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Civic Center »

Glenwood Management Link Skelos and Silver Criminal Cases, Sources Say

The allegations against Skelos and Silver may have irrevocably damaged rent protection laws.

Civic Center »

Skelos and Son Continued Bribery Scheme After Silver Indictment: Officials

Dean Skelos and his son Adam were taken into custody Monday morning.

South Street Seaport »

Sheldon Silver Probe Prompts Wiretaps on New Targets, Sources Say

The two-year investigation into the former state Assembly leader has opened new avenues to investigate.

Civic Center »

Trial For Embattled Assemblyman Sheldon Silver Set For November

The disgraced assemblyman, who faces a host of fraud and corruption charges, has pleaded not guilty.

TriBeCa »

Embattled Sheldon Silver Still Has Support on Tackling Overcrowded Schools

The indicted assemblyman announced an April meeting and still has the support of many in his community.

Midtown »

Lawmakers Required to Disclose Outside Income Over $1,000 Under Ethics Plan

Ethics reforms proposed by the governor still need approval from the state senate.

Lower East Side »

READ THE INDICTMENT: Sheldon Silver May Have to Give Up Apartment, Pension

A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Sheldon Silver Thursday afternoon.

Civic Center »

TIMELINE: Malcolm Smith Just the Latest Politician Arrested or Convicted

More than a dozen elected officials have been carted off in cuffs or convicted in court since 2010.

Pelham Gardens »

Heastie Replaces Silver as Speaker, But Observers Fear More of the Same

Carl Heastie of The Bronx was elected Assembly Speaker Tuesday.

Greenwich Village »

Gov. Cuomo Vows He Won't Sign Budget If Ethics Reforms Don't Pass

The governor said he would not approve a state budget that does not include his five-point ethics plan.

Pelham Parkway »

Meet the Two Candidates Vying to Replace Sheldon Silver as Assembly Speaker

Frontrunner Carl Heastie is facing off against Catherine Nolan of Queens after others dropped out.

Midtown »

Feds Investigating Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos: Report

Federal investigators are looking into Dean Skelos' outside income, according to NBC New York.

Lower East Side »

Weitz & Luxenberg 'Shocked' as Silver Takes Leave Absence from Firm

Federal prosecutors say Silver used the firm to mask "kickbacks" as legitimate income.

Sunnyside »

Queens Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan Vying to Be First Female Speaker

Nolan announced her candidacy Wednesday, looking to replace Sheldon Silver, who was arrested last week.

Lower East Side »

Sheldon Silver Out as Assembly Speaker

The Assembly will hold an election Feb. 10 to replace Silver, who was arrested on corruption charges.