| Mar 9, 2010
| 3:11 PM
Disgraced Senator Hiram Monserrate, who was expelled from the state Senate last month after being convicted of a misdemeanor assault on his girlfriend, announced that he wants his seat back.
The embattled Democrat launched his election campaign Tuesday...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 6:40 AM
Voting is underway for the New York State Senate seat once held by expelled Senator Hiram Monserrate. Among those vying for the position, Monserrate himself.
Carrying the load of a misdemeanor conviction for dragging his girlfriend through an apartment...
| Sep 21, 2009
| 1:31 PM
During opening arguments in the trial of New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate, prosecutors charged that his ex-girlfriend cried in the hospital and told a nurse she blamed the Queens lawmaker for cutting up her face with broken glass during a heated...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 1:29 PM
The girlfriend of New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate took the stand Wednesday in the Queens lawmaker's assault trial.
Karla Giraldo initially told authorities she was attacked by Monserrate at his Jackon Heights home in December but later retracted her...
| Oct 15, 2009
| 1:26 PM
New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate has been acquitted on a felony charge of second-degree assault for slashing his girlfriend's face during a fight at his Jackson Heights apartment.
Monserrate, 42, will be able to keep his Senate seat.
| Oct 20, 2009
| 6:19 PM
Senate Majority Conference Leader John Sampson didn't hold his feelings back Tuesday as he announced the formation of a special committee to investigate Sen. Hiram Monserrate.
"We understand the magnitude of what happened here and we understand the...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 6:13 AM
The five Democratic candidates who square off in Tuesday's primary for attorney general all promise to take a hard line on public corruption, help prevent another Wall Street meltdown and protect the rights and welfare of average New Yorkers.
| Sep 14, 2010
| 9:21 PM
Late returns from New York City in the Democratic primary for New York attorney general show state Sen. Eric Schneiderman moving ahead of Nassau County prosecutor Kathleen Rice in a race where she was ahead early.
With 83 percent of precincts reporting,...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:10 AM
State Sen. Eric Schneiderman, who won the Democratic nomination for New York attorney general, will face Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan in a general election, pitting a self-described progressive lawmaker against a tough-talking prosecutor in...