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Lawsuit Against NJ Gay Reparative Therapy Ban Tossed For A Second Time

A federal judge in New Jersey has tossed a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on gay conversion therapy for the second time in nine months.

07/31/2014

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Prosecutors: Bayonne Man Posed As Teen Online To Get Child Porn

Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man posed as a teenage boy online to ask underage girls to produce sexually explicit images of themselves and then distributed the images to others.

07/23/2014

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N.J. Man Convicted Of Luring Girl, 15, To Office For Sex

A federal jury in Brooklyn convicted a man Wednesday of luring a 15-year-old girl for sexual activity under the false pretense of offering her a job.

07/09/2014

Ronald Herron, who also goes by the name Ra Diggs, is a rapper and reputed gang leader.

Amateur Rapper Convicted On Gang Murder Charges In Brooklyn

A reputed drug kingpin was convicted on murder charges in Brooklyn Thursday, in a case that featured amateur rap videos of him rhyming about carrying guns and settling scores with bullets.

06/26/2014

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NJ Woman Claims Employer Punished Her For Reporting Traffic-Related Anxiety

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit, alleging that her commute home made her sick. The woman also claimed her bosses fired her after her doctors diagnosed her with a unique disability.

06/26/2014

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3 Years, 4 Months In Prison For Former LIRR Foreman In Disability Fraud Scheme

A former Long Island Rail Road train maintenance foreman was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday for his role in a disability claims scheme at the railroad.

03/05/2014

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Report: 2 LIRR Employees Plead Guilty To Fraud Scheme

Two more Long Island Rail Road retirees pleaded guilty to charges of disability fraud just as before their trial was set to begin, according to a published report.

09/23/2013

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Judge Picks Organizer For Public Meetings On Stop-And-Frisk

A federal judge on Wednesday appointed the head of a nonprofit center for justice policy research to organize public meetings to ensure the city’s stop-and-frisk policy is carried out constitutionally.

09/04/2013

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De Blasio: Quinn’s Legal Filing To Implement Stop-And-Frisk Reforms Is ‘Desperate’

In filing papers against the city’s push to continue the stop-and-frisk program during an appeal of a riling against it, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might have painted herself as a target.

09/03/2013

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file/credit: CBS 2)

Quinn: Court-Ordered Changes To Stop-And-Frisk Should Start Now

City officials have filed notice to appeal the ruling against the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy, but City Council Speaker Christine Quinn wants court-mandated changes to go ahead regardless.

08/17/2013

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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett To Sue NCAA Over Penn State Sanctions

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday he will file a federal lawsuit against the NCAA in a bid to overturn the hefty sanctions imposed on Penn State University in the wake of the Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.

01/02/2013

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Martin Kessman Sues White Castle, Says Booths Are Too Small At Nanuet Restaurant

An Airmont man is suing White Castle because he says booths at the company’s Nanuet restaurant are too small for his 290-pound frame.

09/13/2011

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Connecticut Doctor Accused Of Insider Trading In Manhattan

An Ivy League-trained physician who became a health care investment analyst surrendered Wednesday on charges that accuse him of evading $30 million in losses.

04/13/2011

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Judge: Lockout Ruling To Take “Couple Of Weeks”

The federal judge overseeing the NFL players’ request to lift a lockout by the owners says it will take “a couple of weeks” to rule.

WFAN–04/06/2011

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More Charges in Insider Trading Probe

Federal authorities expanded their crackdown on insider trading that masks itself as legitimate market research.

02/08/2011

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