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Dustin Friedland (credit: CBS 2)

Widow Sues After Deadly Carjacking At Short Hills Mall In New Jersey

The woman whose husband was shot and killed in a carjacking at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey in December has filed a lawsuit.

03/14/2014

Kang Chun Wong

Elderly Upper West Side Man Ticketed For Jaywalking Appears In Court

An elderly Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking appeared in court on Wednesday. Kang Chun Wong, 84, showed up in court with his family to sign his traffic ticket.

03/12/2014

Judge Judy Sheindlin and Judge Jerry Sheindlin attend the USC Shoah Foundation Institute 2013 Ambassadors for Humanity gala at the American Museum of Natural History on October 3, 2013 in New York.  (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for the USC Shoah Foundation Institute)

Objection! Judge Judy Sues Conn. Lawyer For Using Her Image In TV Ads

The lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court seeks more than $75,000 in damages Haymond and his firm. In a statement, Judge Judy said she had never filed a lawsuit against anyone before this.

03/12/2014

Workers put in a second fence made from plywood blocking off half of the Children's Magical Garden. A chain-link fence was first installed in May 2013.

(Photo credit: DNAinfo/Serena Solomon)

Activists Fight To Keep Control Of Lower East Side Community Garden

Representatives of a children’s community garden on the Lower East Side have filed a lawsuit, attempting to stop a developer from doing away with part of it for a new building.

03/11/2014

Rachel Canning, of New Jersey, in court March 4 (CBS 2)

Social Media Frenzy For Fla. Student Mistaken For Rachel Canning, NJ Teen Who Sued Parents

When Florida’s Rachel Canning checked her Instagram account Monday night, she had 200 pending “follow” requests. People also left profanity-laced comments on a Facebook page she used to campaign for homecoming queen.

03/06/2014

Basquiat Work Pulled

Christie’s Pulls One Basquiat Work From Auction After Authenticity Challenge

After a lawsuit by the estate of late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat suggested some of the works may be fakes, Christie’s auction house has removed one piece for review.

03/05/2014

Rachel Canning, of New Jersey, in court March 4 (CBS 2)

N.J. Teen’s Suit Against Parents Raises Questions About Dealing With Young Adults

Parents and child psychologists weighed in Wednesday on the now-notorious lawsuit by Rachel Canning, the New Jersey high school student and cheerleader who has filed a lawsuit against her parents for living expenses and college money.

03/05/2014

Rachel Canning

Judge Denies Tuition Money, Child Support For NJ Teen Suing Parents

A New Jersey couple does not have to pay for their 18-year-old daughter’s college education, a judge ruled Tuesday evening.

03/04/2014

An Upper East Side man says he came home one day to find his apartment completely cleaned out but it turns out that it was all just a big mistake. (Credit CBS 2)

UES Man Says Management Threw Away Everything In His Apartment By Mistake

An Upper East Side man has filed a lawsuit, claiming that his landlords cleared out all of his personal belongings from his apartment and threw them away – when they were supposed to be cleaning out a different unit.

03/04/2014

Basquiat Artwork

Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Estate Suggests Some Works Up For Auction May Be Fakes

An auction of 40 items by the late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat made headlines this week, but now his estate has sued claiming that some of the works may be fakes.

03/04/2014

Rachel Canning

N.J. Teen Sues Parents, Claims She Was Booted From House, Denied College Money

A bitter family was playing out in a New Jersey courtroom Monday, as an 18-year-old student has sued her parents claiming they kicked her out and demanded she pay for her own college education.

03/03/2014

CitiBike Wheel Stop

Conn. Man Files $15 Million Personal Injury Suit Against Citi Bike, City

Ronald Corwin, of Westport, Conn., says he flipped over the bike after his front wheel hit a low barrier installed next to the bicycle docking station on Oct. 25.

02/28/2014

Hot drink at Dunkin' Donuts (file/credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

NJ Woman Sues Dunkin’ Donuts After Getting Burns From Hot Cider

The lawsuit is seeking punitive damages because attorney Amos Gern said his client sustained permanent scars on her thighs.

02/21/2014

Red Light Cameras BIG DL

N.J. State Lawmaker Demands Probe Of Red-Light Camera Vendor After Bribery Claims

A New Jersey state lawmaker called for an investigation Sunday, in the wake of a lawsuit alleging bribes to government officials in 13 different states by a red-light camera company.

02/09/2014

Amityville High School (credit: Google Maps)

L.I. High School Football Players Allege Racism, Assault By Rival Team

The lawsuit alleges that members of the predominantly white Comsewogue High School football team assaulted and shouted racial slurs at the Amityville players during a game that ended in a violent brawl last November.

02/07/2014

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