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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

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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

Stop and frisk Big DL

Judge Rejects Police Unions’ Challenge Against Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

Police unions lost their bid Wednesday to challenge a ruling concluding that the city’s stop-and-frisk tactics are sometimes discriminatory — moving the city a step closer toward changing the program.

07/30/2014

Photos of debris found at Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, Long Island. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents To Sue Town Of Islip Over Toxic Dumping At Roberto Clemente Park

Residents near the Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, where toxic materials were recently discovered, said they’re worried about the health of their families.

07/23/2014

NYC Public School

United Federation Of Teachers Seeks To Fight Lawsuit Against Teacher Tenure

The United Federation of Teachers on Tuesday asked to become a defendant in a New York City lawsuit challenging job protections for teachers.

07/22/2014

Macy's Herald Square, as seen in March 2013. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Actor Robert Brown Settles Racial Profiling Lawsuit With Macy’s

Brown filed the lawsuit after he said he was falsely accused of credit card fraud at Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square last year.

07/19/2014

Debra Goodman (center) alleged in a lawsuit that the NYPD has a practice of arresting people for videotaping officers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Claims NYPD Has Practice Of Arresting People For Recording Officers

The NYPD on Tuesday was hit with a First Amendment lawsuit, alleging the department has a practice of arresting people for shooting video of officers.

07/15/2014

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Man Files $50 Million Lawsuit, Claims Cops Beat Him Unconscious

Attorneys announced a $50 million lawsuit against the NYPD Thursday, on behalf of a Bronx man they claimed was beaten unconscious by officers.

07/10/2014

Sketch of proposed Greenwich Reform Synagogue (credit: Greenwich Reform Synagogue)

Synagogue Sues After Greenwich, Conn. Rejects House Of Worship Plans

A Connecticut synagogue filed a federal lawsuit this week, alleging the Town of Greenwich violated its civil rights and made a discriminatory decision by denying its plan to build a house of worship.

07/08/2014

The exterior of Yankee Stadium (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Sleeping Yankees Fan Sues ESPN, MLB For $10 Million

Andrew Robert Rector admits in court documents he “napped” during a game against the Red Sox, but says commentators unleashed an “avalanche of disparaging words” against him.

07/08/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Wake Up And Sue Everybody!

Boomer and Craig discussed the $10 million lawsuit, all the while being very careful not to ruffle any feathers on this sensitive issue…

WFAN–07/08/2014

Speed Camera

Manhattan Judge Sues Over Traffic Camera Ticket

A driver who just so happens to be a judge has filed a lawsuit against the City of New York for a traffic camera ticket he claimed was unjust.

07/03/2014

LIRR trains (CBS 2)

Brookhaven Town Officials To Sue Over Contaminated LIRR Yard

Town of Brookhaven officials announced Tuesday that they will take legal action against the Long Island Rail Road to clean up a shuttered yard full of toxic chemicals in East Yaphank.

07/01/2014

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