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Seattle Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith celebrates his 69-yard pick-six after intercepting a pass thrown by Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

In Super Bowl XLVIII, Seahawks Prove Defense Wins Championships

Led by its All-Pro cornerback, Seattle’s “Legion of Boom” secondary and the nastiest defense in the NFL proved the strength of the Seahawks was greater than the record-setting arm of Peyton Manning in their stunning 43-8 rout on Sunday night.

02/03/2014

Running back Knowshon Moreno #27 of the Denver Broncos is tackled by defensive end Cliff Avril #56 middle linebacker Bobby Wagner #54 and defensive end Chris Clemons #91 of the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Super Rout Never In Doubt: Seahawks Destroy Manning, Broncos At MetLife

Waiting to get their hands on the Lombardi Trophy, the Seahawks were surrounded by security guards in orange jackets. It was the first time anyone in that color stopped them all night.

02/02/2014

Outside linebacker and Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith #53 of the Seattle Seahawks holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy after winning Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The Seahawks beat the Broncos 43-8. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

WATCH: MVP Malcolm Smith Interrupted By Man Calling For 9/11 Probe

The man said: “Investigate 9/11. 9/11 was perpetrated by people with your own government.” He quickly walked away, and security converged on him.

02/02/2014

Malcolm Smith (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Seahawks LB Malcolm Smith Named Super Bowl XLVIII MVP

Seattle linebacker Malcolm Smith earned Super Bowl MVP honors in the Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday night.

02/02/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: governor.ny.gov)

Cuomo Discusses Initiatives To Strip Corrupt Lawmakers Of Pensions

Stripping politicians convicted of corruption of their pensions is not easy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says, but initiatives are in place to change that.

09/18/2013

Shirley Huntley with husband and friends leaving federal court after her sentencing, May 9, 2013. (Eileen Lehpamer/1010 WINS)

Ex-Lawmaker Shirley Huntley Sentenced To More Than A Year In Prison In Fraud Case

The 74-year-old former New York State lawmaker secretly recorded other politicians in a bid for leniency after she pleaded guilty to embezzling money.

05/09/2013

Former St. Sen. Shirley Huntley/file (credit: Shirley Huntley/NY State Senate)

Lawmakers Taped In Corruption Probe Named

Malcolm Smith of Queens and John Sampson of Brooklyn, two of those recorded, have already been charged with crimes including bribery and embezzlement, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.

05/08/2013

Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin speaks to reporters on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Corruption Charges Could Mean Tax Hike In Spring Valley

The village is hiring outside law firms at $200 per hour to handle the subpoena requests for documents, e-mails, and other potential evidence.

04/11/2013

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

Mayor Bloomberg (file/credit: Edward Reed via Flickr)

Bloomberg Blames ‘Partisan Elections’ For Alleged Election-Rigging Plot

Mayor Bloomberg said he believes the opportunity for the kind of corruption alleged against the political leaders arose because political parties are part and parcel of New York City’s elections.

04/02/2013

New York State Senate Bipartisan Task Force on Sandy Recovery Jan. 3, 2013 (credit: youtube.com)

Bipartisan Superstorm Sandy Task Force Members Tour Storm-Ravaged Parts Of Long Island

In about a month, the task force will put out a report on what needs to be done to help the residents. The lawmakers said that includes fighting insurance companies on behalf of homeowners.

01/03/2013

Sandy Task Force In Rockaway Beach Dec. 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NY State Senate Forms Bipartisan Task Force On Sandy Recovery

The members of the task force will tour and hold hearings in damaged communities across the New York metropolitan region.

12/10/2012

St. Sen. Malcolm Smith holds a news conference - Jamaica, Queens - Aug 16, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Sen. Smith Proposes Tougher Sentencing For Illegal Guns

One year to two years in prison is the maximum sentence someone currently gets if they’re caught with an illegal gun in New York.

08/16/2012

Sen. Malcolm Smith, Civic Leaders Against Closing Of Peninsula Hospital (credit: WCBS 880)

Lawmakers, Community Leaders Oppose Closure Of Hospital In Queens

State Senator Malcolm Smith called for an investigation into the planned closure of the Peninsula Hospital in Queens.

08/07/2011

(Credit: AP)

New Law Offers More Info To Breast Cancer Patients

The law will require hospitals to give women undergoing mastectomies all their options when it comes to reconstructive surgery.

10/23/2010

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