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Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan was critically injured in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. The crash killed comedian James McNair. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Rejects Bid To Delay Tracy Morgan’s Civil Suit Against Walmart

The motion to delay the lawsuit came from Kevin Roper, the driver of the Walmart truck police said crashed into the back of Morgan’s limo van on the New Jersey Turnpike in June.

12/13/2014

Bud Selig (Photo by Jonathan Fickies/Getty Images)

MLB, Selig Hit With Discrimination Lawsuit

The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters says in a lawsuit she has faced discrimination there for two decades.

12/12/2014

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New Lawsuit Claims Cosby Molested Woman When She Was 15 In 1974

A Southern California woman became the latest accuser against Bill Cosby Tuesday, claiming in a lawsuit that the comedian molested her around 1974 when she was 15 years old.

12/02/2014

Cecelia Young, 18, has filed a lawsuit against her school and Suffolk County authorities, saying they failed to recognize that she and her two sisters were living in squalor and being neglected. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Girl Who Lived In Long Island House Of Horrors Goes To Court

It made headlines as a house of horrors – an unthinkably vile home on Long Island where a mother raised three children in shocking conditions.

11/24/2014

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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

The Beacon School (credit: beaconschool.org)

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

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