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Lawsuit: Contractor ‘Bad Ass Inc.’ Built Unlivable Homes In The Bronx; City Turned Blind Eye

A group of Bronx homeowners filed a lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the city Department of Buildings did nothing to stop a contractor that goes by the name Bad Ass Inc. from building uninhabitable homes.

02/24/2015

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City’s DOE To Unveil New Disciplinary Policies After Lawsuit

The New York City Department of Education plans to unveil some changes in disciplinary policy.

02/13/2015

Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Easter Sunday (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Dolan On Doctor-Assisted Suicide: ‘Real Heroes Are Those Who Die Naturally’

The battle lines are drawn as the Catholic church says it will fight efforts to legalize doctor-assisted suicide.

02/09/2015

Chief of Department James Burke (right) with Suffolk County Police Commissioner Edward Webber (left) in 2012 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Lawsuit Claims Suffolk Police Chief Beat Suspect While Chained To Floor

Christopher Loeb’s attorney said her 28-year-old client suffered great physical pain after he was beaten while in custody at Suffolk County Police Department in 2012.

02/07/2015

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Advocates File Lawsuit Against NYS To Clarify Law On Doctor-Assisted Suicide

Patients and doctors in support of the lawsuit are asking the court to declare patients facing the end of life have a right under the state Constitution to make autonomous decisions about their bodies.

02/04/2015

Lindsay Lohan performs during a photocall for "Speed The Plow" at Playhouse Theatre on September 30, 2014 in London.  (credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

Lindsay Lohan, Mother Sue Fox News For Defamation

Actress Lindsay Lohan and her mother Dina Lohan have filed a lawsuit accusing Fox News, TV host Sean Hannity and guest commentator Michelle Fields of defamation for claiming the actress and her mother did cocaine together.

02/03/2015

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Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Files Civil Suit Against Woman Who Made Rape Claims

Last month, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced no criminal charges would be filed in the case.

02/02/2015

Some residents on Long Island are against a proposed video gambling parlor at an old Fortunoff store in Westbury. (Photo: CBS2)

Nassau OTB Backs Off Plans For Casino In Westbury Following Strong Opposition

The attorney for Nassau OTB said although they believed the site would have received all the necessary approvals, the opposition no longer made the property viable.

01/31/2015

Joan and Melissa Rivers in 2013 (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for VH1)

Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

Protesters who want to see changes to New York's teacher tenure rules hold a rally outside Richmond County Court on Jan. 14, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Judge Hears Arguments In Motion To Dismiss NY Teacher Tenure Lawsuits

The plaintiffs in the lawsuits argue that job protections for teachers deprive students of a sound, basic education.

01/14/2015

A New York University (NYU) student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities on February 29, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Appeals Court Reviews Muslims’ Claims About NYPD Surveillance

A federal appeals court panel in Philadelphia on Tuesday was reviewing the legality of the controversial NYPD religious surveillance program.

01/13/2015

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LI Widow Sues Doctor For Negligence After Husband’s Suicide

Attorney Jeffrey Lisabeth said a loving, hardworking police lieutenant became a different person before committing suicide with his service revolver.

01/10/2015

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NYPD To Revise Patrol Guide After Stop-And-Frisk Lawsuit Settlement

The NYPD will revise its patrol guide and training materials over stop-and-frisk practices in New York City Housing Authority buildings, as part of a preliminary agreement to settle a lawsuit.

01/08/2015

Flushing, Queens McDonald's Attack

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Sues Claiming He Was Attacked By Employee At Queens McDonald’s

Instead of service with a smile, a McDonald’s customer in Queens said he was smacked by employee after being refused service.

12/29/2014

Jean Mamakos (credit: CBS2)

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

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