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Assemblyman Vito Lopez, speaking on a bill on the floor of the Assembly. Photo: New York Assembly
Assemblyman Vito Lopez, speaking on a bill on the floor of the Assembly. Photo: New York Assembly

Lopez should quit or be expelled, says Cuomo

Governor Cuomo is calling on Assemblyman Vito Lopez, the subject of a scathing ethics commission report on sexual harassment, to resign from office or be expelled.  Go to full article

NY DA: Lopez conduct "alarming" but not a crime

A New York prosecutor says he's found no crime after investigating sexual harassment allegations by female staff members of Assemblyman Vito Lopez, a Brooklyn Democrat.

But Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan said what he found was "alarming," and he admonished higher-level state officials who he said allowed Lopez's behavior through secret settlements and confidentiality.

Meanwhile, the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics found Lopez's actions violated the public trust.  Go to full article
Vito Lopez, speaking on a bill in New York's Assembly. Photo: <a href="http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Vito-J-Lopez/">New York State Assembly</a>
Vito Lopez, speaking on a bill in New York's Assembly. Photo: New York State Assembly

Will the ethics report on the Lopez scandal be released this month?

The state ethics commission report on the Assemblyman Vito Lopez sexual harassment scandal might finally be made public later this month.  Go to full article
Her superiors did know that he was engaging in conduct that is clearly sexual harassment, and Detective Cote has not been disciplined.

Attorney for Sheriff's deputy describes alleged harassment on the job in $50 million suit

A female Sheriff's deputy has filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Jefferson County department, over racy photos she says were taken of her as part of an online pedophile investigation. The lawsuit is about to proceed to the next phase, and the deputy and her lawyer are calling for an independent investigation. Joanna Richards has more.  Go to full article

Lake Placid Olympic Scandal Goes To Court

Sexual harassment accusations have shattered America's skeleton team, which captured two gold medals at the last Winter Olympics. Lake Placid coach Tim Nardiello has denied the charges, bur remains on administrative leave. Now the case is going to court in Essex County, with a court hearing scheduled for Monday. Brian Mann has details.  Go to full article

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