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Actress Amanda Bynes appears in court on May 24, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bynes: Drug Charges Are ‘Lies,’ Cop ‘Sexually Harassed Me’

Amanda Bynes on Saturday released a statement via Twitter, claiming a police officer sexually harassed her and touched her inappropriately the night before her arrest, and that the charges that she threw a bong out a window were a “lie.”

05/25/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Vito Lopez (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn Blasts Vito Lopez For ‘Arrogant,’ ‘Outrageous’ Run For City Council

“As it relates to Vito Lopez, my advice is to cease and desist and do it now. This is not only a fool’s errand, it is an outrage and a complete show of arrogance.”

05/23/2013

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Assemblyman Vito Lopez Resigns A Month Earlier Than Planned

Assemblyman Vito Lopez of Brooklyn announced on Saturday that his resignation from the 53rd Assembly District seat is effective as of 9 a.m. Monday.

05/20/2013

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Embattled Assemblyman Vito Lopez Says He’ll Resign, Seek City Council Seat

Scandal-plagued Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez is stepping down from his seat next month, but Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says Lopez shouldn’t spend even another day in office.

05/17/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn speaks out against Vito Lopez, May 16, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Quinn Blasts Vito Lopez, Says His Election To City Council Would Be An ‘Outrage’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The speaker of the New York City Council issued a sharp rebuke of a once-powerful state lawmaker who is seeking to become her colleague. As WCBS 880′s Rich Lamb reported, a […]

05/16/2013

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Embattled Assemblyman Lopez Escapes Charges, But Report Could Lead To Expulsion

While Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan found no criminal culpability, a report released by a state ethics panel found Assemblyman Vito Lopez violated the public trust.

05/15/2013

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Embattled NYS Assemblyman Vito Lopez Running For City Council

The 71-year-old Lopez announced in February that his health was deteriorating and that he was extremely fatigued. Still, talk circulated of a possible council run.

04/08/2013

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Report: Woman Says Boss Harassed, Molested Her On The Job

A 22-year-old woman has sued her 73-year-old boss on the grounds that he grabbed her crotch and repeatedly harassed her with sexually graphic language, according to published reports.

03/30/2013

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Assemblyman Vito Lopez Announces He Is In ‘Deteriorating Health’

He released a one-paragraph statement announcing his second pneumonia diagnosis in nine months. He says he’s “extremely fatigued” with limited mobility.

02/19/2013

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Assemblyman Lopez Says He’s Staying In Office Despite Harassment Claims

New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-Brooklyn) said Monday that he will be staying in the Assembly, even though he lost his committee chairmanship and seniority after a finding that he violated sexual harassment policies.

01/14/2013

Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla (L) and his lawyer (R) (credit: CBS 2)

LI Town Clerk Refuses To Resign Despite Sex Harassment, Blackmail Allegations

Mark Bonilla said he will not step down despite facing a barrage of sexual harassment allegations plus misdemeanor criminal charges. Bonilla, rather, vowed he will fight to clear his name.

09/24/2012

Mark Bonilla (Credit: http://toh.li/town-clerks-office)

Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Blackmail

Authorities said that there were four employees of the Hempstead, Long Island Town Clerk’s Office who complained about Mark Bonilla, including two women who said they were sexually harassed.

09/22/2012

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Speaker Silver Demands That Assemblyman Lopez Resign From Legislature

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has faced serious questions about his handling of a sexual harassment case, but he will still carry out the high-profile job of leading the New York delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

09/03/2012

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Powerful Brooklyn Democrat Vito Lopez Accused Of Sexual Harassment

Assemblyman and Brooklyn Democratic Leader Vito Lopez has been censured, stripped of his committee chairmanship and barred from employing young people.

08/24/2012

Jason Margolis (credit: Facebook)

Two NYPD Officers Claim Sexual Harassment; File Complaint Against Supervisor

The two female officers, who wish to remain anonymous, are from the 103rd precinct and say that Lt. Jason Margolis, should no longer be allowed to supervise them pending an investigation.

12/05/2011

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