Topic: Bronx County
Senator arrested: Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith tried to pay off some of New York City's Republican party bosses to get himself on the ballot as a Republican candidate, federal authorities said.
A new Census report shows child poverty up since 2007. With many benefits for the poor – such as the Earned Income Tax Credit – expiring at the end of the year, things could get worse.
11/29/2011 07:00 pm