Long Island politician’s corruption retrial set for Oct. 9

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — The federal corruption retrial of a former top Long Island official and his wife will begin Oct. 9.

U.S. District Judge Joan Azrack set the date Thursday for former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and his wife, Linda.

Their first trial ended in a mistrial in May. A jury in Central Islip (EYE’-slihp) failed to reach a verdict after nine days of deliberations.

Prosecutors say they’ll retrial the Manganos on all charges.

An indictment alleges that the...

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