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Connecticut Boarding School Sued Over Alleged Sexual AbuseThe Hotchkiss School says it is investigating allegations that students were sexually abused there three decades ago.
U.S. Department Of Justice Asks Court To Block On-Screen Ad Company MergerThe U.S. Department of Justice asked a court Monday to block a planned merger of the nation's only two large cinema on-screen advertising companies, saying consumers might face higher prices at theaters if a merger is carried out.
Lawsuit Against NJ Gay Reparative Therapy Ban Tossed For A Second TimeA 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.
Prosecutors: Bayonne Man Posed As Teen Online To Get Child PornFederal 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.
N.J. Man Convicted Of Luring Girl, 15, To Office For SexA 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.
Amateur Rapper Convicted On Gang Murder Charges In BrooklynA 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.
NJ Woman Claims Employer Punished Her For Reporting Traffic-Related AnxietyA 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.
3 Years, 4 Months In Prison For Former LIRR Foreman In Disability Fraud SchemeA 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.
Report: 2 LIRR Employees Plead Guilty To Fraud SchemeTwo 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.
Judge Picks Organizer For Public Meetings On Stop-And-FriskA 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.
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.
Quinn: Court-Ordered Changes To Stop-And-Frisk Should Start NowCity 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.