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Tag Archives: State Supreme Court

Defendant gets 12 years for stabbing

Robert Lee Brooks, 35, was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for assaulting Diana Rivera. State Supreme Court Justice Judith Sinclair also sentenced Brooks to four years of post-release supervision. On Dec. 21, Brooks pleaded guilty to first-degree assault. On ...

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Jose Torres gets 25 years to life

The man convicted twice for the murder of Miguel Danny Cruz was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison. State Supreme Court Justice Francis Affronti, for the second time, sentenced Jose Torres, 48, to the same sentence for the July ...

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Kidnapper sentenced to lengthy term in prison

State Supreme Court Justice Francis Affronti sentenced Franklin Leonard, 62, to 40 years to life in prison for kidnapping and attempted murder. On Oct. 21, 2015,  Leonard entered Stefanou Realtors in Gates wearing a ski mask and holding a gun. Unable to get ...

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Doran reappointed as administrative judge for Seventh Disitrict

State Supreme Court Justice Craig J. Doran has been reappointed administrative judge for the Seventh Judicial District. The announcement came from the state’s Chief Administrative Judge Lawrence K. Marks, with the approval of Chief Judge Janet DiFiore, in consultation with the ...

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Judicial candidates lining up for state and local races

Monroe County GOP officials unveil some of their judicial candidates. From left, Charles A. Schiano Jr., Sam L. Valleriani, Monroe County Republican Chairman Bill Reilich, and Stacey M. Romeo. Reilich endorsed these three candidatyes, but others could still come forward to seek the party’s endorsement, Reilich said. (Bennett Loudon)

Election Day is about 11 months away, but state and local judicial candidates are already lining up for a place on the ballot. Two Democrats — Matthew Nafus and Melissa Barrett — have announced their intentions to run for Monroe County ...

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Justice gets GOP nod

State Supreme Court Justice John M. Owens received the Monroe County Republican Committee’s endorsement in his campaign for Monroe County Surrogate’s Court judge. Justice Owens, 64, has served for nine years on the state bench. He is running to replace ...

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