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New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Ex-Speaker Silver Goes Before Judge, Asks To Have Criminal Charges Tossed

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.

04/02/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment on January 22, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver To Step Down By Monday

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.

01/27/2015

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Convicted Of Corruption Charges

Trenton, N.J. Mayor Tony Mack was convicted of corruption charges by a jury Friday.

02/07/2014

NYPD Officer Acquitted In Corruption Case

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.

01/08/2011