Sheldon Silver

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Due To Charges, Ex-Speaker Silver Declines To Report Outside Income

Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has declined to report his outside income on a state disclosure form, citing federal charges that he collected nearly $4 million in kickbacks.

13 hours ago

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Trial Date Set For Indicted Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver

A November trial date was set Tuesday for the corruption case against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who after pleading not guilty insisted that he will vindicated.

04/28/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

More Criminal Charges For Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver

More criminal charges were issued Thursday against former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

04/23/2015

Ronda Rousey celebrates her victory over Cat Zingano in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

UFC President On Bringing Professional MMA To New York: It’s Looking A Lot Better Now

A big UFC match in Newark this weekend is sparking excitement and new questions about New York’s ban on mixed martial arts.

04/17/2015

FILE -- Former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Sources: N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Son Investigated After Allegations Of Corruption

“I have and will continue to cooperate with any inquiry,” Skelos said in a statement Thursday.

04/16/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Sen. Dean Skelos. (FILE; Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Sources To CBS2: Feds Probing N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos

The FBI and federal prosecutors have begun investigating New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and his son, sources told CBS2.

04/15/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested On Corruption Charges

Ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s Son-In-Law Charged In $7M Ponzi Scheme

A son-in-law of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was charged with defrauding investors out of $7 million in a Ponzi scheme, according to a federal complaint.

04/14/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Judge: Bharara Went Too Far In Slamming Silver, But Indictment Won’t Be Dropped

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara went too far in criticizing former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver upon his arrest, but not so far that the indictment against him must be tossed out, a judge said Friday.

04/10/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Ex-Speaker Silver Goes Before Judge, Asks To Have Criminal Charges Tossed

Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver asked a judge on Thursday to toss out criminal charges against him, saying a federal prosecutor stretched the law too far to try to make a case.

04/02/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Concerned About Corruption

Voters diapproved, 54 percent to 35 percent, of the way Cuomo is handling ethics in government, the poll found.

03/19/2015

Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bharara Defends Remarks, Handling Of Sheldon Silver Criminal Case

From his use of Twitter to a so-called “perp walk” that consisted of a car ride, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Thursday defended his handling of the arrest of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

03/05/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Cuomo: Senior Staff Has Not Been Contacted By Feds Investigating Corruption

New 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.

02/25/2015

New York state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (Credit: CBS2)

Heastie Cites Minimum Wage, NYC Rent Rules Among Top Priorities As Assembly Speaker

Carl Heastie (D-Bronx), the new speaker of the New York State Assembly, said Thursday that raising the minimum wage and expanding higher education access are among his priorities as he settles into his position.

02/19/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Former NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Indicted On 3 Charges

The charges are honest services mail fraud, honest services wire fraud and extortion under the color of his official duties.

02/19/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on Jan. 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Ethics Commission Demands Information About Ex-Speaker Silver’s Outside Income

A state ethics commission has sent a notice of delinquency to former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, seeking information about his outside income.

02/18/2015

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