- Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence Updated: May-04-16 12:52 am
NEW YORK - Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's 12-year prison sentence in a $5 million corruption case sends a message that officials who abuse the public's trust will be held accountable, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said shortly after the sentencing.
- The Latest: Gov. on ex-speaker's sentence: 'Justice served' Updated: May-03-16 6:07 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing in a $5 million corruption case (all times local):
- NY governor defends former aide under federal investigation Updated: May-03-16 12:21 am
NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending a former aide and campaign manager who is under federal investigation.
- Prosecutors eye Cuomo's upstate economic development program Updated: Apr-29-16 7:00 pm
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that his administration retained a former criminal prosecutor to review his upstate economic development initiatives after learning federal investigators are examining potential conflicts of interest and improper bidding related to the programs.
- Lawyer for Turkish businessman: US charges are 'defensible' Updated: Apr-27-16 5:45 pm
NEW YORK - A lawyer for a prominent Turkish businessman said Wednesday that U.S. charges that his client dealt illegally with Iran are "very defensible."
- Feds say Panama Papers relevant to criminal probe Updated: Apr-20-16 2:50 pm
NEW YORK - Millions of leaked documents showing how the world's richest avoid tax obligations are "relevant" to a criminal investigation, a top federal prosecutor in Manhattan said in a letter to the journalism consortium that has overseen investigative reporting on the so-called Panama Papers.
- US Attorney Bharara: NY executive branch 'far from immune' Updated: Apr-13-16 4:24 pm
NEW YORK - U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) says he will root out corruption at all levels of government in New York state and New York City - including the mayor's and governor's offices.