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State Senator Shirley Huntley pleads not guilty to conspiracy and tampering charges
State Senator Shirley Huntley pleads not guilty to conspiracy and tampering charges
News Terence M. Cullen 8/27/2012 at 4:17PM

State Senator Shirley Huntley pleaded not guilty to three charges relating to a Long Island nonprofit after turning herself in this morning. The southeast Queens politician helped cover up nearly $30,000 in public funds steered from Parent Workshop, Inc. to the senator’s aide, Patricia Savage, and to the senator’s niece, Lynn Smith, according to the indictment. The [...]

Former hospital exec Robert Aquino pleads guilty to bribery
News Melissa Chan 1/04/2012 at 2:21PM

A current of corruption and conspiracy came crashing down after former Queens hospital executive Robert Aquino pleaded guilty to bribing former State Senator Carl Kruger. According to the FBI, Aquino — the former CEO of the now defunct Parkway Hospital — confessed on Tuesday, January 3 to one count of conspiracy to commit bribery. According [...]