Hiram Monserrate

Hiram Monserrate (credit: CBS 2)

Deposed State Sen. Monserrate Gets 2 Years For Campaign Finance Scheme

Deposed New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to two years in prison for using tax dollars to finance his 2006 campaign.

12/11/2012

New York City Councilman Larry Seabrook

Councilman Seabrook Found Guilty In Second Corruption Trial

A veteran politician was convicted Thursday on nine of 12 counts in a corruption case accusing him of putting hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars meant for community projects in the pockets of his girlfriend and family.

07/27/2012

Sen Carl Kruger, left, with his lawyer (credit: CBS 2)

Former Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced To 7 Years In Corruption Case

There was an unusual plea for leniency Thursday from a former Brooklyn senator being sentenced on corruption charges. Carl Kruger said he may have taken bribes, but he’s not as corrupt as other Albany politicians. The judge, as it turned out, didn’t agree.

04/26/2012

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

Ex-State Sen. Hiram Monserrate Working At Queens Pizzeria

The former politician said in a published report that he was “consulting and assisting in the management” of the new restaurant.

04/11/2011

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

A woman casts her vote at the 92nd Street Y/PHOTO CREDIT DNAinfo/Gabriela Resto-Montero

Primary Day 2010: Results

Primary Day in New York was full of surprises.

CBS 2–09/15/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel

Rangel Wins Primary Despite Ethics Charges

Voters have given embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.

09/14/2010