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Ownership of luxury sports car in question


The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York is asking a federal judge to determine the ownership of a 1996 Ferrari F50 worth almost $2 million. The Italian luxury sports car was being transported on a flatbed ...

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10th juror picked, lawyers clash over expert in Chauvin trial

MINNEAPOLIS — Attorneys at the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death moved closer to seating a jury Thursday, choosing a 10th juror just hours after clashing over how much the panel should hear of ...

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Appeal court reinstates conviction of Flynn business partner

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated the conviction of a one-time business partner of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn for acting as an unregistered agent of the Turkish government. A jury in Alexandria ...

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Manslaughter conviction of ex-Oklahoma officer overturned

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday overturned the manslaughter conviction and 15-year prison sentence of a former Oklahoma police officer based on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that much of eastern Oklahoma remains an ...

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New York Assembly hires top law firm for Cuomo investigation

FILE - In this May 27, 2020, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

ALBANY — New York’s Assembly has hired a top Manhattan law firm to assist in its impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, legislative leaders announced Wednesday in a pick that was quickly criticized by at least two women accusing the ...

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2 jurors dropped from Chauvin trial after $27M settlement

In this screen grab from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, defendant and former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, right, and Nelson's assistant Amy Voss, back, introduce themselves to jurors as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over jury selection in the trial of Chauvin Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn.  Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd.  (Court TV, via AP, Pool)

MINNEAPOLIS — A judge on Wednesday dismissed two jurors who had been seated for the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer accused in George Floyd’s death over concerns they had been tainted by the city’s announcement of a $27 ...

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Man who spent years in prison sues over withheld evidence

PHILADELPHIA — Donald Outlaw had already spent 15 years in prison for murder when he found out the man he was convicted of killing had told police with his dying breath that someone else named “Shank” had shot him. Outlaw ...

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2 teenagers charged in torching death of Rochester man, 53

ROCHESTER (AP) — Two teenagers are facing murder charges in the death of a Rochester man who was set on fire in his apartment last week. The 16-year-old and 14-year-old boys are accused of dousing Steven Amenhauser, 53, with an ...

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Counsel Press acquires AppealTech


Counsel Press Inc., the nation’s largest appellate services provider, has acquired AppealTech. AppealTech was founded in 1998 in New York by a group of appellate professionals focused on assisting law firms and their clients, government agencies and nonprofit organizations in ...

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US female firefighters fight discrimination with lawsuits

Susanna Schmitt Williams poses at her home in Chapel Hill, N.C., Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. Williams, the former chief of the Carrboro Fire Department, considered suicide after enduring harassment in her department despite becoming chief. Advocates for female firefighters say their struggles are part of a larger trend, as evidenced by recent gender discrimination lawsuits against fire departments in Illinois, Virginia, and Texas. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The highest-ranking female firefighter in Asheville, North Carolina, says she was repeatedly discriminated against because of her sex and fought to keep her job while battling breast cancer. The first female chief of a municipal fire department ...

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Ex-officer wants jury to hear about 2019 George Floyd arrest

MINNEAPOLIS — A lawyer for a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death asked the judge again Tuesday to allow evidence of a previous arrest during which Floyd was found with drugs, a request the prosecutor derided as ...

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