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Lawyer pleads guilty to bribery

WHITE PLAINS — A lawyer has admitted he paid a former Yonkers Republican Party chairman tens of thousands of dollars to bribe an ex-Yonkers councilwoman to switch her vote on a redevelopment project.

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Lawyer gets jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case

NEW YORK CITY — A lawyer was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after being convicted of an ultramodern crime that was all about antiquity: using online aliases to harass people in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Lawyer gets jail in Dead Sea Scrolls case

NEW YORK CITY — A New York lawyer was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail for an ultramodern crime that was all about antiquity: using online aliases to harass people in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Suspect in Buffalo shooting deaths keeps lawyer

BUFFALO — A high-school dropout charged with opening fire on a crowd outside a Buffalo restaurant says he wants to keep his lawyer, even though he once represented a witness in the case against him.

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NY lawyer admits stealing $2.7M from clients

BUFFALO — Authorities say a personal-injury lawyer has admitted to bilking more than $2.5 million from his clients to pay for construction of his suburban Buffalo home. The Buffalo News reports that Erie County prosecutors ...

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Wife in hotel killing seeks free lawyer

WHITE PLAINS — A Florida woman accused of having her husband killed for his fortune wants taxpayers to pay for her lawyer. Narcy Novack of Fort Lauderdale suggested Wednesday in New York ...

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Jay, noted civil rights lawyer, dies

Buffalo lawyer David Gerald Jay, widely considered one of the Buffalo area’s prominent criminal defense attorneys and known nationally for his work as a civil rights lawyer, died Tuesday at Hospice Buffalo after battling thyroid cancer. He was 71.

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