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The Mayor Sought Money, a Donor Sought Access: Both Said ‘Yes’

The Mayor Sought Money, a Donor Sought Access: Both Said ‘Yes’

Mayor Bill de Blasio poses with the donors Jona Rechnitz, right, and Jeremy Reichberg, second from left, and Fernando Mateo, the founder of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, far left. The
Divided Jury to Keep Deliberating in Case of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Divided Jury to Keep Deliberating in Case of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Norman Seabrook, the former president of the New York City correction officers’ union, leaving the courthouse on Monday.
Mistrial Is Declared in Corruption Trial of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

Mistrial Is Declared in Corruption Trial of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief

A mistrial was declared on Thursday in the fraud case against Norman Seabrook, the former head of the New York City corrections officers’ union.
Why Are Corruption Cases Crumbling? Some Blame the Supreme Court

Why Are Corruption Cases Crumbling? Some Blame the Supreme Court

Senator Robert Menendez after his corruption trial ended in a mistrial on Thursday.
2 Donors Plead Guilty, but the Mayor Is Not Charged. Why?

2 Donors Plead Guilty, but the Mayor Is Not Charged. Why?

Mayor Bill de Blasio has defended his fund-raising practices, despite two donors pleading guilty to using campaign contributions as bribes.
Ex-Albany Insider Is Expected to Tell All, if He Can Be Believed

Ex-Albany Insider Is Expected to Tell All, if He Can Be Believed

Todd R. Howe in 2009. Mr. Howe, the government’s chief witness, is expected to take the stand in the trial of Joseph Percoco, the former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
In Retrial of Norman Seabrook, All Eyes on an Imperfect Witness

In Retrial of Norman Seabrook, All Eyes on an Imperfect Witness

Norman Seabrook, left, the former president of the city’s correction officers’ union, leaving federal court in Manhattan in June. His second trial on corruption charges started on Thursday. The first
Norman Seabrook Guilty of Bribery in Trial That Cast Shadow Over De Blasio

Norman Seabrook Guilty of Bribery in Trial That Cast Shadow Over De Blasio

This was the second trial for Norman Seabrook, who for two decades led the New York City correction officers’ union. He left the courthouse during his first trial, which ended in a mistrial, with a
The Emails That Mayor de Blasio May Not Have Wanted Anyone to See

The Emails That Mayor de Blasio May Not Have Wanted Anyone to See

Mayor Bill de Blasio was to have released all emails between himself and a disgraced donor, but new ones emerged during a federal trial this week.
Private Jet to the Super Bowl: Bribes Described in N.Y. Police Trial

Private Jet to the Super Bowl: Bribes Described in N.Y. Police Trial

James Grant, a former deputy inspector in the New York Police Department, is charged with taking bribes.
N.Y. Police Official Who Took Las Vegas Trip and Gifts Is Acquitted of Corruption Charges

N.Y. Police Official Who Took Las Vegas Trip and Gifts Is Acquitted of Corruption Charges

A jury in Federal District Court in Manhattan found James Grant, a former New York City deputy police inspector, not guilty on all charges.
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