Tag Archives: trial

Dean Skelos wants retrial moved from state

NEW YORK (AP) — A former top lawmaker in New York, citing “insurmountable prejudice,” wants his retrial on corruption charges moved to another state. Lawyers for former Republican Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, said in a Manhattan ...

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Bernie Goetz headed for trial in pot-sale case

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Goetz is headed toward a trial in his New York marijuana case after rebuffing a plea offer involving 10 days of community service. A defense lawyer told a judge Thursday that Goetz remains uninterested in ...

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Bin Laden’s son-in-law goes on trial in NYC

NEW YORK — Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law was introduced to prospective jurors Monday at the start of his trial on charges that he conspired to kill Americans and support terrorists in his role as al-Qaida’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 ...

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Helping to heal a divided community after shooting

The nation watched Sanford, Fla., in mid-July as people waited for the verdict in the trial of George Zimmerman, wondering how the community would react if he were acquitted. Watching with them was Sanford Police Chief Cecil Smith, whose department ...

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Woman’s trial in fire-gun case delayed to April

A trial has been delayed until next year for the woman accused of buying the guns a convicted felon used to shoot and kill firefighters during a Christmas Eve ambush in Webster last year. Dawn Nguyen’s trial is now scheduled ...

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Trooper accused of attacking 3 women

ALBANY — A state trooper faces the first of three trials this fall on charges he attacked three women over the past five years. Trevor Donah is accused of domestic violence that included rapes, assaults, choking and unlawfully holding the ...

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9/11 ‘mastermind’ in camo for Gitmo court

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — The self-styled terrorist mastermind of Sept. 11 wore a camouflage vest for the first time Wednesday at his military war crimes tribunal, a clothing choice previously denied because of fears it might disrupt the ...

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Parrinello case postponed

The case of local attorney John R. Parrinello is postponed until July 24.   Parrinello was due in City Court on Tuesday before Judge Thomas Rainbow Morse who announced the date had been changed because Parrinello’s attorney, David Rothenberg, is ...

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AMA: Most med-mal cases get dismissed

Almost 55 percent of all medical malpractice cases are dismissed and less than 5 percent make it to trial, according to a new study published by the American Medical Association. Further, most of the cases that go to trial — ...

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Sheriff’s deputy’s claims can proceed

In a decision and order issued last week, U.S. District Court, WDNY Judge Michael A. Telesca ruled that Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Michelle Albertelli’s claims against the county for violating her procedural due process rights and for municipal liability can ...

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