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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

(Photo by Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images)

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

Gov. Chris Christie

Judge To Hear Lawsuit Opposing Christie’s Planned Pension Cuts

The State Troopers union argues the governor cannot take $2.4 billion from public workers’ pensions to fill a big budget gap. A Mercer County judge will hear the case.

06/06/2014

Transgender Man Claims He Was Booted From Men’s Locker Room At Staten Island Pool

A transgender man is suing the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, claiming he was kicked out of a men’s locker room at a public pool on Staten Island.

06/03/2014

A New Jersey woman is suing her neighbors over their son's drumming (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Sues Neighbors Over Their Son’s Drumming

Danny Palazzo’s neighbor claims he’s ruining her quality of life by playing the drums at all hours.

05/30/2014

The Beastie Boys (credit: Junko Kimura/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys’ Adam Horovitz: ‘We Don’t License Our Songs For Products’

Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz of the Beastie Boys testified Wednesday in a trial of the group’s lawsuit alleging that beverage maker Monster Energy Co. violated its copyrights.

05/28/2014

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Lawsuit Filed Over Cooper Union’s Decision To Charge Tuition

The suit alleges the trustees built an extravagant new academic building that the institution couldn’t afford and squandered the school’s endowment.

05/28/2014

Terry Crews (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Player-Turned-Actor Terry Crews: ‘The NFL Is A Cult’

Crews is going hard at the NFL, calling it “a cult” as the league is reeling from another bombshell lawsuit.

05/21/2014

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