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Billy Andrle was named Nassau County’s most outstanding high school football player in 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Family Suing High School After Star Player Was Kicked Off Team Due To Injury

Billy Andrle was a linebacker and running back for the East Meadow Jets – until he suffered what turned out to be a high school career-ending injury.

10/10/2013

Putnam County DA Adam Levy (credit: Putnam DA's Office)

Putnam County DA Sues Local Sheriff For Defamation

The sheriff denied defaming DA Adam Levy. He also said the timing of the lawsuit was “blatantly political” and implied it was intended to damage his re-election campaign.

08/14/2013

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Tawana Brawley Begins Defamation Payments Stemming From Rape Deemed Hoax

Tawana Brawley, the woman who was the center of a racial controversy involving rape allegations a quarter century ago, has begun making payments to a man who won a defamation judgment against her.

08/04/2013

Bernie Fine (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Fired SU Assistant Basketball Coach Bernie Fine To Sue ESPN For Defamation

Fired Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine has filed the initial paperwork in a defamation lawsuit against ESPN for reporting sex-abuse claims against him.

03/28/2013

Google (credit: AP)

Judge To Google: Tell NYer Who Harassed Her Online

A New York woman who was harassed online is hoping her case will help put an end to anonymous cyber-bullying. A judge ordered Google to release the names of the online attackers who made defaming comments about her.

10/20/2010