislature began...

Michael Grimm, Inmate 83479-053, Begins Eight-Month Prison Sentence

Disgraced ex-Congressman Michael Grimm, who pleaded guilty in December to tax fraud, has turned in his suit and tie for some prison-issued threads. The Daily...

Ex-Rep Michael Grimm Asks Judge To Postpone Sentence Two Weeks For...

Former congressman Michael Grimm requested last week that his eight-month prison sentence be pushed off for two weeks so that he can have surgery. A...

Jury Finds Senator John Sampson Guilty In Federal Corruption Case

A Brooklyn jury convicted State Senator John Sampson on Friday of obstruction of justice and lying to federal agents as part of a corruption...

Grimm Pushes To Stay Out Of Prison, Claiming Caretaker Status Of...

Former Congressman Michael Grimm submitted a 60-page memo, along with 35 letters of support, to the judge who will soon sentence him for tax...

Trial Begins For Local State Senator John Sampson

After a four month delay, the trial of State Senator John Sampson kicked off today with the jury selection process. Sampson faces charges related to...

Former Assembly Speaker’s Son-In-Law, A Midwood Resident, Accused Of Running Ponzi...

The son-in-law of indicted former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Marcello Trebitsch, of Midwood, was arrested yesterday morning and charged with running a Ponzi scheme. Trebitsch,...

Grimm’s Ex-Girlfriend Likely To Avoid Jail Time Because Crime Was Motivated...

Feds will not be pushing for prison time for Diane Durand, Congressman Michael Grimm ex-girlfriend who pleaded guilty to illegally gathering contribution's for the disgraced politician's campaign last...

Gentile Accepts Democratic Nod For Grimm’s Seat

Councilman Vincent Gentile was selected as the Democratic candidate for the 11th Congressional District last night and will face off with prosecutor Daniel Donovan for the...

DOB-HPD Employees And Brooklyn Property Managers Arrested In Bribery Scandal

Dozens of residential buildings and residents in Bed-Stuy, Williamsburg, Bushwick, Borough Park and other neighborhoods across Brooklyn -- Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, Flatlands, Midwood,...

Department Of Buildings Rejects Draft Proposal For 30-Story Building On Voorhies...

Developers behind the 30-story residential building slated for 1501 Voorhies Avenue will have to submit more documentation before they can break ground on the...

Golden Campaign Has Spent $31,000 To Fend Off Federal Investigation

State Senator Marty Golden has plundered at least $31,000 from his campaign warchest to pay off legal debts stemming from a federal investigation into...