For the eleventh year in a row, internet-related problems topped the 2016 list of the most common consumer fraud complaints to the New York Attorney General’s office. Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the list on Monday, at the start ...Read More »
An Australian photographer has won a $20,000 default judgment against an Erie County business for using one of the photographer’s pictures without permission. The plaintiff, Robert K. Walls, sued the Williamsville business called RealTimeTraders.com Inc. in U.S. District Court in May ...
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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen’s case to a lower court without reaching a decision, leaving in limbo the issue of transgender rights in school settings. Monday’s action comes after the Trump administration pulled back federal ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban will temporarily halt entry to the United States for people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas, allowing those with current visas to travel freely, according to a fact sheet ...Read More »
ALBANY — A new initiative in New York state aims to help former inmates rejoin their families in public housing. Under the pilot program announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, housing officials in White Plains, Schenectady and Syracuse will permit “carefully ...Read More »
The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct has released its annual report, covering the agency’s activities in 2016. In the report, the Commission recommended legislation that would make Commission proceedings public at the point when formal charges are served ...
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NEW YORK — A former journalist fired for making up details in stories is behind at least eight of the scores of threats made against Jewish institutions nationwide, and a bomb threat to New York’s Anti-Defamation League, in an effort ...Read More »
Nineteen attorneys general have signed onto a brief to the Supreme Court in support of a transgender teenager who wants to use the boys’ bathroom at his Virginia high school, New York’s chief law enforcement officer said Friday. The friend-of-the-court ...Read More »
A state Supreme Court jury convicted 47-year-old Marcus Daniels of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon for possessing an illegal pistol. On Aug. 6, 2016, the Rochester Fire Department was battling a house fire at Central Park and Sixth Street ...
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