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Jan 22, 2015
Timeline: A History of Political Corruption in Albany

Timeline: A History of Political Corruption in Albany

The arrest of State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is the latest mark in a decades-long string of corruption and misconduct allegations against lawmakers at the State Capitol in Albany. Read More

Apr 21, 2015
Senators Stand by Skelos Amid Federal Probe

Senators Stand by Skelos Amid Federal Probe

Republican lawmakers in New York are backing Senate Leader Dean Skelos amid a federal investigation into whether he influenced Nassau County's decision to award a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son. Read More

May 4, 2015
NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

New York State Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son were arrested Monday on federal corruption charges, about three months after NBC 4 New York first reported on the investigation into state government’s most powerful Republican. Read More

May 1, 2015
NY Senate Leader Could Be Charged This Week: Sources

NY Senate Leader Could Be Charged This Week: Sources

New York State Senate leader Dean G. Skelos and his son could be charged as soon as Monday in connection with a federal corruption investigation, sources familiar with the case tell NBC 4 New York. Read More

May 4, 2015
NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

New York State Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son were arrested Monday on federal corruption charges, about three months after NBC 4 New York first reported on the investigation into state government’s most powerful Republican. Read More

May 1, 2015
NY Senate Leader Could Be Charged This Week: Sources

NY Senate Leader Could Be Charged This Week: Sources

New York State Senate leader Dean G. Skelos and his son could be charged as soon as Monday in connection with a federal corruption investigation, sources familiar with the case tell NBC 4 New York. Read More

Feb 5, 2015
Former State Sen. Malcolm Smith Found Guilty in Bribe Scheme

Former State Sen. Malcolm Smith Found Guilty in Bribe Scheme

Former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith has been found guilty of scheming to bribe Republican party leaders so he could run on the GOP line in a New York City mayoral race, making him the latest ex-Albany leader to be convicted... Read More

Feb 19, 2015
Sheldon Silver Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

Sheldon Silver Indicted on Federal Corruption Charges

Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was indicted Thursday on federal corruption charges after he was accused of using his position in the state legislature to collect millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks. Read More

Mar 4, 2015
Ex-NYC Councilman Sentenced in Mayoral Ballot Bribery

Ex-NYC Councilman Sentenced in Mayoral Ballot Bribery

A former New York City councilman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his part in a scheme to help a Democratic state senator run for mayor as a Republican. Read More

Feb 5, 2015
Former State Sen. Malcolm Smith Found Guilty in Bribe Scheme

Former State Sen. Malcolm Smith Found Guilty in Bribe Scheme

Former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith has been found guilty of scheming to bribe Republican party leaders so he could run on the GOP line in a New York City mayoral race, making him the latest ex-Albany leader to be convicted... Read More

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