A federal judge has denied a prison inmate’s request to have his prison sentence cut short.Read More »
A federal judge declined to sanction attorneys for the city of Rochester who have failed to comply with discovery deadlines in a police brutality lawsuit. Plaintiff David Vann filed the complaint in May 2018 against the city of Rochester, the ...Read More »
The city of Rochester, Monroe County and numerous other defendants have reached a tentative settlement agreement with a man who filed a federal lawsuit claiming false arrest and malicious prosecution. Frederick E. Walker filed a federal complaint in July also ...Read More »
A lawsuit claiming the owner of a Wayne County farm did not pay a worker as required by state and federal law has been settled for $15,000. The defendants in the case are Smith Family Farms LLC, Smith Family Acres ...Read More »
Mark W. Pedersen has been appointed U.S. Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York. Pedersen currently serves as principal law clerk to Sr. District Court Judge Charles J. Siragusa. Pederson fills the vacancy ...Read More »
Three people have been sentenced for their roles in several Rochester-area armed robberies. Jonathan Middlebrooks, 22, Nasir Perez, 20, and Deborah Siegel-Edelman, 22, all of Rochester, were convicted of aiding and abetting Hobbs Act robbery and sentenced by U.S. District ...
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