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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

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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

Salvatore Cambria (left) and Eric Onyango said they bought a $1 million winning Powerball ticket in New Jersey, and threw it in the garbage when they read the wrong winning numbers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pair Claiming To Have Thrown Away $1 Million Lotto Ticket Suing N.J. Lottery

Erick Onyango and Salvatore Cambria, both of Suffern, N.Y., claim they had a million-dollar lottery ticket in their hands, but they threw it away.

06/26/2014

Traffic on the George Washington Bridge on Nov. 18, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Woman Claims Employer Punished Her For Reporting Traffic-Related Anxiety

A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit, alleging that her commute home made her sick. The woman also claimed her bosses fired her after her doctors diagnosed her with a unique disability.

06/26/2014

A picture shows the Barclays Bank headquarters in Canary Wharf, east London, on May 8, 2014. (Photo credit: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

New York AG Files Lawsuit Against Barclays PLC Over Alleged Deceit

The allegations against Barclays were contained in a securities fraud lawsuit that Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced at a Manhattan news conference Wednesday.

06/25/2014

Jesse Friedman and his wife Lisabeth Walsh after the DA issued a report on his conviction, June 24, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Jesse Friedman Sues Nassau DA Over Review Of Sex Abuse Case

Jesse Friedman, the former Long Island man who pleaded guilty in a notorious 1980s sex abuse case, alleged Thursday that prosecutors defamed him to look like a “bad guy.”

06/19/2014

Rinat Dray filed a lawsuit, claiming Staten Island University Hospital performed a C-section against her will (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Sues Staten Island University Hospital Over Alleged Forced C-Section

Rinat Dray said she felt her doctor was being impatient as he continued to pressure her to have a C-section right away, despite her insistence on a natural birth.

06/18/2014

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Lawsuit Claims Landlord Is Trying To Drive P.J. Clarke’s Out Of Downtown Site

The famed P.J. Clarke’s restaurant chain filed a lawsuit against the landlord at its Lower Manhattan space Tuesday, claiming that the property owner tried to drive away customers in an effort to get the restaurant out.

06/11/2014

Federal Agency: Long Island Company Made Workers Pray, Thank God

A discrimination lawsuit was filed Wednesday by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against United Health Programs of America and its parent company, Cost Containment Group.

06/11/2014

Donald Sterling (Photo Credit: Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Sterling: Clippers Are ‘Not For Sale’; Lawsuit Over Deal To Go Ahead

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has pulled his support from a deal to sell the team to former Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and will pursue his $1 billion federal lawsuit against the NBA, his attorney said Monday.

06/09/2014

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