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Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra - File / Photo: City of Hartford

Hartford Mayor Now Wants Full Term In Office

The former city council president said after he was sworn in last June that he would only serve out the remainder of former mayor Eddie Perez’s term.

11/22/2010

Joseph Bruno (credit: AP)

Prosecutors In N.Y. Still Pursuing Bruno Conviction

Federal prosecutors plan to pursue new fraud charges against former New York Senate leader Joseph Bruno despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of some other convictions for “honest services” fraud.

11/16/2010

Overseas Travel Approved In NJ Corruption Case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — They’re accused of laundering millions of dollars through international networks that reach back to Israel, yet several of the defendants in New Jersey’s largest corruption sting have been allowed to travel […]

11/13/2010

Sharpe James - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Convicted Former Newark Mayor Returns To City Hall

City leaders, police, city workers and community activists lined up to shake hands with Sharpe James on Thursday.

11/05/2010

Title card from the trailer for "The Soprano State"

New Documentary On NJ Corruption Hits Theatres

Governor Chris Christie is a hero, but few others are in a documentary about New Jersey that hits theaters tonight.

10/22/2010

Speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver speaks to members of the media in the State Capitol March 12, 2008 in Albany, New York. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Koch To Fellow Dems: Dump Assembly Speaker Silver

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch says his fellow Democrats should dump one of their leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

10/20/2010

St. Sen. Hiram Monserrate (C) enters court in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens, NY - Oct 15, 2009 - Photo: Ellis Kaplan-Pool/Getty Images

Feds: Monserrate Used Charity To Fund Campaign

Hiram Monserrate, the disgraced Queens politician who was expelled from the state Senate after an assault conviction, is accused of funding his 2006 campaign with charity money.

10/19/2010

Alan Hevesi leaves court after guilty plea/Juliet Papa

Alan Hevesi Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charge

Former NY state comptroller Hevesi has pleaded guilty to a felony corruption charge for taking gifts while running the state’s multibillion dollar pension fund.

10/07/2010

The Shoreline - Atlantic City, NJ - File Photo

Atlantic City Voting On Last Budget Before Takeover

The state of New Jersey is getting ever more involved with the day-to-day operation of the nation’s second-largest gambling market.

10/06/2010

Sen. Robert Menendez swears-in Anthony Suarez for his second term as Mayor of Ridgefield, NJ.

More Tapes Expected In Mayor’s Corruption Trial

Defense attorneys contended neither defendant agreed to do anything illegal and that no bribes were accepted.

10/06/2010

Sen. Robert Menendez swears-in Anthony Suarez for his second term as Mayor of Ridgefield, NJ.

Secret Tapes Introduced In NJ Mayor’s Corruption Trial

Jurors in the federal corruption trial of Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez and an associate were treated Tuesday to videotapes secretly made by a government informant.

10/05/2010

Sen. Robert Menendez swears-in Anthony Suarez for his second term as Mayor of Ridgefield, NJ - Photo: Borough of Ridgefield

Informants’ Missing Texts Argued In NJ Mayor’s Trial

Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the third trial stemming from last year’s huge federal corruption sting.

10/04/2010

Alan Hevesi (credit: AP)

Reports: Ex-NY Comptroller May Plead Guilty

There was no deal yet to resolve possible criminal charges in a pay-to-play scandal involving the state’s former comptroller.

09/29/2010

Former Chris Shays Campaign Manager Sentenced

Michael Sohn got 37 months in prison for embezzling more than $250,000 in campaign funds from Shays.

09/22/2010

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Court Reverses Sharpe James’ Conviction

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court Thursday reversed one of former Newark Mayor Sharpe James’ corruption convictions in a ruling that likely will have more significance for other cases on appeal because James […]

CBS New York–09/16/2010

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