01, Aug 2014 - New York, NY Phillips & Associates Wins $50,000 Retaliation Lawsuit for Terminated Bronx Woman Who Claimed Sexua
NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New York plaintiff's law firm Phillips & Associates Attorneys at Law, PLLC, recently obtained a favorable $50,000 jury verdict on behalf of a Bronx employee, Ingrit Echevarria, who claimed she was subject to sexual harassment at work and eventually fired for complaining. The Defendants were Insight Medical, P.C., Al Okhravi, and Dr. Steve Okhravi ...
30, Jul 2014 - Albany, NY ‚ÄėD.A. Shopping‚Äô Bill Would Steer Rikers Criminal Cases Away from the Bronx
New York lawmakers want to take away the Bronx district attorney's jurisdiction over criminal cases arising out of the Rikers Island jail complex and turn them over to Queens prosecutors instead.
28, Jul 2014 - Bronx, NY Bronx tax preparer sentenced to prison for fake tax returns
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) ‚ÄĒ New York authorities say a Bronx-based tax preparer has been sentenced to prison for filing fake tax returns. Joseph Barrios Jr., of Mahwah, New Jersey, operated JB Tax Inc. in the Bronx. Tax officials say Justice Martin Marcus has sentenced the 50-year-old Barrios to 15 months to four years in prison [‚Ä¶]
28, Jul 2014 - Bronx, NY The World's Largest Floating Prison Is In NYC
Docked off the Bronx in Long Island Sound, the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center prison barge is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest operational prison ship in the world. Yet many New Yorkers might be surprised to find out it exists. Read more...
04, Apr 2014 - Federal Appeals Court Bars NYC Churches from Meeting in Public Schools
NEW YORK ‚Äď A federal appeals court overturned a lower court ruling on Thursday that allowed New York City churches to meet in public school buildings. As previously reported, the case of Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York has been circling through the court system for the past 17 [‚Ä¶]
03, Apr 2014 - Bronx, NY Violent ‚ÄúLuchie‚ÄĚ NY Drug Trafficker GUilty of Murder-for-Hire
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ROGER KEY, a/k/a ‚ÄúLuchie,‚ÄĚ a violent and large-scale drug trafficker who operated in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York, was found guilty yesterday in Manhattan federal court of two murder-for-hire conspiracies, attempted murder, and narcotics and firearms offenses.