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5 hrs ago | Real Estate Investing for Real

The Most (and Least) Affordable Counties for Millenials to Buy and Rent

How much of your income do you spend on housing? For millenials in San Francisco or New York County, it looks like spending more than three quarters of your take home pay on home payments might be par for the course.


Related Topix: Bronx County, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Untangling The Drug Web

The 159-count indictment leveled against 47 members of a drug distribution network Wednesday describes in chilling detail the covert - and illegal - business set up to get Chautauqua County addicted to narcotics.


Related Topix: Drugs, Chautauqua County, NY, Erie County, NY, Jamestown, NY

Courthouse News Service

Pop Artist's Foundation Sues Hotel Chelsea

Late pop artist Larry Rivers' foundation claims in court that the new owners of New York's storied Hotel Chelsea swiped his "Dutch Masters" painting that was on loan in the lobby - not a donation.


Related Topix: Larry, Jazz, Painting, Arts, Leonard Cohen, Folk

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Court Grants in Part and Denies in Part Nomura's Motion to Dismiss Trustee Repurchase Action

On July 18, Justice Marcy Friedman of the New York County Supreme Court, Commercial Division, granted in part and denied in part Nomura Credit & Capital Inc.'s motion to dismiss claims brought by HSBC, as Trustee for the NAAC 2006-AF2 RMBS Trust, seeking damages, specific performance and indemnification for alleged breach of contract.


New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

An Intramural Fight in the Personal Injury Big Leagues

Jacoby & Meyers and Finkelstein & Partners are players in the personal injury big leagues.


Fri Jul 25, 2014


Following Cabaret Outburst, Disorderly Conduct and Harassment Case Against Shia LaBeouf Postponed

The disorderly conduct and harassment case against actor Shia LaBeouf , who was Cabaret -in-handcuffs" target="_blank">escorted out of a performance of Broadway's Cabaret in handcuffs , has been adjourned until Sept.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Courthouse News Service

Model Sues Rock and Roll Photographer

Model Natalie White claims that renowned rock and roll photographer Peter Beard breached an agreement to give her giant Polaroid shots of several supermodels.


Thu Jul 24, 2014


N.Y. judge adjourns disorderly conduct case against actor LaBeouf

A judge on Thursday adjourned until September the disorderly conduct and harassment case against actor Shia LaBeouf, who was charged with disturbing a Broadway theater performance in June.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Shia LaBeouf, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Theater, Arts, Harrison Ford, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Computer Weekly

Six cyber criminals charged in $1m Stubhub fraud

The US has charged six members of an international cyber crime gang that hacked into user accounts to defraud eBay's Stubhub ticket reselling website of about $1m.


Related Topix: Prison, Science / Technology, Computer Security, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New York Post

Assemblyman demands judge reinstate his top aide's license

Assemblyman Keith Wright pushed a court to reinstate his top aide's driver's license after she was busted for a 4 a.m. DWI in Harlem last month, where she dropped his name and threatened cops, law-enforcement sources said.


Related Topix: Albany, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Privity and Dismissal in Legal Malpractice

One of the ways in which legal malpractice is different from other torts is the requirement of privity of contract.


Tue Jul 15, 2014

Erie County Fair racing Wednesday at Buffalo

The Erie County Fair is right around the corner and to end July with a bang, the Agricultural & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund, the Erie County Fair along with Buffalo Raceway are hosting the New York County Fair series on Wednesday July 16. The first post is at 1:05 pm on The Fairgrounds in Hamburg for the annual card.


Related Topix: Hamburg, NY

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Tompkins Financial Corporation: Double-Digit Returns, Top-Notch Community Bank

Tompkins Financial Corporation is a Financial Holding Company headquartered in Ithaca New York.


Related Topix: New York, Ithaca, NY, Tompkins County, NY

Radio Ink

Former Townsquare Exec Under Fire in New York

Rob Astorino is the Westchester New York County Executive. He's running for Governor against Andrew Cuomo.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Ready for her closeup?

You had to love the breathless TV coverage of Madonna showing up at court on Monday to answer a summons for jury duty.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Madonna finally shows up for jury service weeks after crying off with illness

The singer, wearing a black suit and black sunglasses, was escorted into the Manhattan court by two officials, three policemen, two bodyguards and an assistant Madonna has finally showed up for jury service in New York - just weeks after crying off saying she was ill.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Madonna

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Business Insurance

County law on cyber bullying struck down by New York appeals court

A New York county law intended to outlaw cyber bullying in schools is overly broad and violates the First Amendment, says the state's top court in striking down the legislation.


Related Topix: Albany County, NY, Cohoes, NY