Murderer Gets the Max in Girlfriend Slay

By RYAN SIT and STEPHANIE BERZON An abusive boyfriend was given 25 years to life in prison on Tuesday for viciously stabbing his girlfriend to death. Raul Barrera, 34, pleaded…

Clarke Wins Against Token GOP Opposition

By NAKIA COPELAND Yvette Clarke won a fourth term in Congress, winning out against a little-known Republican challenger, Daniel Cavanagh. Clarke spent close to $700,000 on a race in which her…

Stavisky keeps Senate seat from Flushing

By JERMECIA EDWARDS State Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky, a Flushing Democrat, defeated a challenge Tuesday from Republican attorney Kim, a popular figure in the local Korean community. With two-thirds of…

Addabbo beats Ulrich in Queens Senate race

By PEDRO M. BERMEJO Democratic incumbent Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. won a convincing victory over Republican challenger Erich Ulrich in a Queens race that featured much  debate over legalizing same-sex…

Golden wins in Bay Ridge race

By MELANIE GOLDBERG Ten-year Republican incumbent Martin Golden was re-elected Tuesday to his State Senate seat in southern Brooklyn, defeating  Democratic opponent Andrew Gounardes. With all  precincts reporting, Golden had…

Latino Vote Boosts Obama

By Gilberte Saint-Prieux Latinos were expected Tuesday to play a big role in the 2012 presidential election as over million in this voting bloc decided to let their voices be…

Cymbrowitz wins 7th term in southern Brooklyn

By MELANIE GOLDBERG Twelve-year Democratic incumbent Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz defeated two challengers  who divided the opposition vote in a storm-struck district in southern Brooklyn. With all the precincts reporting by…