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CBS2 Exclusive: LI Woman Sues United Airlines Following Arrest On Flight

A Long Island woman claims she was treated like a criminal and pulled off of a flight just because she wanted to change seats.

12/23/2014

Aktarer Zaman on his Skiplagged airfare savings site. (Credit: CBS2)

Airlines Say They’re Being Cheated By Skiplagged Airfare Savings Site

Airfares seem to keep on climbing, but a 23-year-old computer whiz found a way to save you hundreds of dollars on airline tickets.

12/19/2014

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Former Hempstead Town Deputy Finance Commissioner Sues Over Firing

An attorney for a 21-year veteran deputy finance commissioner for the Town of Hempstead announced a legal claim Wednesday, alleging that age, sex and ethnic discrimination were the reason he was fired.

12/17/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Judge Dismisses Painkiller Lawsuit Against NFL

A lawsuit brought by retired NFL players against the league for routinely mishandling painkillers has been tossed.

12/17/2014

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Stringer Discusses Possibility Of City Settling With Garner Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.

12/16/2014

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was in critical condition after a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Rejects Bid To Delay Tracy Morgan’s Civil Suit Against Walmart

The motion to delay the lawsuit came from Kevin Roper, the driver of the Walmart truck police said crashed into the back of Morgan’s limo van on the New Jersey Turnpike in June.

12/13/2014

Bud Selig (Photo by Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images)

MLB, Selig Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit

The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters says in a lawsuit she has faced discrimination there for two decades.

12/12/2014

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New Lawsuit Claims Cosby Molested Woman When She Was 15 In 1974

A Southern California woman became the latest accuser against Bill Cosby Tuesday, claiming in a lawsuit that the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.

12/02/2014

Cecelia Young, 18, has filed a lawsuit against her school and Suffolk County authorities, saying they failed to recognize that she and her two sisters were living in squalor and being neglected. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Girl Who Lived In Long Island House Of Horrors Goes To Court

It made headlines as a house of horrors – an unthinkably vile home on Long Island where a mother raised three children in shocking conditions.

11/24/2014

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Federal Judge Denies Partial Lift Of Sports Betting Ban In New Jersey

A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries.

11/21/2014

Children recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the school day (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

N.J. Attorneys Go To Battle Over Phrase ‘Under God’ In Pledge Of Allegiance

Attorneys offered contrasting interpretations of the Pledge of Allegiance during oral arguments Wednesday in a New Jersey family’s lawsuit claiming a school district is discriminating against their child’s atheist beliefs.

11/19/2014

Kenneth Dearden (left) claims in a lawsuit that his wife, Emily Dearden, shot him. (Credit: CBS2)

Yonkers Man Sues Wife, Accuses Her Of Cheating, Trying To Kill Him

A bitter fight has broken out between a Westchester County husband and wife – with allegations of adultery, and attempted murder and the middle of the night.

11/13/2014

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Family Sues City Over High School Chemistry Experiment That Left Teen Burned

The parents of a teenager who was badly injured in a chemistry experiment at an Upper West High School have filed a $27 million lawsuit against the city.

11/07/2014

A woman has sued the Club 7 gym in the Silver Towers complex on West 42nd Street, claiming she was left partially blind after being injured by an exercise band. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Sues Upscale Gym, Says Exercise Band Left Her Partially Blind

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit against an upscale Manhattan gym, after she said she was smacked in the face with an exercise band and left partially blind.

11/06/2014

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Former Navy SEAL Who Wrote Book On Bin Laden Raid Accuses Lawyers Of Ruining Reputation

A former Navy SEAL who wrote a book describing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011 sued his former lawyers Wednesday for malpractice.

11/05/2014

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