Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Judge Expected To Rule On Suit Against Dominique Strauss-Kahn By Friday

A New York City judge is expected to rule by the end of the week on whether to throw out a hotel maid’s lawsuit claiming that Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her.


Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) announces his resignation June 16, 2011 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The 11 Most Talked About Stories Of 2011

From a protest that swept New York, the nation and the world, to a social media-based political sex scandal, CBSNewYork.com is taking a look back at the most captivating stories of 2011.


Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Nafissatou Diallo (credit: Mario Tama/Timothy A.Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Surveillance Video Reveals More Questions Than Answers In Strauss-Kahn Case

In the wake of the alleged sex assault involving a Manhattan hotel maid and a powerful international banker, a new video has surfaced.


Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves New York State Supreme Court for a hearing on July 1, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

DSK Is Free; Manhattan DA Vance Gets An Earful

On Tuesday, Appellate Court Judge Michael Obus agreed to drop the sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. The former head of the International Monetary Fund then spoke out for the first time


Nafissatou Diallo stands next to her lawyer as he speaks to the media after leaving a state office building in New York, Monday, Aug. 22, 2011. Prosecutors in New York have filed papers recommending that some or all charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn be dropped. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Charges Likely To Be Dropped Against Strauss-Kahn After Prosecutors Meet With Accuser

Diallo, once described as “brave” and “unwavering” by prosecutors, left the meeting dissatisfied. According to court papers filed Monday, District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. will recommend that all charges be dismissed.


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Documents: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Claimed He Had Diplomatic Immunity

Strauss-Kahn also complained that his handcuffs were too tight when he was picked up at John F. Kennedy airport for allegedly sexually assaulting a maid at the Sofitel hotel in Manhattan.