Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver asked a judge on Thursday to toss out criminal charges against him, saying a federal prosecutor stretched the law too far to try to make a case.
Embattled New York State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver has agreed to step down by Monday of next week, in the wake of federal corruption charges.
Trenton, N.J. Mayor Tony Mack was convicted of corruption charges by a jury Friday.
A New York City police officer has been acquitted of corruption charges linked to drug busts. NYPD Officer Julio Alvarez was cleared Friday by a judge in Brooklyn.