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New York's Biggest Political Contributor is Main Figure in Silver Case

Glenwood Management, owned by 100-year-old Leonard Litwin, is "Developer 1," sources say.

Lower East Side »

Powerful Lobbyist and Pal of Sheldon Silver Is Key Witness in Bribery Case

Brian Meara, one of the top-paid lobbyists in Albany, is a cooperating witness for the feds.

Midtown »

De Blasio Calls Sheldon Silver a 'Man of Integrity'

Bill de Blasio was among many New York Democrats who defended Sheldon Silver Thursday.

Lower East Side »

Sheldon Silver Part of 'Show Me the Money' Albany Culture, Officials Say

Charges may stem from cash Silver got from a firm specializing in real estate taxes, sources said.

Stapleton »

Cuomo Pushing for Grand Jury Reports in Police Fatality Cases

The push comes after a Staten Island grand jury declined to indict police in the death of Eric Garner.

Midtown »

Cuomo Eyes Lifting Grand Jury Secrecy in Police Fatality Cases, Sources Say

The move would be designed to boost public confidence in the criminal justice system.

Upper East Side »

Department of Sanitation Police Officer Leads Free Cave Tours on Weekends

Department of Sanitation police officer Serafin Rivera brings New Yorkers spelunking on the weekends.

Midtown »

Myls' Law Got 'Lost in the Shuffle' in Albany, Backers Say

Bills intended to close a loophole that contributed to Myls Dobson's death didn't get support.

Claremont »

State Grants New York Group $6 Million to Revamp Former Bronx Prison

The Fulton Correctional Facility is on its way to becoming an economic development and reentry center.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Promises to Streamline Special Education Reimbursement Process

State legislators pressured the city to make it easier for parents to get private school education.

Chelsea »

Albany Passes 50-Year Tax Break for Penn South Complex

The law will give the co-op a tax break as long as it continues offering below-market apartments.

Civic Center »

New York Officials Announce Deal to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators announed an agreement on a pilot program for medical marijuana.

Upper West Side »

Councilwoman Pushes Law to Pull Drivers' Licenses After Fatal Crashes

Helen Rosenthal wants to extend "Cooper's Law" to cover all New York drivers.

Flushing »

De Blasio Calls State-Funded UPK a 'Game Changer' for City Kids

The mayor claimed victory after Albany passed a budget with $300 million per year in UPK funding.

Civic Center »

Senate Budget Rejects Pre-K Tax But Provides Equivalent Funds, Sources Say

The state Senate offered $2.7 billion over 5 years for UPK and after-school, but won't permit a tax.

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