Former New York State Sen. Pedro Espada Gets 5 Years In PrisonThe 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.
Judge Delays Ruling On Whether Espada's Bail Should Be RevokedFormer State Sen. Pedro Espada can stay out of jail -- for now.
Somber Mood Envelopes Espadaville Following Ex-Senator's ConvictionThe 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.
Former Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced To 7 Years In Corruption CaseThere 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 Sen. Espada's Bronx Clinic To Lose MedicaidIn 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.
Ex-Senator Espada: Soundview Clinic Is Not Closing, Losing LicenseFormer 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.
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.
Pedro Espada Jr., Son Plead Not Guilty To EmbezzlementPedro 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.
Paladino: NY'ers Are Fed Up With GovernmentPaladino 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.