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U.S. Department Of Justice Asks Court To Block On-Screen Ad Company Merger

The U.S. Department of Justice asked a court Monday to block a planned merger of the nation’s only two large cinema on-screen advertising companies, saying consumers might face higher prices at theaters if a merger is carried out.

11/03/2014

JHS 145 in the Bronx (Credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Middle School Holds Suspension Hearing For 2 Boys Accused Of Raping 2 Girls

The victims, ages 12 and 13, did not make an appearance at the hearing.

11/03/2014

Melissa Rivers and Joan Rivers  (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Joan Rivers’ Daughter Hires Law Firm For Possible Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The move could lead to the filing of a multi-million dollar wrongful death lawsuit against Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic on the Upper East Side.

10/29/2014

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NYC Accused By Feds Of Ripping Off Medicaid With False Claims

The federal government has filed a lawsuit against New York City, alleging that the city ripped off Medicaid for millions of dollars by submitting tens of thousands of false claims.

10/27/2014

Autumn Pasquale (credit: New Jersey State Police)

Family Of Girl Slain By Teen Files Suit Against Law Enforcement Agencies In NJ

The lawsuit alleges that if police had acted properly, there’s “a reasonable chance” Autumn Pasquale would still be alive.

10/27/2014

(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

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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

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