Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro Avoids Jail Time For Government CooperationThe judge focused on Castro’s four years as a government cooperator in which he wore a wire and brought down other crooked politicians.
Former N.Y. Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Gets 3 Years In PrisonFormer New York State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday, four months after being convicted of accepting $22,000 in bribes from businessmen in 2012 and 2013.
Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Convicted On All Counts In Corruption TrialStevenson faces up to 55 years in prison when he's sentenced.
Witness: Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Wanted To Cash In On Senior CenterThe key witness in the bribery trial of a Bronx assemblyman told jurors Wednesday about the show-me-the-money culture that was thriving in Albany.
Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Arrives Late On First Day Of Bribery TrialA Bronx state assemblyman showed up late for the start of his bribery trial Tuesday and then shook his head repeatedly as a prosecutor described him as a politician who sold his office for thousands of dollars in cash from four businessmen.
State Sen. John Sampson Charged With Embezzlement, Lying To FBIState Sen. John Sampson has been indicted on two counts embezzlement, five counts of obstruction of justice and two counts of making false statements to the FBI, prosecutors announced Monday.
Not Guilty Plea Entered By Bronx Assemblyman Who Helped Bring Down Bribery Scandal Both state and federal prosecutors were using Nelson Castro as a mole in Albany. He wore a wire and helped snare Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson. Stevenson's been charged in a bribe-for-legislation scandal.
Sources: NYS Legislature To Change Ethics Rules Following Back-To-Back ScandalsThe embarrassing corruption scandals that took down a state senator and two assemblymen may finally lead to ethics changes. Sources told CBS 2 on Monday the Legislature is expected to make it easier for local lawmen to root out public corruption.
N.Y. State Assemblyman Eric Stevenson Arrested On Bribery Charges"Watch your backs." That is the warning from federal prosecutors to crooked New York politicians, after another one was arrested.
Funeral To Be Held For 4-Year-Old Bronx Boy Killed During Charity Basketball GameLloyd Morgan was shot in the head and killed last week when a gun battle broke out at the Forest Houses, police said.
Sources: Officer Who Shot Ramarley Graham To Be Charged WednesdayOfficer Richard Haste, 30, is expected to surrender on Wednesday morning on a first-degree manslaughter charge. Sources told CBS 2, Haste will be suspended from the NYPD once he turns himself in and is placed under arrest.
NY Lawmaker Wants Psychological Evaluations For NYPD Officers"We're tired of hearing case after case of police brutality and savage-like beatings and killings of our teenagers. So policy now has to be changed," said Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson.