There's a good chance this week will go down in New York City political history textbooks. And not for the best reasons.
If you've watched the news (or Twitter) over the past three days, you've come across the Dan Holleran/Malcolm Smith story that involved bribing and mayoral rigging. Then, of cour ... More >>
Many of the readers who commented on last week's story about Michael Premo, the Occupy Wall Street protester who beat his criminal charges last week thanks to video evidence, wanted to know: Would the police officer whose testimony was contradicted by the video face any consequences? Would he be cha ... More >>
Yesterday, the Voice reported on pending legislation in Albany that would ban anonymous online speech. We took the time to catch up with New York State Sen. Thomas F. O'Mara and Assemblyman Dean Murray, who sponsored the bill, to see what they had to say. Quickly put, their basic idea is that the pr ... More >>
Governor Andrew Cuomo used the annual dinner for a non-profit group aimed at increasing the role of Hispanics in the public policy making process to announce that Democratic Bronx Assemblyman Peter Rivera is his pick to replace Colleen Gardner (a David Patterson holdover) as the commissioner of t ... More >>
It sure is disappointing when the people we trust to keep us safe from the dregs of society turn out to be the dregs of society.Enter New York City police officer/convicted crooked cop Michael Carsey, 31, who was convicted this afternoon of lying under oath in order to get a search warrant for th ... More >>
So let's add up the score: After eight years of investigation and a total of around $120 million of taxpayer money blown - and that was the price tag in December before the start of the trial - the federal government has now scored its first and probably only victory in their war against perf ... More >>
Who says there are no new angles to the Barry Bonds perjury trial? Kimberly Bell, who is said to have "dated Bonds" - I love that term; it always conjures up a couple at a malt shop or at a high school football game - "until an ugly breakup in 2003," testified that Bonds threatened to cut of ... More >>
Ophadel Williams, the man driving during the Bronx crash that killed 15 people, used aliases and made "false statements" to get a license, the Daily News is reporting. The Department of Motor Vehicles has since suspended Williams's driving privileges, but even before the tragedy, he shouldn't ... More >>
Bronx Assemblyman Peter RiveraAnother politically-connected Bronx figure was charged with corruption today, and the case of not-for-profit big David Griffiths could serve as Exhibit One under the heading "Reporters Gets Action."
Griffiths, 65, surrendered this morning to federal authorities a ... More >>
Ralph Esmerian, a Manhattan jeweler who once loaned gems to Hollywood's rich and famous -- including Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Lopez, and Melania Trump -- was arrested on fraud charges today at his girlfriend's Tudor City apartment.
Following in the not-so-great tradition of Barry Bonds, former Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens has been indicted by federal authorities on six charges, including perjury and making false statements to Congress, about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
This is not the real officer, probably not even on Halloween.Married Deputy Inspector Valentim Neves did it all for the nookie, then lied under oath about his affair with his subordinate, married Officer Mareli Hnatko, according to the Daily News. But, as the saying goes, "Hell hath no wrath ... More >>
Remember Troopergate, the squabble between these two has-beens? Neither does anyone else.The New York Post's Fred Dicker is Albany's most powerful reporter. He's broken so many stories he ought to know when to let one go.
Instead, he wrote a rant yesterday that proves why even the best repor ... More >>
Well, now we're finally getting somewhere with the patriotic movement to remove traitor Barry Soetoro from the White House! Mother Jones reports a cowboy named Walter Fitzpatrick III, aka The JAG Hunter, has filed a complaint in Monroe County, Tennessee and will address a grand jury hearing t ... More >>