Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

Covering courts and the legal community in western New York.

Bikers’ trial underway

The murder trial of four members of the notorious Kingsmen Motorcycle Club (KMC) started Wednesday in Buffalo. Defendants David Pirk, Andre Jenkins, Timothy Enix and Sean McIndoo are all charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of Paul ...

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Lawsuit over state gun laws dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of New York state’s gun-control laws. The defendants included Gov. Andrew Cuomo; Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman; State Police Superintendent Joseph A. D’Amico; Niagara County Court Judge Matthew J. Murphy ...

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Stickley sues Target for trademark infringement

Stickley, the iconic American craftsman-style furniture maker based in a Syracuse suburb, has filed a federal trademark infringement suit against Target Corp. for selling counterfeit versions of Stickley furniture. In addition to trademark infringement, the complaint filed in U.S. District ...

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