Opening Statements To Begin In Retrial Of Dean Skelos & SonA new trial was ordered by a federal appeals court in Manhattan after the U.S. Supreme Court narrowed the law regarding public corruption.
Federal Appeals Court Overturns Corruption Convictions Of Dean Skelos, SonA federal appeals court has overturned the 2015 corruption convictions of Dean Skelos, the former majority leader of the New York State Senate, and his son.
Dean Skelos' Nephew Accused Of Grabbing, Throwing Reporter's CellphoneA Skelos family member was arrested and charged after allegedly grabbing and throwing a reporter’s phone on Thursday.
Ex-NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos Gets 5 Years In Prison, Son Adam 6 1/2 In Corruption CaseFormer New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, whose sentence was significantly lower than prosecutors had asked for, was also fined $500,000.
Prosecutors Seek 12-15 Years In Prison For Ex-Senate Leader Dean SkelosProsecutors said Republican ex-senator Dean Skelos and his son, Adam Skelos, should each face prison terms approaching or within federal sentencing guidelines, about 10 to 12 years for the son.
Convicted Ex-NY State Senate Leader Dean Skelos Seeks New TrialEx-New York state Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son are seeking a new trial six weeks after they were convicted of federal corruption charges.
In Wake Of Convictions, NY Pols Consider Full-Time Legislative JobsThe New York City Council is considering whether to turn some legislative positions into full-time jobs, without outside compensation.
Jury Finds Ex-NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Guilty In Federal Corruption TrialSkelos and his son, Adam, were found guilty Friday of eight counts of bribery, extortion and conspiracy.
Deliberations Begin At Corruption Trial Of Ex-NY Senate Leader Dean SkelosThe federal corruption trial of former state Senate leader Dean Skelos is now in the final phase.
Lawyer In Closing Arguments: Ex-NY Senate Leader Skelos Never Sold OfficeIn closing arguments on Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan, attorney G. Robert Gage denied the Long Island Republican extorted three businesses to get $300,000 in fees and benefits for Adam Skelos.
Real Estate Exec Claims Sen. Skelos Badgered Him To Help His SonA real estate company executive testified Thursday that he felt badgered and uncomfortable when he got what he believed to be inappropriate requests from a temperamental former New York Senate leader to help his son.