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The Raucci Case

Court upholds suit against district over Raucci
Friday, July 15, 2011

An appeals court ruled Thursday that most of a lawsuit filed by victims of former Schenectady City School District facilities director and local CSEA union boss Steve Raucci can continue against the district.

Schenectady school district seeks dismissal of lawsuit from victims of Raucci
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

The Schenectady City School District wasn’t responsible legally for Steven Raucci’s acts of vandalism, even though it employed the “notorious” arsonist, the school district’s attorney argued to an appeals court Monday.

Records on Raucci open only to media that challenged case
Thursday, May 5, 2011

When the Schenectady City School District opens its investigatory records about former employee Steven Raucci, the public will not be allowed in.

School district reaches deal over refusal to release Raucci documents
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

The school district has come to a settlement with The Daily Gazette and the Times Union newspapers over its refusal to release emails and other documents in the Steven Raucci case.

State appeals Raucci pension ruling
Tuesday, March 8, 2011

The state Attorney General’s office is appealing a ruling that appears to put convicted arsonist Steven Raucci’s pension off-limits to his victims.

Photo of Raucci victim given $250K
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011

The first of Steven Raucci’s victims received some compensation from the Schenectady City School District Wednesday — but no apology.

Raucci picked up for transfer to state prison
Monday, June 14, 2010

Former city schools facilities director Steven Raucci is now officially a ward of the state prison system.

Few extra costs to Schenectady County for Raucci trial
Friday, June 11, 2010

The prosecution of former city schools facilities director Steven Raucci cost the county little extra, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert Carney said Thursday.

Photo of Raucci to be moved downstate
Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Steven Raucci’s address for more than a year has been on Veeder Avenue in Schenectady, at the Schenectady County Jail.

Photo of Raucci given 23 years to life (with photo gallery, video)
Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Steven Raucci’s victims told Tuesday of how Raucci’s crimes had affected them, the sleepless nights, the fear of what Raucci would do next, the constant threats and worst of all, how it affected their families.

Photo of Raucci victims to tell of crimes’ impact
Monday, June 7, 2010

Laura Balogh and other victims of Steven Raucci will get their opportunity today to tell the judge exactly how Raucci’s crimes affected them.

Photo of Friend-turned-informant provided crucial evidence in Raucci case
Monday, June 7, 2010

It was, by one account, a huge gamble. Steven Raucci had been vandalizing homes and placing bombs on doors and cars for years, getting back at personal enemies and enemies of others, investigators believed.

Newspapers battle Raucci report ruling
Tuesday, April 27, 2010

About one-fourth of the Rissetto Report is now available to the public, but The Daily Gazette and the Times Union are pursuing a legal appeal to get the rest of it.

Raucci sentencing on 18 counts postponed to June 8
Friday, April 23, 2010

Meanwhile, the day Raucci received the title “convicted arsonist” he lost another title, that of “homeowner.”

CSEA sued in wake of Raucci scandal
Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The local and regional CSEA systematically tried to silence dissent against convicted arsonist Steven Raucci and an alleged co-conspirator, failing to investigate complaints and retaliating even after Raucci’s arrest, according to a new federal lawsuit.


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