19, Dec 2014 - New York Fashion Week booted from Lincoln Center in court spat over public access to park land
C'est la vie, fashionistas.
19, Dec 2014 - Judge raises questions in case against Barclays over dark pool
The judge overseeing New York state's lawsuit accusing Barclays of fraud in its alternative trading system on Thursday raised questions about the case, putting the attorney general's counsel on the defensive. ...
19, Dec 2014 - Onondaga, NY N.Y. state court rejects hate crime conviction in transgender murder
By Daniel Wiessner ALBANY, N.Y. (Reuters) - New York's top court said prosecutors seeking to convict the killer of a transgender woman can press for a new trial after losing on Monday their appeal to reinstate his conviction and 25-year sentence for what they said was a hate crime. Dwight DeLee, who was accused of shooting and killing Lateisha Green in Syracuse in 2008 while shouting homophobic ...
19, Dec 2014 - New York Fashion Week Booted out of Lincoln Center
New York Fashion Week booted from Lincoln Center in court spat over public access to park land
19, Dec 2014 - Gun Rights Advocates Spar With State At Appeals Court
NEW YORK â€” Gun rights advocates wrangled with the state in federal appeals court Tuesday over Connecticut's recently enacted bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, both of which were among the firearms regulations passed last year in response to the Newtown...
19, Dec 2014 - Empire State Buildingâ€™s Managers Face New Investor Suit
The Empire State Buildingâ€™s managers were accused in a new lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan of defrauding investors when the New York skyscraper was taken public.
19, Dec 2014 - Bronx, NY NYC jail guard charged in connection with inmate's death
By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - A guard at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex was indicted on Monday for failing to keep watch the night a mentally ill, homeless Marine Corps veteran died in a cell with heat topping 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) Carol Lackner, 35, was indicted in state court in Bronx, New York, on charges she failed to tour and inspect the inmates ...
18, Dec 2014 - Utica man charged with felony drug and weapon possessions
The New York State Police Special Investigations Unit in Utica and the Oneida County Drug Task Force joined forces today to execute search warrants at 63 Prospect St., Utica, state police said.
17, Dec 2014 - School Discipline to Girls Differs Between and Within Races
Â© Kevin Liles for The New York Times Mikia Hutchings, 12, whose misbehavior at school led to a juvenile criminal case, and her lawyer, Michael J. Tafelski, waiting for a meeting held last month by a Georgia state committee studying school discipline.
17, Dec 2014 - Buffalo, NY Judge dismisses suit by Canadian members of Peace Bridge Authority
A State Supreme Court judge Friday dismissed litigation against a Buffalo legal firm that epitomized the bitter split between Canadian and New York members of the Peace Bridge Authority, essentially telling the deadlocked board to work out its own problems.
17, Dec 2014 - Times Reporter Due in Court to See If Heâ€™ll Answer Leak Queries
New York Times Reporter James Risen disclosed classified information about a bungled Central Intelligence Agency program to give Iran false data on how to build a nuclear weapon in his 2006 book, â€śState of War.â€ť
17, Dec 2014 - No. 23 Syracuse falls 73-59 to Cal in 2K Classic
NEW YORK â€” The place was packed with orange, just like during all those years in the Big East. Syracuse's fans provided a home-court advantage, but the players couldn't take advantage of it. "They showed up tonight and we didn't," Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said. Jordan Mathews scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half, and California routed the No. 23 Orange 73-59 on Thursday night to reach ...
17, Dec 2014 - NEW YORK, NY New York Times reporter's testimony sought in leak trial
New York Times reporter James RIsen will be subpoenaed to answer questions ahead of an upcoming trial of a former CIA officer accused of leaking classified information, though a Tuesday hearing indicated there is much confusion about what the journalist may be asked to reveal.
17, Dec 2014 - Buffalo, NY Marshall re-elected to State Supreme Court seat, despite lacking cross-endorsement
Voters in the eight Western New York counties made a decision Tuesday that Republican and Democratic party leaders declined to make six weeks ago when they endorsed judicial candidates for State Supreme Court.
17, Dec 2014 - Man accused of sexually abusing two teens
Police say a 36-year-old man is accused of inappropriately touching two 15-year-old boys during a Boy Scout camping trip to Cranberry Lake in August. New York State Police in Wappinger Falls arrested Michael Kelsey of Pleasant Valley on Monday. Kelsey was turned over to Troop B and arraigned in the Town of Pierrepont Court. He pled not guilty at his arraignment and released after posting $2,500 ...
16, Dec 2014 - Ridgeley murder suspect back in court
KEYSER - The New York man accused of murdering New Jersey resident Ryan Henry three years ago in Ridgeley was in court again last week for a status hearing.
16, Dec 2014 - Pittsfield man, 3 others allegedly caught in NY with gun, crack in stolen car
PITTSFIELD - A city man and three New York City teens are being held without bail after police in New Lebanon, N.Y., allegedly found a loaded gun and crack cocaine in the stolen car they were driving.
16, Dec 2014 - Judge Robert S. Smith of the New York Court of Appeals to Join Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman
NEW YORK -- The Honorable Robert S. Smith, who will retire as an Associate Judge of the New York State Court of Appeals on December 31, 2014, will join the law firm of Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman ...
16, Dec 2014 - General Motorsâ€™ Attempt to Keep Large Ignition Switch Lawsuit Out Of Court Fails, Parker Waichman
The lawsuit, brought by a California District Attorney, has been remanded by a New York federal judge back to state court. (PRWeb December 06, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/12/prweb12376689.htm
16, Dec 2014 - Riverhead, NY Utah man pleads guilty in NY horseman's slaying
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) - A Utah man accused of killing a suburban New York equestrian and wounding his partner has pleaded guilty to murder and other charges. Prosecutors on eastern Long Island say Brett Knight pleaded guilty Wednesday in Suffolk County court in Riverhead. State Supreme Court ...
15, Dec 2014 - Major League Baseball must share documents in Orioles-Nationals TV dispute
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major League Baseball must produce documents relating to a dispute over television rights fees involving the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals before the matter goes to trial next year, a judge ruled on Monday. The regional baseball rivals have been at odds over the amount the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, also known as MASN, should pay the Nationals to broadcast ...
15, Dec 2014 - Court eyes use of hypnosis in '79 missing-boy case
NEW YORK (AP) â€” As one of the nation's most infamous missing-child cases heads toward trial, a court is looking at a tool used long ago in the decades-old investigation: hypnosis.
15, Dec 2014 - Judge wants to overhaul NYâ€™s bail system
NEW YORK (PIX11) â€“ The scales of justice are meant to be balanced. But when it comes to the bail system in New York State, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman thatâ€™s far from the case. â€śI believe it can be summed up in two words: unsafe, unfair,â€ť said Lippman. Right now, judges are not allowed to [â€¦]
15, Dec 2014 - Goldman Ex-Programmer Set for April Code-Theft Trial
Sergey Aleynikov, a former programmer at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) whose federal conviction for stealing the bankâ€™s high-speed trading code was thrown out on appeal, will go on trial in April on related charges in New York state court, his lawyer said.
15, Dec 2014 - New York State Court Rejects Latest Attempt by Forwardâ€™s Entrenched Board to Deny Shareholders a
Terence Bernard Wise, the largest shareholder and member of the board of directors of Forward Industries, Inc. , a designer and distributor of custom carry and protective solutions, issued a statement today highlighting the recent denial of an application for a preliminary injunction filed against him in a New York State court as further support for his campaign for a fair and free election at ...
15, Dec 2014 - Trucker facing lawsuits in fatal NY Thruway crash
Two lawsuits have been filed in federal court in Albany against a 65-year-old Canadian truck driver whose rig slammed into a state police cruiser and killed a 35-year-old trooper on the New York State Thruway.
12, Oct 2014 - Buffalo, NY 4 lawyers vie for state Senate seat in Buffalo
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's most contested legislative race is in Buffalo, where voters will choose among four lawyers in the 60th Senate District that includes part of the city and suburbs north and south. Republican, Democratic and Conservative Party candidates are on the ballot, plus the ...
12, Oct 2014 - Albany, NY New York court to weigh legal rights of chimps
By Daniel Wiessner ALBANY N.Y. (Reuters) - A New York appeals court will consider this week whether chimpanzees are entitled to "legal personhood" in what experts say is the first case of its kind. For Steven Wise, the lawyer behind the case involving a chimp named Tommy, it is the culmination of three decades of seeking to extend rights historically reserved for humans to other intelligent ...
12, Oct 2014 - Buffalo, NY Charter School Parents Sue State Over Funding
A group of charter school parents are taking New York State to court over the way the schools are funded as compared to public schools. Time Warner Cable News reporter Katie Morse has the story.