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Fans line up outside Madison Square Garden before an NBA basketball game between the New York Knicks and the Golden State Warriors in New York on Feb. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman, File)
Jan 25, 2023

New York AG says MSG lawyer ban may violate anti-bias laws

New York's attorney general warned the owner of Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall that it may be violating anti-bias laws.

Jan 6, 2020

Harvey Weinstein indicted on new sex crimes charges in LA

LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on new sex crime charges in Los Angeles, just as his trial on separate rape and sexual assault charges in New York was poised to get underway, prosecutors announced Monday. The Hollywood mogul has been charged with raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in separate incidents […]

Oct 24, 2018

New York accuses ExxonMobil of deceiving investors about climate change risks

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood sued ExxonMobil on Wednesday, accusing the oil giant of defrauding investors about the financial risks of climate change and lying about how it was calculating potential carbon costs.

Oct 19, 2018

Lawyer-turned-playwright hits FringeNYC

Retired Towson lawyer's play based on the 1967 Cambridge riot is getting its premiere in New York.

Aug 21, 2018

Venable to acquire New York-based IP firm

A New York City-based intellectual property firm will join Venable LLP, creating one of the largest IP groups in the country, Venable announced Tuesday.

Dec 4, 2014

N.Y. court: Chimps don’t have same rights as humans

A New York appeals court says a chimpanzee isn't entitled to the rights of a human and doesn't have to be freed by its owner.

Oct 16, 2014

72 percent of Airbnb’s NYC reservations called illegal

As many as 72 percent of Airbnb Inc. reservations in New York City in recent years violated the law, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said, vowing to “shut down illegal hotels in the five boroughs.”

Oct 3, 2014

Choice opens New York hotel

Choice Hotels International Inc., a Rockville-based hotel franchiser, and Meyer Jabara Hotels have opened the Cambria Hotel & Suites White Plains – Downtown, located just north of New York City. The six-story hotel contains 130 suites.

Aug 20, 2014

Real Hospitality opens NYC hotel

Real Hospitality Group, an Ocean City-based hotel company, announced on Wednesday it has opened the Home2 Suites by Hilton Long Island City – Manhattan View in New York. The hotel is the first all-suite, extended-stay hotel in Long Island City, a Queens neighborhood just across the East River from Manhattan, Real Hospitality said. The hotel, […]

Jul 3, 2014

When law firms go bankrupt…

A recent New York decision on the "unfinished business" lawyers take with them when their old firms go bankrupt may mean their new law firms can rest a bit easier. But here in Maryland, there’s a 33-year-old reason to toss and turn.

Apr 25, 2014

New York Muslim group’s libel lawsuit is dismissed

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a Christian organization of defaming a Muslim group in a book that alleged that the Muslim group conducted terrorist training.

Mar 6, 2014

3 ex-leaders charged in major N.Y. law firm collapse

Three former leaders of a once-potent New York law firm are facing fraud charges stemming from its collapse.

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