Ex-UN General Assembly Head Among 6 Held In Bribery SchemeU.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in New York said Tuesday that John Ashe "sold himself and the global institution he led" while he served in the largely ceremonial post for a year in 2013 and 2014.
GM To Pay $900M To Settle Criminal Case Over Ignition SwitchesThe agreement calls for two charges -- wire fraud and scheming to conceal information from government regulators -- to be dropped after three years if the automaker cooperates fully.
U.S. Attorney: 10 Charged In New York City Synthetic Marijuana 'K2' CrackdownNYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said the synthetic marijuana was flooding the streets, harming teenagers in public housing and the homeless in city shelters in particular.
34 Charged After Sullivan County Drug InvestigationOne of the defendants, Darcy Copeland, allegedly ran a heroin distribution ring based in Monticello, New York, despite being in prison for the past year.
Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty To Running Grandparent ScamsIn exchange for the plea, prosecutors promised Allah Justice McQueen a sentence of 15 to 21 months, WCBS 880's Irene Cornell reported.
New York State Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Surrender In Federal ProbeNew York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos has surrendered to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son.
NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos Not Resigning Amid Federal InvestigationRepublican Dean Skelos told reporters that he has hired an attorney in response to the investigation but said he had no plans to step down.
29 Charged In Alleged Rockland County Drug Trafficking RingThe group and its associates conspired to distribute more than 50,000 oxycodone pills, valued at more than $1 million, authorities said.
Cuomo: Senior Staff Has Not Been Contacted By Feds Investigating CorruptionNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he has not been subpoenaed or contacted by federal investigators probing Albany corruption, and nor has his senior staff.
Former NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Indicted On 3 ChargesThe charges are honest services mail fraud, honest services wire fraud and extortion under the color of his official duties.
Malcolm Smith Found Guilty In 2013 NYC Mayoral Election Bribery SchemeA federal jury found Smith guilty on Thursday of all charges, including bribery conspiracy, wire fraud, use of interstate facilities to commit bribery, extortion and obstruction.
Silver To Temporarily Cede Power As He Fights ChargesThe speaker of the New York state Assembly plans to temporarily cede power to a small group of top lawmakers as he fights federal corruption charges.