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Irate Charter School Parents Filing Lawsuits Against De Blasio

Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.

03/10/2014

Former New York Governor George Pataki. (file/credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Jury: Pataki’s Program To Institutionalize Sex Offenders Didn’t Violate Rights

A jury decided Wednesday that former New York Gov. George Pataki did not violate sex offenders’ rights by authorizing a program to involuntarily commit them to mental institutions after they completed their sentences.

07/31/2013

Former Gov. George Pataki (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Pataki To Testify In Civil Suit Filed By Convicted Sex Offenders

Six ex-cons sued Pataki and other state officials for tens of millions of dollars. The lawsuit accuses the state of abusing its authority eight years ago by transferring the plaintiffs to psychiatric facilities at the end of their prison terms – in effect, summarily extending their sentences without recourse.

07/21/2013

John Haggerty (file / credit: CBS2)

Political Operative Gets Prison For Stealing From Bloomberg Campaign

A political operative convicted of bamboozling Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced to prison Monday.

12/19/2011

Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell attend the 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty' Costume Institute Gala at The Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY - May 2, 2011 (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul McCartney Engaged To New Yorker Nancy Shevell

McCartney, 68, started dating the 51-year-old New York socialite and businesswoman following his bitter split from second wife Heather Mills.

05/06/2011