Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility


Sep 26, 2015

Prosecutor in Kane case says accuser’s mom lied

BUFFALO — The prosecutor overseeing the sexual assault investigation of Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane says the accuser’s mother lied about finding an evidence bag in her doorway. Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita said during a news conference Friday he’s not sure yet how the two-day sideshow of how evidence was handled affects the […]

Dec 8, 2014

Prosecutor in NY chokehold case also is AG nominee

WASHINGTON — As the Justice Department opens a civil rights investigation into the chokehold death of an unarmed man in New York City, the prosecutor in charge of the probe is juggling another high-profile role: designated heir to Eric Holder as the nation’s attorney general. The dual positions have placed Loretta Lynch in a public […]

Jan 10, 2014

Prosecutors: LI man sought to rub out judge

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors say a Long Island con man sought to have a hit man decapitate a judge and the prosecutor to avenge his fraud conviction. A Brooklyn jury heard the accusations in opening statements Thursday at the attempted murder trial of Joseph Romano. Romano was sentenced in 2012 to 15 years in […]

Aug 15, 2013

Prosecutor, Judge Judy’s son, sues sheriff

CARMEL — A New York prosecutor who is the son of TV’s Judge Judy is suing the local sheriff for $5 million. Putnam County District Attorney Adam Levy says Sheriff Donald Smith defamed him with false and malicious statements about a child rape case. The sheriff denies defaming Levy and calls the lawsuit political. Wednesday’s […]

Jan 17, 2013

Prosecutor, judge at odds over judicial discretion

The powers of the prosecution versus judicial discretion are at the heart of a case heard Tuesday by the Appellate Division, Fourth Department — a case that could have statewide implications. Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley is challenging an April 2012 decision by County Court Judge John L. DeMarco, who, over the objections of […]

Nov 28, 2012

Court: Prosecutor can keep steroid case

ALBANY — An upstate New York prosecutor who targeted a Florida pharmacy while investigating online sales of steroids and other drugs can keep the case. That’s according to the New York Court of Appeals, which says a state judge exceeded his authority when he dismissed Albany County District Attorney P. David Soares’ fifth indictment of […]

Oct 4, 2011

Prosecutor: Hedge fund boss made $72M illegally

NEW YORK — A prosecutor asked a federal judge Tuesday to sentence a hedge fund founder convicted of insider trading charges based on illegal gains of more than $70 million. The prosecutor, Andrew Michaelson, urged U.S. District Judge Richard Holwell ...

Feb 1, 2011

ADA Doorley honored by peers

Monroe County First Assistant District Attorney Sandra Doorley is a winner of this year’s Robert M. Morgenthau Award for excellence as a prosecutor.

Aug 30, 2010

After debacle, new anti-corruption leader

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Justice Department’s Public Integrity Section has a storied 34-year history of pursuing corruption in government and safeguarding the public trust. That trust was breached, however ...

Mar 11, 2010

Hochul confirmed

William J. Hochul Jr. was confirmed late Wednesday night as the new U.S. attorney for the 17-county Western District of New York.

Case Digests

See all Case Digests

Law News

See All Law News


How Is My Site?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...