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Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Disgraced Former New York State Senator’s Tax Evasion Trial Gets Start Date

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The federal judge in former New York State Senator Pedro Espada, Jr.’s upcoming tax evasion trial has warned prosecutors against causing any more delays in the case. U.S. District Judge William […]

08/26/2012

Sen. Gustavo Rivera weighs in at one of the public events. (credit: Sen. Rivera via Facebook)

Sen. Gustavo Rivera Leads By Example In Effort To Make The Bronx Healthy

Rivera has dropped nearly 30 pounds in the past year while updating followers on his Facebook page of his progress.

05/22/2012

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Former N.Y. Senator Pedro Espada Jr. Found Guilty Of 4 Counts Of Theft

Hours after jurors reached a partial verdict in the federal fraud case against former Bronx senator Pedro Espada Jr., the judge declared a mistrial in the remaining conspiracy and tax fraud counts against the politician and in all counts against his son.

05/14/2012

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Juror Refuses To Deliberate, Espada Trial Temporarily Comes To A Halt

A deadlocked jury has delayed a verdict in the federal fraud case against former Bronx senator Pedro Espada. As he awaited his fate earlier Wednesday, an angry Espada went off on Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

05/02/2012

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Former New York Sen. Pedro Espada Jr.’s Federal Embezzlement Trial Begins

Former senator Pedro Espada went on trial Wednesday nearly three years after CBS 2 began a series of exposes about his political career and the operation of his Bronx health clinic.

03/14/2012

Former New York Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: AP Photo)

Ex-Lawmaker Espada Prepares For Federal Embezzlement Trial

Ex-lawmaker Pedro Espada Jr. is preparing for a federal trial on embezzlement charges this week in New York.

03/11/2012

NY Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

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.

04/05/2011

NY Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Ex-NY Democrat Leader Espada Faces New 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.

03/29/2011

Former New York Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: AP Photo)

Ex-NY Sen. Espada Gets Fall Trial Date

At 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.

03/05/2011

Former New York Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: AP Photo)

Espada Father, Son Due In Court For Pre-Trial Hearing

A former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son are due at a pre-trial hearing in New York City.

03/04/2011

Pedro Espada (Photo/Associated Press)

Prosecutors: Ex-NY Senator Could Face Tax Charges

Already charged in a federal fraud indictment, the former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son could also soon be facing charges of tax evasion.

01/08/2011

(L-R) Rangel, Rice, Lazio (Photo/Getty, Associated Press)

New York Candidates Prepare For Primary Day

A number of high profile races — including the Republican primary for governor and Democratic nomination for attorney general will be decided Tuesday.

09/13/2010