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Sep 18, 2023

Indiana attorney general sues hospital system over privacy of Ohio girl who traveled for abortion

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general has sued the state’s largest hospital system, claiming it violated patient privacy laws when a doctor publicly shared the story of an Ohio girl who traveled to Indiana for an abortion. The lawsuit, last week in Indianapolis federal court, marked Attorney General Todd Rokita’s latest attempt to seek disciplinary […]

Sep 18, 2023

Hunter Biden sues the IRS over tax disclosures after agent testimony

Hunter Biden sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday, alleging that two agents who claimed interference into the case against him wrongly shared his personal tax information amid escalating legal and political struggles as the 2024 election looms. The suit says the agents “targeted and sought to embarrass Mr. Biden.” Biden says federal whistleblower protections […]

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul speaks to reporters about legislation passed during a special legislative session, in the Red Room at the state Capitol in Albany, New York, on on July 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
Sep 15, 2023

Hochul signs law requiring unemployment insurance information from employers

Employers must provide information on unemployment insurance when there are separations or when a reduction of hours results in unemployment eligibility.

Sep 15, 2023

Appeals court cancels fine against Rochester nursing home

A New York appeals court has canceled a fine imposed against a Rochester nursing home by the state Health Department.

Sep 15, 2023

As captured fugitive resumes sentence in the US, homicide in his native Brazil remains unsolved

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When the Brazilian prosecutor in charge of a homicide case targeting Danelo Cavalcante saw footage of the 34-year-old crabwalk out of a U.S. prison last month, he thought the fugitive might try to head home, where he stood to receive a considerably lighter sentence. Cavalcante fled Brazil in 2018, several […]

ExxonMobil has purchased property at the former Vacuum Oil site on Flint Street in the city of Rochester. (File photo)
Sep 15, 2023

ExxonMobil buys former Vacuum Oil properties in Rochester from Masaschi LLC

Two properties at the former site of Vacuum Oil on Flint Street in Rochester, once the target of redevelopment by Thomas Masaschi’s DHD Ventures and an area still beset by environmental contamination, have been sold. ExxonMobil purchased 15 Flint St. for $995,000 and 5 Flint St. for $280,000 from One Flint St LLC, an entity […]

In this Aug. 6 file photo, New York State Attorney General Letitia James adjusts her glasses during a press conference in New York. New York may have undercounted COVID-19 deaths of nursing home residents by as much as 50%, the state’s attorney general said in a report released Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. James has, for months, been examining discrepancies between the number of deaths being reported by the state’s Department of Health, and the number of deaths reported by the homes themselves. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
Sep 14, 2023

Deal reached to protect reproductive health care rights at Jefferson County jail

An agreement has been reached with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to protect incarcerated individuals’ rights to reproductive health care.

Electronic waste (Photo by John Cameron on Unsplash)
Sep 14, 2023

Rochester e-waste firm, employee plead guilty to environmental law violations

A Rochester company and one of its leaders have pleaded guilty in Wayne County Court for their roles in the illegal disposal of 800 tons of waste.

Sep 14, 2023

Appeals court to quickly consider Trump’s presidential immunity claim in sex abuse case

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court will quickly consider former President Donald Trump’s claim that presidential immunity protects him from being held liable for statements he made in 2019 when he denied that he sexually attacked a New York writer in the 1990s, the court said Wednesday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of […]

Sep 14, 2023

Man who threw flagpole at police during Jan. 6 riot gets more than 6 years in prison

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joseph Padilla, a Tennessee man who wrote on social media about wanting to “take over the Capitol building” before the Jan. 6, 2021, riot, where he threw a flagpole at a police officer’s head, was sentenced on Wednesday to more than six years in prison. Padilla was convicted in May of assault […]

Sep 13, 2023

$1.5M settlement reached in fatal shooting by Canandaigua police officer

Part of a federal lawsuit filed by the family of a woman fatally shot in her own home by a Canandaigua police officer has been settled for $1.5 million.

Sep 13, 2023

Last trial in Michigan governor kidnapping plot heads to closing arguments

A jury was set to hear closing arguments Wednesday in the fourth trial connected to a scheme by anti-government extremists to kidnap Michigan’s governor and inspire a civil war just ahead of the 2020 presidential election. William Null, twin brother Michael Null and Eric Molitor are the last of 14 men to face charges in […]

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