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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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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

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