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Gov. Andrew Cuomo today backed a push to raise the minimum age at which teens can be tried and charged as adults—one of a host of initiatives rolled out in the last State of the State address of his first term.
“Our juvenile justice laws are outdated,” said the governor in his speech, pointing to rules that allow 16- and 17-year-olds to be tried and charged as adults in New York.
Though he was reportedly expected to plead guilty to federal corruption charges today, Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. instead pleaded not guilty, setting up a trial date for December or January.
Earlier this month, St. Vincent’s announced its plan to hire CB Richard Ellis to market the eight buildings that make up its Greenwich Village campus. The announcement came as a slap in the face to Bill Rudin, the developer whose family firm had a deal to buy some of the properties from the hospital Read More
It seems the rule at Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper Village is that nobody wins, at least not for long.
Ever since Tishman Speyer bought the complex four years ago for the phenomenal price of $5.4 billion, there has been one fight after another: from the deregulation of apartments to the over-planting of the lawns, Read More
The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the Federal Communications Comissions yesterday, throwing out fines imposed by the FCC on television networks Fox, CBS and ABC for indecency — curse words, nipple slips and the like — according to the Washington Post.
The judges decided that the FCC’s 2004 guidelines for Read More