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Civic Center »

Rikers Island Fosters 'Unchecked Cycle of Violence' Against Teens, Feds Say

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's report found alarming treatment of incarcerated adolescents at Rikers.

Randall's Island »

Accused 'Molly' Dealer Charged in Electric Zoo Overdose Death

Patrick Morgan, 23, allegedly sold the drug to Jeffrey Russ before the 2013 festival. 

Inwood »

Inwood Assemblywoman Pleads Guilty to Marriage and Bankruptcy Fraud

Gabriela Rosa admitted to marrying only for immigration reasons in 1996.

Morrisania »

Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Found Guilty on Federal Corruption Charges

US Attorney Preet Bharara vowed to continue to pursue Albany corruption until "New York is cleaned up."

Civic Center »

Madam-Turned-Candidate Kristin Davis Busted for Selling Pills, Feds Say

Kristin Davis, who rose to fame in the Eliot Spitzer hooker scandal, was busted by the FBI.

New York City »

NYPD Detective Accused of Hacking Dozens of Officers' Email Accounts

Edwin Vargas, 42, was arrested Tuesday morning for computer hacking crimes, authorities said.

New York City »

John Liu's Former Aide and Fundraiser Both Found Guilty in Fraud Case

Xing Wu "Oliver" Pan and Jia "Jenny" Hou were found guilty of defrauding the city of matching funds.

Sunnyside »

Ex-NYPD Cop Sentenced to 4 Years Behind Bars in Gun-Smuggling Plot

Ali Oklu allegedly planned to transport three M-16 rifles, a shotgun and 16 handguns across state lines.

University Heights »

Using Disgraced Assemblyman Nelson Castro as Mole Raises Questions for Feds

Prosecutors face ethical questions after not intervening to stop a tainted candidate from taking office.

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 »

Failed Assembly Candidate Helped Feds Snare Bronx Pol

Sigfredo Gonzalez wore a wire for the FBI when he passed wads of cash to state senator, feds says. 

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.

Fordham »

Bronx Assemblyman Worked With Feds to Bust Eric Stevenson to Save Own Skin

Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro helped feds catch Stevenson to avoid prosecution.

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