FBI arrests NY state senator, NYC councilman

NEW YORK (AP) - The FBI says it has arrested New York state Sen. Malcolm Smith and a New York City councilman as part of a public corruption probe.

The agency says Smith and City Councilman Dan Halloran were arrested without incident at 6 a.m. Tuesday at their homes.

The FBI declined to provide other details.

Representatives for the politicians did not immediately respond to comment requests.

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