Already hit with criminal charges alleging that he took bribes in a federal corruption case, New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran (R-19th) is now facing an investigation by his own colleagues.
Syracuse has been under investigation for possible NCAA violations, mostly in its basketball program, for at least a year, according to two reports.
Authorities said a Brooklyn couple set out to open a babysitting business where they would drug and molest the children in their care.
A spokesman for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said the senator hopes U.S. authorities join their Dominican counterparts in investigating the origin of reports he paid women in the Dominican Republic for sex.
Dr. Robert Gibbs was arraigned on charges that he supplied the head of a narcotics trafficking ring, Ronald Vaughan, with 700 prescriptions for oxycodone, amounting to 130,000 pills, according to prosecutors.
An internal state police investigation has found that a claim that New Jersey State Assemblyman Nelson Albano (D-Vineland) was improperly issued a speeding ticket earlier this year was unfounded.
U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) of Staten Island was under fire from the House Ethics Committee Monday night.
Officials are investigating a fire in East Harlem that resulted in a number of injuries and hospitalized a 2-month-old-baby.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has faced serious questions about his handling of a sexual harassment case, but he will still carry out the high-profile job of leading the New York delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said that he would welcome an ethics probe into his approval of a secret payout of tax money that was used to settle a sexual harassment case.
Both vehicles were impounded for a safety check and the investigation is continuing.
About 400 acres either in or near remote areas of the Winslow Wildlife Management Area in Camden County have been blackened overall by the fires.
Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony Kearns III says the three bodies were found at a single-family home in Kingwood Township.
Frank Goggin was discovered face-down on the living room floor at his home on Seaview Avenue. Police said trauma to the 68-year-old’s neck and face show he was strangled.
“Went up to my bedroom first, got some jewelry out of the bedroom,” said resident Sal Filliponi.