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Prosecutors drop charges against woman who accused Jonathan Majors the day after her arrest

October 26 | Jake Offenhartz, AP

Manhattan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all charges against a woman who accused the movie star Jonathan Majors of assault, less than a day after she was arrested by New York City police following his allegation that she initiated the physical confrontation. Grace Jabbari was briefly put under arrest at a New York City police station […]

Court orders mediation in NYC’s legal battle over homeless shelter obligations

October 23 | Robert Abruzzese

A judge ordered New York City and advocates for the homeless to enter mediation on Thursday. The court’s order comes as the city seeks relief from its unique legal obligation to provide shelter to anyone in need, citing a surge of asylum-seekers that has put a strain on city resources. “We welcome the court directing […]

Judge threatens to hold Donald Trump in contempt after deleted post is found on campaign website

October 23 | Michael R Sisak, AP

Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial judge threatened Friday to hold him in contempt, raising the possibility of fining or even jailing the former president because his disparaging social media post about a key court staffer remained visible for weeks on his campaign website after the judge ordered it deleted. Judge Arthur Engoron said the website’s […]