Pedro Espada

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

Former New York State Sen. Pedro Espada Gets 5 Years In Prison

The once-influential politician was convicted previously in a separate case alleging he looted more than $500,000 from taxpayer-subsidized health clinics in the Bronx.


Former Sen. Pedro Espada on Thursday, May 3, 2012 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Judge Delays Ruling On Whether Espada’s Bail Should Be Revoked

Former State Sen. Pedro Espada can stay out of jail — for now.


Pedro Espada

Somber Mood Envelopes Espadaville Following Ex-Senator’s Conviction

The Christmas decorations were still up at former New York senator Pedro Espada’s Mamaroneck home on Tuesday, but there was no celebrating going on, or talking for that matter.


Sen Carl Kruger, left, with his lawyer (credit: CBS 2)

Former Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced To 7 Years In Corruption Case

There was an unusual plea for leniency Thursday from a former Brooklyn senator being sentenced on corruption charges. Carl Kruger said he may have taken bribes, but he’s not as corrupt as other Albany politicians. The judge, as it turned out, didn’t agree.


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

Former Sen. Espada’s Bronx Clinic To Lose Medicaid

In a letter to Soundview’s chairman, health officials say Comprehensive Community Development Corp., also known as Soundview, has no compliance program as required to verify claims and costs. It will revoke Medicaid eligibility Sept. 12.


(credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Ex-Senator Espada: Soundview Clinic Is Not Closing, Losing License

Former New York senator Pedro Espada, who is accused of looting his clinic’s federal funds, drew cheers of support from patients Tuesday as he assured them Soundview Health Clinics is not closing or losing its Medicaid license.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Pedro Espada (Photo/Associated Press)

Pedro Espada Jr., Son Plead Not Guilty To Embezzlement

Pedro Espada Jr. was a free man Wednesday night. The embattled state senator and his son pleaded not guilty to accusations they looted a Bronx health clinic to live high on the hog.


Carl Paladino on stage after winning the Republican Gubernatorial primary (AP Photo/Don Heupel)

Paladino: NY’ers Are Fed Up With Government

Paladino spoke with 1010 WINS Wednesday and said his primary victory was a message from New Yorkers that they weren’t going to take politics as usual anymore.


Sen. Majority Leader Pedro Espada (file)

Exclusive: The Rise And Fall Of Pedro Espada

Bronx Sen. Pedro Espada’s election loss is actually a gain for federal prosecutors because, sources say, it makes it a whole lot easier and a whole lot quicker to indict him.


A woman casts her vote at the 92nd Street Y/PHOTO CREDIT DNAinfo/Gabriela Resto-Montero

Primary Day 2010: Results

Primary Day in New York was full of surprises.

CBS 2–09/15/2010

Rep. Charles Rangel

Rangel Wins Primary Despite Ethics Charges

Voters have given embattled Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel another chance even though he faces more than a dozen ethics charges in Congress.