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Sep 26, 2023

Fourth Department affirms $400K judgment in contract dispute

A New York appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling that awarded a payment of $439,499.76 in a contract dispute.

Rochester Mayor Malik Evans
Sep 26, 2023

Rochester mayor appoints key administration officials

Rochester Mayor Malik D. Evans has announced staffing changes among senior administration officials.

Sep 26, 2023

Texas Walmart shooter agrees to pay more than $5M to families over 2019 racist attack

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A white Texas gunman who killed 23 people at a Walmart in 2019 after ranting about Hispanics taking over the government and economy has agreed to pay more than $5 million to victims of the racist attack, according to an order signed by a judge Monday. Patrick Crusius was sentenced to […]

Sep 26, 2023

Whistleblowers who reported Texas AG Ken Paxton to FBI want court to continue lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A group of whistleblowers who reported Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to the FBI said Monday they are not giving up their own legal fight against the Republican after his acquittal on corruption charges at his impeachment trial. Four of Paxton’s former advisers have asked the Texas Supreme Court to resume […]

Insurrectionists loyal to President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Sep 26, 2023

Trump argues First Amendment protects him from ‘insurrection’ cases aimed at keeping him off ballot

DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for former President Donald Trump argue that an attempt to bar him from the 2024 ballot under a rarely used “insurrection” clause of the Constitution should be dismissed as a violation of his freedom of speech. The lawyers made the argument in a filing posted Monday by a Colorado court in […]

Sep 25, 2023

Fourth Department affirms decision in NY property dispute

A New York appeals court has affirmed a lower court ruling in a property dispute with a minor modification.

Sep 25, 2023

Hazing lawsuit filed against University of Alabama fraternity

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — A student and his parents have filed a lawsuit against a University of Alabama fraternity, saying he suffered a traumatic brain injury while being hazed as a fraternity pledge earlier this year. The lawsuit filed last week accuses Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and others associated with it of fraud, negligence and […]

Sep 25, 2023

Facial recognition technology jailed a man for days. His lawsuit joins others from Black plaintiffs

ATLANTA (AP) — Randal Quran Reid was driving to his mother’s home the day after Thanksgiving last year when police pulled him over and arrested him on the side of a busy Georgia interstate. He was wanted for crimes in Louisiana, they told him, before taking him to jail. Reid, who prefers to be identified […]

Sep 25, 2023

Murder charges dropped after fight to exonerate Georgia man who spent 22 years behind bars

ROME, Ga. (AP) — A judge dismissed a murder charge against a Georgia man who spent more than 20 years in prison, ending a decadeslong legal fight to exonerate him. The Floyd County judge dismissed the case at the request of the district attorney, who decided not to bring Joey Watkins to trial again after […]

"Drone 2" by Michael Khor is licensed under CC BY 2.0.
Sep 22, 2023

The risks and rewards of drone use in construction projects | Real Estate & Construction Roundup

The use of drones in the construction industry is expanding rapidly.

Sep 22, 2023

Greenlight Networks selects Buffalo-based attorney as general counsel

A Buffalo-based attorney has been appointed general counsel at Greenlight Networks, the high-speed fiber internet service provider.

Sep 22, 2023

Sophie Turner sues to force estranged husband Joe Jonas to turn over children’s passports

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Sophie Turner sued her estranged pop star husband Joe Jonas on Thursday to force him to turn over the passports of the couple’s two young daughters so she can take them to England. Turner, who was served with divorce papers this month after four years of marriage to Jonas, said […]

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