Colby Hamilton

Bronx ex-assemblyman Castro gets two years probation:

The former wire-wearing state legislator pleaded guilty to perjury charges last year

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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Bronx ex-assemblyman Castro gets two years probation

The former wire-wearing state legislator pleaded guilty to perjury charges last year

Sep. 11, 2014

 
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Former Democratic consultant guilty of corruption

Former Sampson political aide Melvin Lowe was convicted of helptin gto defraude Senate Democrats of $100,000.

Sep. 10, 2014

 
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Klein claims validation of I.D.C. experiment

With help, conference leader undercut challengers' support

Sep. 10, 2014

 
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Pantaleo lawyer requests Garner’s autopsy

Donovan's office declines comment on whether it intends to release report

Sep. 8, 2014

 
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A.G. asks Supreme Court to recognize same-sex marriage

The New York AG and fourteen other state AGs filed briefs in appeals to ban overturns in UT, OK, and VA.

Sep. 8, 2014

 
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The libertarian-streaked primary of Zephyr Teachout

Praise for tea party and Occupy from Democratic challenger

Sep. 7, 2014

 
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Brooklyn’s new hate crimes unit already ‘busy’

The newly created five-person unit will work closely with police to identify hate crimes in the borough.

Sep. 5, 2014

 
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Grimm associate pleads guilty, denies ‘complicity’

Diana Durand's lawyer stated that his client's straw donor guilty plea was not part of a plan to testify against Grimm.

Sep. 3, 2014

 
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Rival Satmar sects agree on Cuomo-Hochul

Thousands of bloc votes from the Brooklyn Jewish groups will play a key role in the closely watched lieutenant governor's race.

Sep. 3, 2014

 
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Judge denies Grimm request for ‘cooling-off’ delay

Federal judge Pamela Chen denied a request by Grimm's lawyers for a one-month "cooling-off" period.

Sep. 2, 2014