Daniel Horwitz

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Appoints New Head For Troubled Ethics Board

Cuomo said lawyer Daniel Horwitz, a former assistant district attorney in Manhattan, will take over from Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore as head of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics.


Steven Slater, left, speaks briefly to the media after leaving a Queens courthouse in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010. The former flight attendant whose meltdown landed him in court has pleaded guilty to attempted criminal mischief and will undergo counseling. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Former JetBlue Attendant Slater Pleads Guilty

The fed-up flight attendant who waved goodbye to his career in a spectacular exit down an emergency chute made a soft landing in court Tuesday.


Former JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater, center, arrives at Queens criminal court for a hearing on criminal mischief charges, Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, in New York. Slater, accused of cursing out a passenger and sliding down an emergency exit chute, is working on a plea deal. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Former Flight Attendant Steven Slater Looks To Cut Plea Deal

The former Jet Blue flight attendant who had a meltdown is working on a deal to avoid prison.