| Jan 12, 2010
| 9:39 AM
Legislative officials say a special New York Senate committee is recommending either censuring or expelling Sen. Hiram Monserrate following his misdemeanor assault conviction last year.
The officials are familiar with the report and spoke on condition of...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 4:19 AM
Gov. David Paterson scored a victory Monday when the state Legislature failed to override his veto of an ethics bill he complained was too weak.
The Democrat-led Legislature hoped to pass the changes in 2010 - an election year - now that the Senate has a...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 8:44 PM
The New York Senate voted Tuesday night to expel a senator convicted of a misdemeanor charge of assaulting his girlfriend, a resolution the lawmaker assailed as an injustice to the people who elected him.
The Senate voted 53-8 to oust Sen. Hiram...
| 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...