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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.

New York City »

Witness at the Center of Malcolm Smith Bribery Case Owes $126M to Citigroup

Moses "Mark" Stern, a real estate investor, cooperated with the feds to take down Malcolm Smith.

New York City »

Corruption 'Pervasive' in New York Politics, Says U.S. Attorney

Dan Halloran on New York politics: "Money is what greases the wheels... It's all about how much."

Chinatown »

26 Charged with Running Chinatown Immigration Fraud Schemes

Lawyers and staff from at least 10 law firms are accused of creating false asylum applications.

Jackson Heights »

Hiram Monserrate Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Fraud

The former New York state senator was also ordered to pay more than $79,000 in restitution.

Richmond Hill »

Queens District Leader Charged With Campaign Finance Fraud

Albert Baldeo is running for City Council against Nicole Paultre Bell.

East Harlem »

Carlina White's Kidnapper Sentenced to 12 Years

Ann Pettway, who pleaded guilty of kidnapping 19-day-old Carlina White, was sentenced Monday.

Washington Heights »

'Gang' Busted for Dealing Prescription Drugs in Washington Heights

Fourteen men were busted for dealing prescription drugs in Washington Heights and Boston.