State Sen. Carl Kruger

Parkway Hospital - Queens, NY (file / credit: Facebook)

Hospital Chief, Lobbyist Taken Down In Carl Kruger Scandal

Robert Aquino, the former chief executive of Parkway Hospital in Queens, admitted to taking part in a bribery scheme that involved former State Senator Carl Kruger.

01/04/2012

State Sen. Carl Kruger of Brooklyn, center, enters FBI headquarters to surrender to federal authorities with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, Thursday, March 10, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Brooklyn State Sen. Carl Kruger Resigns From Office, Pleads Guilty

Kruger pleaded guilty to two counts of conspiracy to commit honest services fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit bribery.

12/20/2011

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Texting While Walking: Much Needed Life Skill Or Just Inviting Danger?

We all seem to do it at one time or another. We walk down a busy street and furiously send text messages while not watching where we are going. Should there be a law that helps curb this possibly unsafe habit?

07/19/2011

State Sen. Carl Kruger of Brooklyn, center, enters FBI headquarters to surrender to federal authorities with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, Thursday, March 10, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Brooklyn State Sen. Carl Kruger Surrenders To FBI

Investigators said State Sen. Carl Kruger helped businesses overcome bureaucratic hurdles in exchange for help with raising campaign money from the private sector.

03/10/2011

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NY Jewish Leaders Criticize Kosher Inspector Cuts

The division’s eight inspectors and an assistant were laid-off Jan. 1. The cuts were implemented under former Gov. David Paterson. Only the division’s director is still employed.

01/03/2011