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Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro (credit: Facebook)

Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro Avoids Jail Time For Government Cooperation

The judge focused on Castro’s four years as a government cooperator in which he wore a wire and brought down other crooked politicians.

09/11/2014

New York State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson (credit: New York State Assembly)

Former N.Y. Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Gets 3 Years In Prison

Former New York State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday, four months after being convicted of accepting $22,000 in bribes from businessmen in 2012 and 2013.

05/21/2014

New York State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson (credit: New York State Assembly)

Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Convicted On All Counts In Corruption Trial

Stevenson faces up to 55 years in prison when he’s sentenced.

01/13/2014

New York State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson (credit: New York State Assembly)

Witness: Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Wanted To Cash In On Senior Center

The key witness in the bribery trial of a Bronx assemblyman told jurors Wednesday about the show-me-the-money culture that was thriving in Albany.

01/08/2014

New York State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson (credit: New York State Assembly)

Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Arrives Late On First Day Of Bribery Trial

A Bronx state assemblyman showed up late for the start of his bribery trial Tuesday and then shook his head repeatedly as a prosecutor described him as a politician who sold his office for thousands of dollars in cash from four businessmen.

01/07/2014

Sen. John Sampson (credit: CBS 2)

State Sen. John Sampson Charged With Embezzlement, Lying To FBI

State Sen. John Sampson has been indicted on two counts embezzlement, five counts of obstruction of justice and two counts of making false statements to the FBI, prosecutors announced Monday.

05/06/2013

Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro (credit: Facebook)

Not Guilty Plea Entered By Bronx Assemblyman Who Helped Bring Down Bribery Scandal

Both state and federal prosecutors were using Nelson Castro as a mole in Albany. He wore a wire and helped snare Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson. Stevenson’s been charged in a bribe-for-legislation scandal.

04/10/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Sources: NYS Legislature To Change Ethics Rules Following Back-To-Back Scandals

The embarrassing corruption scandals that took down a state senator and two assemblymen may finally lead to ethics changes. Sources told CBS 2 on Monday the Legislature is expected to make it easier for local lawmen to root out public corruption.

04/08/2013

Assemblyman Eric Stevenson (credit: http://assembly.state.ny.us/)

N.Y. State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Arrested On Bribery Charges

“Watch your backs.” That is the warning from federal prosecutors to crooked New York politicians, after another one was arrested.

04/04/2013

Lloyd Morgan (credit: Handout via Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Funeral To Be Held For 4-Year-Old Bronx Boy Killed During Charity Basketball Game

Lloyd Morgan was shot in the head and killed last week when a gun battle broke out at the Forest Houses, police said.

08/01/2012

Ramarley Graham (credit: CBS 2)

Sources: Officer Who Shot Ramarley Graham To Be Charged Wednesday

Officer Richard Haste, 30, is expected to surrender on Wednesday morning on a first-degree manslaughter charge. Sources told CBS 2, Haste will be suspended from the NYPD once he turns himself in and is placed under arrest.

06/11/2012

Franclot Graham raises his fist near the casket of his son, Bronx teenager Ramarley Graham, who was shot to death by police officers (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Lawmaker Wants Psychological Evaluations For NYPD Officers

“We’re tired of hearing case after case of police brutality and savage-like beatings and killings of our teenagers. So policy now has to be changed,” said Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson.

03/04/2012