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Towne Automotive Employee Charged with Embezzlement

Towne Automotive Employee Charged with Embezzlement

01/06/2017  |  Comments Off on Towne Automotive Employee Charged with Embezzlement

Orchard Park Police have arrested Billie Becker for allegedly embezzling approximately $1,000,000 from her employer, Towne Automotive. I spoke to... more

Conviction Overturned in Buffalo Boy's Murder

Conviction Overturned in Buffalo Boy’s Murder

12/12/2016  |  Comments Off on Conviction Overturned in Buffalo Boy’s Murder

The conviction of Matthew Kuzdzal in the 2013 sexual assault and murder of 5-year-old Eain Brooks was recently overturned due... more

Criminalization of Business Regulation Violations

Criminalization of Business Regulation Violations

12/09/2016  |  Comments Off on Criminalization of Business Regulation Violations

Over the past decade, criminal statutes and sanctions against businesses have surfaced from within federal regulations. These statutes allow what... more

Niagara Falls Councilman Charged

Niagara Falls Councilman Charged

11/11/2016  |  Comments Off on Niagara Falls Councilman Charged

On November 10, a Niagara Falls councilman was charged with an elections law violation. I spoke to WGRZ about the... more

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On November 3, a Manhattan judge upheld New York's ban on ballot selfies. I spoke to WGRZ's Scott Levin about... more

Man Charged in Elma Accidental Shooting

Man Charged in Elma Accidental Shooting

11/10/2016  |  Comments Off on Man Charged in Elma Accidental Shooting

19-year-old Jake Klocek has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the shooting... more

DraftKings, FanDuel Settle with New York State

DraftKings, FanDuel Settle with New York State

10/27/2016  |  Comments Off on DraftKings, FanDuel Settle with New York State

Fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel have settled their false advertising lawsuits with New York State for $6 million each.... more

Governor Cuomo Denies Bridgegate Involvement

Governor Cuomo Denies Bridgegate Involvement

10/06/2016  |  Comments Off on Governor Cuomo Denies Bridgegate Involvement

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has denied allegations that he was involved in New Jersey's Bridgegate scandal after a witness... more

Federal Judge Rules Cell Phone Spying Without Warrant Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules Cell Phone Spying Without Warrant Unconstitutional

07/14/2016  |  Comments Off on Federal Judge Rules Cell Phone Spying Without Warrant Unconstitutional

A Manhattan federal judge has ruled that it is unconstitutional for police to use cell phone tracking equipment without a... more

Human Rights Case Against Carl Paladino Dismissed

Human Rights Case Against Carl Paladino Dismissed

07/05/2016  |  Comments Off on Human Rights Case Against Carl Paladino Dismissed

For over a year, former Buffalo School District attorney Rashondra Martin has alleged that school board member Carl Paladino creates... more