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Comptroller Rejects Plan To Buy $12.5M Helicopter For Gov. Andrew Cuomo

ALBANY – The state comptroller has rejected a non-bid contract by the state police to buy a $12.5 million helicopter that could also be used to ferry Gov. Cuomo, it was reported Tuesday. Read more

Joe Percoco Negotiating Possible Plea Deal In Bribery Case

A former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo is negotiating a possible plea deal in his bribery and extortion case. Read more

Andrew Cuomo Shames De Blasio Over NYPD Helicopter Use

Gov. Cuomo tried to clip Mayor de Blasio’s wings as controversy mounted Tuesday over Hizzoner’s use of the NYPD helicopter fleet. Read more

SUNY Leader, Adviser To NY Gov. Cuomo, Resigns After Charges

The leader of a New York state research institute has resigned after being charged in a bribery and bid-rigging case that has shaken the administration of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Read more

New York Governor Says No Indication Blast Linked To International Terrorism, 1,000 Additional Law Enforcement Officers Deployed

New York – Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that an explosion that rocked a crowded Manhattan neighborhood, injuring 29 people, doesn’t appear to be linked to international terrorism, and he vowed that authorities would find and prosecute whoever was responsible. Read more

NYPD: Arrest Made In Killing Of Carey Gabay, Aide To Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Brooklyn — An arrest has been made in the death of Carey Gabay, an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot during last year’s J’ouvert Festival in Crown Heights, according to Brooklyn district attorney’s office. Read more

FBI Raids Two Cuomo Cronies Amid Corruption Probe

The FBI raided the homes of two men close to Gov. Cuomo as part of the widening federal probe into Albany corruption. Read more

De Blasio And Andrew Cuomo Being Scrutinized By Bharara In Ever-Widening Corruption Probe

New York – The list of those under the microscope for possible corruption continues to grow as U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara vowed that his office is conducting full scale investigations at all levels of city and state government. Read more

Sicilian Mafia Planned To kill Mario Cuomo During Italy Trip As New York Governor

Mario Cuomo, the former governor of New York, was targeted for assassination by the Sicilian mafia during a trip to Italy in 1992, according to an imprisoned Cosa Nostra hitman. Read more

NY – Governor’s Aide Shot Over Labor Day Weekend Dies

The governor’s aide who was shot in the head at the predawn J’Ouvert celebration before the West Indian American Day Parade died on Wednesday night. Read more