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(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

Esaw Garner, wife of Eric Garner, next to Rev. Herbert Daughtry, left, and Rev. Al Sharpton arrive to attend a church service before a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Eric Garner’s Family Introduces New Lawyer In Suit Against NYC, NYPD

Garner died this past July after being put in a chokehold by officers, who were arresting him allegedly for selling loose cigarettes in Tompkinsville, Staten Island.

10/11/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Leaves Garner Case Amid Allegations

Amid allegations of sexual assault this week, attorney Sanford Rubenstein has withdrawn from the civil case against the city on behalf of the family of Eric Garner.

10/08/2014

Piping plover. (Credit: TV 10/55)

Fight Over Piping Plover Stalls Fire Island Dune Replenishment Project

A court fight over the piping plover is holding up a $207 million plan to replenish the sand along a 19-mile stretch of Fire Island.

10/08/2014

Joan Rivers (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Melissa Rivers To Sue Doctor Who Performed Unauthorized Biopsy On Mother, Joan Rivers

Melissa Rivers plans to sue the doctor who performed an unscheduled biopsy on her mother, Joan Rivers, who died Sept. 4.

10/03/2014

Scales of justice (credit: ClipArt.com)

NYPD Officer Claims He Was Harassed For His Race, Painted Toenails

A mixed-race NYPD officer with painted toenails accused fellow officers in a department scuba unit of discriminating against him by calling him a transsexual and a descendant of slaves.

10/02/2014

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone makes announcement on Fire Island dune/piping plover lawsuit (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010WINS)

Suffolk County To Step In After Lawsuit Halts Fire Island Dune Project

The Audubon Society convinced a federal judge to stop a federal project repairing the dunes damaged by Superstorm Sandy for fear that it could harm the piping plover nesting grounds.

10/01/2014

Firefighters remove debris from the smoking site of an explosion in East Harlem on March 13, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Woman Injured In East Harlem Explosion Files $25M Lawsuit

Kadeisha Joseph said she now suffers from constant neck and back pain and has had to give up her job working with disabled children.

09/20/2014

Amy Walsh of Metuchen, New Jersey has filed a lawsuit claiming she was roughed up by an off-duty police officer working security at Harrah's Casino in Atlantic City. (Credit: CBS 2)

Attorney: Woman Was Assaulted By Off-Duty Cop Working Security At Atlantic City Casino

A New Jersey woman said she was roughed up by an off-duty police officer working security at an Atlantic City casino, and it was all caught on camera.

09/11/2014

Gay Pride Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy In New Jersey

A legal challenge to the ban on gay conversion therapy in New Jersey suffered yet another court defeat on Thursday.

09/11/2014

Mets owners Fred (L) and Jeff Wilpon (R) (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Mets Say Discrimination Suit Against Team, Wilpon ‘Without Merit’

The lawsuit claims the club recognized and rewarded former VP of ticket sales Leigh Castergine until she learned she was pregnant in August 2013.

09/11/2014

David Jordan, 11, talks to CBS 2's Jennifer McLogan after he was burned upon falling into tar near his Islip, Long Island home. His family is suing the Town of Islip. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Suing Town Of Islip After Boy Is Burned By Hot Tar On Street

A mother claimed Thursday afternoon that her 11-year-old son fell into hot tar on their Long Island neighborhood street that was being repaved.

08/21/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Suit Filed By Family Of Mentally Ill Man Shot Dead By Paterson Police

The family of a 39-year-old mentally ill man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Paterson, nearly two years after the man was shot and killed by a Paterson police officer.

08/20/2014

Actor Robert Redford attends the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival American Riviera Award to Robert Redford at the Arlington Theatre on February 7, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for SBIFF)

Robert Redford Sues New York State In Dispute Over Tax Bill

Robert Redford has brought some Hollywood-style drama to the New York State Department of Taxation.

08/07/2014

Big DL Gay Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Against NJ Gay Reparative Therapy Ban Tossed For A Second Time

A federal judge in New Jersey has tossed a lawsuit challenging the state’s ban on gay conversion therapy for the second time in nine months.

07/31/2014

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