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Staten Island Dog Abuse Trial

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –- A Staten Island justice on Tuesday convicted Alsu Ivanchenko of animal-cruelty charges for badly injuring her tiny 3-month-old puppy last year and tossing the animal away in a bag by the railroad tracks in her community. In a case that galvanized animal-rights activists, state Supreme Court Justice William E. Garnett
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Doctor acquitted in Federal Insurance Fraud Trial

Newsday: Doctor Acquitted at Federal Trial in $275m Insurance Fraud; Trial Co-Counsel: Matthew Myers Joseph Vitoulis, a doctor from Valley Stream named in a widely publicized 2012 indictment about a $275 million scheme to defraud no-fault auto insurers, has been acquitted of all charges in federal court in Manhattan. Vitoulis, 44, was accused
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Testimony in Boston Bomb Trial Focuses on Backpack

New York Times - July 08, 2014 BOSTON — An F.B.I. agent told a federal court here on Tuesday that Azamat Tazhayakov, a college friend of the surviving Boston bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, agreed that a backpack found in Mr. Tsarnaev’s dorm room in the days after the bombing should be thrown away. It was the second day of the
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First Boston Marathon Bombing Trial to Begin

NBC News - July 06, 2014 More than a year after the Boston Marathon bombing, the first trial is about to get underway. Opening statements are expected Monday in the trial of Azamat Tazhayakov, a 20-year-old friend of the accused suspects who is charged with obstruction. Prosecutors say he and another friend, Dias Kadyrbayev, took a
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Myers, Singer & Galiardo LLP

Myers, Singer & Galiardo LLP