BUFFALO (TNS) — A former New York State Supreme Court justice is about to join his one-time political patron in a jail cell.

Former justice John A. Michalek, 71, was sentenced week to a total of 16 months in jail and a $5,000 fine for admitting that he took bribes from long-time Erie County political power broker and Democratic Committee Chairman Steven Pigeon.

Trending Food Videos

Local & Social