Norman Seabrook Bribery Trial Ends In Hung JuryThe bribery trial of Norman Seabrook, the once-powerful boss of the New York City correction officers’ union, ended in a hung jury Thursday.
Jury Deliberations Begin In Norman Seabrook Bribery TrialJurors will have to decide whether they believe the allegations that Seabrook took kickbacks in exchange for directing millions of union pension dollars to a shady hedge fund.
Real Estate Developer Jona Rechnitz Resumes Testimony In Seabrook TrialA fourth day Tuesday on the witness stand for a real estate developer who accuses Mayor Bill de Blasio of taking part in pay-to-play politics.
De Blasio: Former Donor A 'Liar,' 'Felon' Who 'Said Things That Aren't True'; Jona Rechnitz Testifies He Had Weekly Contact With MayorSenator Charles Schumer endorsed New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Monday morning as questions continued to dog the mayor about his relationship with a former top donor.
De Blasio Gives Reporters Cold Shoulder When Asked If Voters Need To Worry About Corrupt Relationship With DonorAfter an event in Sunset Park Brooklyn Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio ignored reporters questions on whether he had a corrupt relationship with real estate developer and de Blasio donor Jona Rechnitz.
De Blasio Donor Testifies At Former Union Boss’ Bribery TrialOn day three of former correction union boss Norman Seabrook's bribery trial, Mayor Bill de Blasio's name popped up during testimony from the prosecution's star witness.
NYC Correction Officers’ Union Leader On Fraud Charges: 'Absolutely Not Guilty'Norman Seabrook, the leader of the union that represents New York City correction officers, pleaded not guilty Friday to federal fraud charges.
NYC Correction Officers' Union Leader Arrested On Fraud ChargesNorman Seabrook was arrested without incident at his home in the Bronx, police said. Murray Huberfeld was also arrested.
Probe Continues Into Allegations Of NYPD Officers Accepting PerksFederal investigators have questioned nearly two dozen police officials as part of a probe into whether officers took free trips, meals and other perks from members of Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish communities, sources said.
Sources: Corruption Investigation Focuses On Favors For Gifts Among NYPD OfficersA federal investigation was under way Tuesday into possible corruption in the NYPD.
Correction Officers Rally On City Hall Steps, Say De Blasio Not Concerned About Their Safety Correction officers, angry over the slashing of an officer at Rikers Island last week, rallied in front of City Hall on Monday.
Correction Officers' Union Calling For Changes To Use Of Force GuidelinesThe Correction Officers' Benevolent Association along with some community leaders want a delay in the implementation of the new use of force guidelines on Rikers.