Colby Hamilton

Public advocate: Donovan set 'precedent' for grand jury disclosure:

At a press conference, the groups pushing to unseal the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings note the Staten Island DA himself asked for information to be released.

Bio: Colby Hamilton is a freelance reporter. He formerly wrote about politics for WNYC. You can follow him on Twitter: @bcolbyhamilton

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Public advocate: Donovan set ‘precedent’ for grand jury disclosure

At a press conference, the groups pushing to unseal the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings note the Staten Island DA himself asked for information to be released.

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Bharara, Holder bring charges against Russian spy ring

The U.S. attorney and other law enforcement officials said two Russian officials recruited for Russia's spy agency in NYC.

Jan. 26, 2015

 
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Democrats look to Gentile after Cusick passes on race

The Brooklyn councilman said in a statement his background makes him "a strong contender" to replace Michael Grimm.

Jan. 26, 2015

 
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Malliotakis moves Senate districts

The Board of Elections confirmed the assemblywoman moved from Sen. Savino's district to Sen. Lanza's.

Jan. 23, 2015

 
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After Silver arrest, Bharara mocks ‘three men in a room’

U.S. attorney chastises Albany's power broker system

Jan. 23, 2015

 
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Hartunian named to A.G. advisory committee

The presence of the prosecutor in New York's northern district means the state retains one of the influential committees top two spots.

Jan. 22, 2015

 
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Bharara complaint details Silver’s use of power for self-enrichment

Speaker accused of taking millions of fees for no legal work

Jan. 22, 2015

 
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Former Senate candidate pleads guilty to fraud

The former state senate candidate resigned from the Nassau County legislature ahead of his plead in federal court.

Jan. 21, 2015

 
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District attorneys back Cuomo’s grand jury reforms

Vance, Thompson and the head of the state association voice support for changes to the grand jury process proposed by Cuomo.

Jan. 21, 2015

 
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Assembly bill would have state cover indigent legal services

Albany county executive Daniel McCoy and assemblywoman Patricia Fahy will announce new legislation on Thursday.

Jan. 21, 2015