Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown. What was behind the wave of emotion? Why do so many refuse to accept the grand ...Read More »
A city ordinance banning outdoor storage, except in specified commercial districts, is unconstitutional, according to the Appellate Division, Fourth Department. The court, in its Nov. 21 decision, found the law too vague, giving people no guidance on how to conduct ...
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TOKYO — When Prime Minister Shinzo Abe responded to Japan’s surprise recession by delaying a sales-tax increase, it was a cause for worry, not celebration, for many young Japanese. This generation, barely aware of their country’s economic heyday, frets that ...Read More »
A conflicting verdict, where someone is convicted of one crime, but acquitted of another with the same elements, does not necessarily have to be dismissed, the Court of Appeals ruled Friday in an Onondaga County case in which a Syracuse ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — A Missouri grand jury’s decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shooting investigations that show the latitude afforded law enforcement in using deadly force. The question ...Read More »
Robert Rector, 31, of Fairport, was sentenced Monday by Monroe County Supreme Court Justice Thomas Moran to up to nine years in state prison. Rector was convicted of aggravated vehicular homicide in connection with the Nov. 23, 2013 wrong-way crash ...
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