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Founding Fathers not clear on whether president is indictable

Can a sitting president be indicted? Two eminent constitutional scholars have tried in the past few days to answer that question. One, Chapman University’s Ronald Rotunda, said “yes.” The other, Harvard’s Cass R. Sunstein, said “no.” They both make good ...

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5LINX co-founders indicted

The three co-founders of 5LINX, one of the fastest-growing companies in the Rochester area, have been indicted by a federal grand jury on fraud and conspiracy charges accusing them of cheating investors out of $11.2 million. The indictment, filed Tuesday, ...

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Grand jury indicts man on terror charges

BUFFALO (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a 44-year-old Buffalo-area man on charges that allege he attempted to support a foreign terrorist group. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced Thursday that the jury returned a two-count indictment ...

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Rochester employee indicted on drug charge

A federal grand jury in Rochester has returned a one-count indictment charging Christopher Kendrick, 37, of Rochester, with possession of five kilograms or more of cocaine he intended to sell. The charge carries a maximum penalty of life in prison, ...

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Downstate attorney indicated

Timothy Griffin, a downstate attorney and former acting president of United Hebrew Cemetery, has been indicted on felony grand larceny charges for allegedly embezzling nearly $2 million from the nonprofit organization. He faces up to 25 years in prison. Griffin, ...

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Indictment in notorious 1978 JFK Lufthansa heist

NEW YORK — More than 30 years after the crime, a reputed mobster was indicted Thursday in the $6 million Lufthansa heist at Kennedy Airport that was dramatized in the Martin Scorsese movie “Goodfellas.” The wide-ranging indictment naming Vincent Asaro, ...

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Charges, changes result from county LDC probe

Robert Wiesner, the husband of Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks and one of four people with connections to the county charged in an alleged bid-rigging operation, said the day after he was led into court in handcuffs that he remains ...

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Former employee accused of selling trade secrets

A federal grand jury has filed a seven-count indictment charging Yi Liu, 40, of Lexington, S.C., with stealing trade secrets from Sprung-brett RDI, a technology firm in the University of Buffalo’s Technology Incubator in Amherst. Liu, who has a doctorate ...

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Former downstate attorney indicted

Alice Belmonte, 47, a former downstate attorney, is facing fraud and theft charges in Manhattan where she was named Thursday in a 49-count indictment. Among the charges she is facing are first-, second- and third-degree grand larceny, second-degree criminal possession ...

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Smith indicted in attempted murder

A Monroe County grand jury Friday indicted Samuel J. Smith, 23, on charges of second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault and first-degree criminal use of a firearm for his alleged involvement in a May 20 shooting that seriously wounded a 17-year-old girl ...

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