NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia has ruled that a salvage firm can retrieve the Marconi wireless telegraph machine that broadcast distress calls from the sinking Titanic ocean liner. In an order released Monday, U.S. District Judge ...Read More »
The New York Civil Liberties Union and Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York have filed a federal class-action lawsuit seeking better medical care for detainees at the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia. The complaint filed Monday demands that ICE ...Read More »
ATLANTA — There was an abundance of evidence when officers arrived at the scene on a February afternoon in coastal Georgia: A man, apparently unarmed, lying on the street, soaked in blood. The suspected shooter, a shotgun, eyewitnesses. And video ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. — Advocates for people with disabilities and minority voters in Wisconsin filed a sweeping federal lawsuit Monday asking a judge to order that more poll workers be hired, every voter in the state receive an absentee ballot and ...Read More »
NEW YORK — A judge rejected the request of convicted pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli to be let out of prison to research a coronavirus treatment, noting that probation officials viewed that claim as the type of “delusional self-aggrandizing behavior” that ...Read More »
O’FALLON, Mo. — A lawsuit filed Monday accuses four white suburban St. Louis police officers of brutalizing a 68-year-old black woman and her adult son after wrongly accusing them of stealing a television. Marvia Gray alleges she suffered serious and ...Read More »
Because of difficulties resulting from the spread of coronavirus, New York State Attorney General Letitia James and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have announced that the state on Monday will renew an order to halt the collection of medical and student debt ...
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As the Finger Lakes Region begins Phase 1 of reopening the economy, there are still far more questions from business owners than county and state officials have answers. Perhaps the top legal concern heard by the Greater Rochester Chamber of ...Read More »
NEW YORK (AP) — As calls grow nationwide for mandatory coronavirus testing in nursing homes, New York facilities are sounding alarms about the state’s ambitious new demand to test roughly 185,000 workers twice a week. Administrators worry there won’t be ...Read More »
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A judge has reinstated all charges brought against an Amtrak engineer for his role in a high-speed derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people. The ruling Thursday by Superior Court Judge Victor Stabile overturns a lower court’s ...Read More »
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A U.S. judge is asking Nevada’s highest court to decide whether state law allows gun manufacturers and sellers to be held liable for deaths as he considers a lawsuit from the parents of a victim of ...Read More »
New York state court officials are planning a return to in-person court sessions in five judicial districts starting next week. Courthouses in the following 23 upstate counties will be open for business starting Monday: Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Schuyler, Steuben, ...
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