Jerry Lee Lewis cut a licensing company out of a deal with the producers of the Broadway musical "Million Dollar Quartet," a new complaint alleges. Brasstacks Alliance sued Lewis, whom it describes as a "world-renowned music artist and pioneer in classic rock and roll music," on Friday in New York County Supreme Court.
Courthouse News Service, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 12:08 PM
Western residents of New York State are reeling after another two feet of snow fell, placing further strain on the state's already buckling resources as the death toll rose to 10 this morning. The United States has seen a year's snow fall in three days in the New York county area with temperatures dipping below freezing in all 50 states - including Hawaii.
Independent.ie, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 08:42 AM
Milton Tingling Jr., a state Supreme Court justice with deep connections to the courts, has been appointed New York County Clerk, filling a position held for 45 years by Norman Goodman. The Hon.
Law.com, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 03:00 AM
Shockingly, when Lisa Fisher takes office on Jan. 1, she will be the only woman serving on the Supreme Court trial bench in the Third Judicial District, which covers Albany, Rensselaer, Ulster, Columbia, Green, Sullivan and Schoharie counties. A New York State Bar Association report entitled " Judicial Diversity A Work In Progress," demonstrates just how the Capital Region compares to the rest of the state in terms of diversity on the bench.
Albany Times Union, Sat, Nov 22 2014 @ 02:02 AM
Today, President Obama nominated Judge Ann Donnelly, Roseann A. Ketchmark, and Travis Randall McDonough to serve on the United States District Courts. "These individuals have had distinguished legal careers and I am honored to ask them to serve as judges on the federal bench," said President Obama .
The White House, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 02:03 AM
A police officer hit me in the stomach with a baton while I was covering Tuesday night's Ferguson protests . On Monday, a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Officer Michael Brown for shooting unarmed teen Michael Brown to death in August, sparking riots in the small Midwestern town and protests across the country, including some in New York that fanned out across the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges.
The Brooklyn Paper, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 04:47 PM
Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York's High Line, the elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks that have been turned into an oasis of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners are now looking deep under Manhattan to create what is billed as the world's first underground park - the Lowline.
Times-Herald, Wed, Nov 26 2014 @ 04:15 AM
'I'm here to pick up the truck': EMTs chase down drunk thief in strange game of 'Grand Theft' ambulance Drunken thief steals ambulance from Bellevue late Wednesday, but EMT jumps into NYPD patrol car and helps chase down runaway truck. The bizarre incident happened around 7 p.m. in the ambulance bay of the FDNY's Emergency Medical Services Station 8. The station is located in the Bellevue Hospital complex on East 34th St. in Manhattan.
New York Daily News, Thu, Nov 27 2014 @ 02:20 AM