MAYBROOK New York County State Supreme Court Justice Peter Morton has set Dec. 4, 2015, as the deadline for evidence discovery in two lawsuits filed on behalf of two victims in a Dec. 2, 2013, retaining wall collapse in Maybrook.
Times Herald-Record, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 02:42 PM
Beyonce and Jay Z have someone else to thank for the "foreign eroticism alongside the sexually intense lyrics" of their hit song "Drunk in Love," a Hungarian pop star claims in court. Monika Juhasz Miczura, who goes by the stage name Mitsou , filed her complaint Friday in New York County Supreme Court.
Courthouse News Service, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 03:10 PM
An estimated 12,000-15,000 protesters continued to marched in New York City on Sunday screaming for justice in the killings of unarmed black men by police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City. The crowds of demonstrators are demanding that lawmakers in the U.S. Congress pass legislation that would punish law enforcement officers for using excessive force against African Americans and Hispanics.
Examiner.com, Mon, Dec 15 2014 @ 02:32 PM
The Cement Bloc, an advertising company that focuses on the health care industry, is relocating downtown. The company plans to consolidate locations it has in the Flatiron district and Chelsea in the move.
Crain's New York Business, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 02:18 PM
Manhattan BnB owner Anne Edris in her Avenue C BnB, which has recently been forced to close. "You can do this now, or we can come back later," a representative from the Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement Task Force said to Anne Edris, owner of East Village Bed Coffee, a bed and breakfast in the East Village, who had just opened the front door.
The New York Observer, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 12:47 PM
The Rev. Al Sharpton, who has galvanized the country in protest over the Eric Garner grand jury decision on Staten Island, is scheduled to meet on Thursday afternoon in Manhattan with Amy Pascal of Sony Pictures over leaked, "racially tinged emails" regarding President Barack Obama.
SILive.com, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 11:30 AM
The widow of NYPD Officer Rocco Laurie, who was assassinated by a black militant group in 1972, says after Saturday's assassination of two cops that the mayor needs to step up and support the police. In this Jan. 28, 2012 photo, Adelaide Laurie, the wife of Rocco Laurie, gather at the Rocco Laurie/Gregory Foster Memorial Service at the Ninth Police Precinct in Manhattan.
SILive.com, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 10:46 AM
New York City's subways - the biggest U.S. mass transit network - serve more than 6 million daily riders who depend largely on a signal system that dates back to the Great Depression of the 1930s. Antiquated electro-mechanics with thousands of moving parts are still critical to operations.
The China Post, Mon, Dec 22 2014 @ 02:07 PM