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Woman gets prison time for helping husband commit suicide

KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A 63-year-old woman has been sentenced to prison for helping her sick husband commit suicide with an overdose of prescription pills in their Hudson Valley home. Solane Verraine has already been in jail for more than ...

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AD upholds husband-killer’s conviction

An attorney retained to settle the estate of an Onondaga County man whose death was originally ruled a suicide was not representing his wife when she was investigated for his murder, an appeals court found Friday. In upholding the second-degree ...

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Trial set in lawsuit over Cornell bridge suicide

ITHACA (AP) — A federal jury will decide whether Cornell University and the City of Ithaca must pay millions of dollars to the family of an 18-year-old Cornell student who jumped to his death from a bridge over a gorge ...

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Former Rutgers student convicted in webcam case

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate’s love life was convicted of invasion of privacy and anti-gay intimidation Friday in a case that exploded into the headlines ...

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Students suspended after suicide of gay teen

AMHERST — A high school outside Buffalo has suspended some students after the suicide of a bullied gay teenager. Jamey Rodemeyer’s suicide at age 14 on Sept. 18 drew national attention, including laments from Lady Gaga over the loss of ...

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Workers’ Compensation: Matter of Smith v. Cornell University

Appellate Division, Third Department Workers’ Compensation Depression — Suicide Matter of Smith v. Cornell University 508834 Appealed from the Workers’ Compensation Board Background: This appeal is from a decision that the death of claimant’s decedent was causally related to his ...

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