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Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)/ A 32-ounce soda (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City Continues Push To Allow Large Sugary Drinks Ban To Take Effect

A state Supreme Court Appellate Division panel last week said the Board of Health was acting too much like a legislative body when it created the ban and said it didn’t believe sugary drinks were “inherently harmful.”

08/05/2013

Anthony Marshall (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooke Astor’s Son Anthony Marshall Given One-Day Reprieve

Judge A. Kirke Bartley denied Anthony Marshall’s motion for a new trial and ordered that the 89-year-old appear before him on Friday afternoon to surrender and begin serving his time.

06/20/2013

Michael Skakel (file / credit: Beth Keiser-Pool/Getty Images)

Appeal Trial Under Way For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel

Michael Skakel argues that during the 2002 trial, attorney Michael Sherman failed to challenge the state’s star witness and obtain evidence pointing to other suspects, did a poor job with jury selection and closing arguments and didn’t hire enough investigators and expert consultants.

04/16/2013

Brooke Astor on December 17, 2002. (file/credit: Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)

Grand Larceny Conviction Upheld For Socialite Brooke Astor’s Elderly Son

Anthony Marshall was convicted in 2009 for trying to steal $60 million from his mother. The long appeals process gave Marshall four years of freedom following his conviction for grand larceny.

03/26/2013

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High New York State Court Refuses To Hear Challenge To Gay Marriage

The fight over gay marriage rights in the state of New York is officially over, after the state’s highest court refused to hear a challenge by opponents.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

People walk along the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atlantic City Wants $38.5M Loan To Cover Property Tax Appeals

The Atlantic City Council must get approval from the state Community Affairs Department’s Local Finance Board in order to borrow the money.

11/03/2011

Fort Dix Army Base (credit: CBS 2)

Attorneys Challenge Convictions In Fort Dix Terror Plot

The lawyers argue that FBI informants entrapped their clients. They say the discussions amounted to little more than a religious debate about jihad.

05/23/2011

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Convict Appeals In Embassy Bombing Case

The former Guantanamo detainee found guilty of conspiracy in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa has asked a judge to toss the conviction.

12/18/2010

A worker searches through the debris field from the south tower of the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Mar 7, 2002 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Supreme Court Rejects 9/11 Families’ Appeal

The relatives of victims of the 9/11 attacks have lost their bid to get proper burial for material taken from the WTC site because it could contain the ashes of victims.

10/04/2010

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