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South Jamaica »

Crime in Jamaica Drops as Police and Community Groups Battle Gangs and Guns

Shootings in Jamaica decreased by more than 30 percent last year.

Jamaica »

Labor Union Leader Wins Primary for Jamaica City Council Seat

I. Daneek Miller received 24 percent of the vote in Democratic primary for the Council District 27 seat.

New York City »

Witness Who Helped Feds Bust Malcolm Smith Rents Private Island

Moses Stern spent two weeks vacationing with his family on a private $10,000-a-week Florida hideaway.

New York City »

State Sen. Jose Peralta Says He's 'Not A Target' of Federal Probe

State Sen. Jose Peralta said he is not a target of a probe started by Shirley Huntley's wire recordings.

New York City »

Seven Elected Officials Caught in Federal Wire Probe

Six state senators and a city councilman were recorded on a wire worn by Shirley Huntley.

Jackson Heights »

Jose Peralta's Role in FBI Probe Brings Attention to Seat's History

Peralta, who was targeted by a wire probe, holds disgraced Hiram Monserrate's former seat.

Whitestone »

Disgraced Councilman Dan Halloran Won't Run for Reelection

The Queens councilman said he hopes to clear his name in the face of corruption allegations.

East Harlem »

$1.8M in Funding to Be Split Among Six Projects in East Harlem, The Bronx

The discretionary funding for District 8 is the result of the participatory budgeting process.

University Heights »

Bronx Bribery Bust Leaves the Fate of Two State Assembly Seats Uncertain

Nelson Castro resigned from his post as part of a deal. Eric Stevenson was charged but hasn't resigned.

New York City »

Preet Bharara, New Sheriff of Albany, Eyed for Higher Office

Preet Bharara should be eyeing higher office in the wake of his political corruption stings, fans say.

New York City »

Black, Latino Legislators Concerned About Effects of Scandals

Charges may hurt black and Latino elected officials seeking to increase their numbers and gain clout.

New York City »

Attorney General Will Donate Cash Linked to Bribery Plot to Charity

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will return the contributions he received from the Markowitzes.

Tremont & East Tremont »

Assemblyman Stevenson Sold His 'Core Function' For Bribes, Prosecutors Say

Bronx Assemblyman Stevenson was arrested Thursday and Assemblyman Nelson Castro resigned.

New York City »

U.S. Attorney Warns Crooked New York Pols to Watch Their Backs

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara left dirty New York politicians shaking in their boots wondering who's next.

New York City »

Witness to Bribery Plot Had Ties to Many Pols, Including Eric Schneiderman

Moses "Mark" Stern is an upstate powerbroker who kept dirt on politicians for a "rainy day."

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