From WTEN: Former State Senator Joe Bruno Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison

September 27, 2013 Updated May 6, 2010 at 6:00 PM EDT

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From WTEN: Former State Senator Joe Bruno Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison

September 27, 2013 Updated May 6, 2010 at 6:00 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. -- ( WTEN ) Joe Bruno has been sentenced to 2 years in prison, nearly 5 months to the day he was convicted on 2 charges of corruption.

The case against Bruno played out for nearly a year and cost millions of dollars.

On January 23, 2009, a federal grand jury indicted the former State Senator on 8 charges, including theft of honest services. It wasn't until November 2 and 3 that jury selection began, followed by opening statements. On November 24, the jury started deliberations.

They delivered a verdict on December 7, after seven full days of deliberating.

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