Ex-White Plains mayor acquitted

Ex-White Plains mayor acquitted

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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- The ex-mayor of a suburban New York city has been acquitted at his retrial on domestic violence charges.

A Westchester County jury issued a not-guilty verdict Friday in the case against former White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley.

Three years ago, Bradley was convicted of harassment and attempted assault. His estranged wife, Fumiko Bradley, testified that he threw hot tea at her and slammed a door on her fingers.

The verdict led to Bradley's resignation as mayor. He had been considered a politician on the rise.

An appeals court overturned the convictions last year, ruling that Bradley should have been allowed to call witnesses who might have cast doubt on his wife's testimony.

One witness at the retrial said the wife told her the door-slamming incident might have been an accident.

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