The Assembly will hold an election Feb. 10 to replace Silver, who was arrested on corruption charges.
Evgeny Buryakov was supposed to get information on possible American sanctions against Russian banks.
Brian Meara, one of the top-paid lobbyists in Albany, is a cooperating witness for the feds.
Glenwood Management, owned by 100-year-old Leonard Litwin, is "Developer 1," sources say.
Bill de Blasio was among many New York Democrats who defended Sheldon Silver Thursday.
Dr. Robert Taub referred his cancer patients to the Assembly speaker's firm, sources said.
The suit says the DOC failed to protect young inmates at the city jail.
In extensive comments about the jail, the mayor said it is in desperate need of a culture change.
The number of fights and assaults have increased 65 percent since 2007 as spending jumped 42 percent.
The Corrections Department plans to end the practice for 16- and 17-year-olds by the end of the year.
The state called for changes in Corizon's protocols after the deaths, but still awarded it contracts.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement that his office was prepared to take legal action.
The unarmed teen was shot and killed by Officer Richard Haste in his Bronx Home in February 2012.
Cheon Park used millions of dollars meant for special needs students to buy furniture and cosmetics.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's report found alarming treatment of incarcerated adolescents at Rikers.
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