Upstate GOP State Senator Indicted For Allegedly Lying To FBI About Job For SonA leading Republican New York state senator from upstate has been indicted on charges that he lied to the FBI about arranging a law firm job and an inflated salary for his son.
Basil Paterson, Father Of Former Gov. David Paterson, Influential NY Politician Dies At 87The Democrat served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state. He was part of the influential "Gang of Four'.'
Pedro Espada, Son Plead Not Guilty To New Tax Fraud Charges The Espadas were accused of cheating on their taxes, as well as stealing more than $500,000 from their health clinic in the Bronx. In addition to theft and embezzlement charges, they were charged with tax evasion.
Ex-NY Democrat Leader Espada Faces New ChargesThe Espadas were accused of cheating on their taxes, as well as stealing more than $500,000 from their health clinic in the Bronx.
Ex-NY Sen. Espada Gets Fall Trial DateAt a brief court hearing, a Brooklyn judge scheduled jury selection for Sept. 12 in the case against Pedro Espada Jr. and his son, Pedro G. Espada.
Espada Father, Son Due In Court For Pre-Trial HearingA former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son are due at a pre-trial hearing in New York City.

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