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Brooklyn Tenants Say Landlord Is Trying To Force Them Out Of Rent-Stabilized Apartments

Tenants allege the landlord failed to make repairs and seldom cashed rent checks in a scheme to evict them from their rent-controlled apartments.

04/15/2014

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Wrongly Convicted Brooklyn Man Sues State For $25 Million After Serving 24 Years In Prison

Derrick Deacon was convicted in the 1989 shooting death of teenager during a robbery in a Flatbush apartment complex. He was freed on new evidence last year.

04/14/2014

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Brooklyn Man Named ‘God’ Sues Credit Rating Agency For Refusing To Recognize His Name

God Gazarov said an Equifax customer-service representative even suggested that he change his name to resolve the issue.

04/11/2014

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Lawsuit: L.I. Nursing Home Workers Hired Stripper To Put On Show For Residents

The elderly woman was “photographed by nursing home staff at East Neck Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in West Babylon as as a muscular, almost nude male dancer gyrated in front of her,” according to the lawsuit.

04/08/2014

FILE - Cans of Four Loko are seen in the liquor department of a Kwik Stop store. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Four Loko Agrees Not To Promote Product With Anyone Underage

New York is among 20 states that have reached agreement with the makers of the fruit flavored malt beverages Four Loko, meant to ensure marketing through social media isn’t aimed at underage drinkers.

03/25/2014

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NJ Judge Allows Parents Of Alleged Bullies To Be Sued

Nearly a dozen students and their parents have been brought into a lawsuit filed by a New Jersey teenager who accused two school districts of not doing enough to stop eight years of bullying.

03/25/2014

Charla Nash seeks right to sue state, March 21, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Some Conn. State Lawmakers Have Doubts About Letting Chimp Attack Victim Sue

Some Connecticut lawmakers have expressed doubts about giving a woman mauled by a chimpanzee in 2009 the right to sue the state for $150 million.

03/22/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio (Credit: Governor's Office; (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sources: Cuomo Could Overrule de Blasio In Charter School Battle

Mayor Bill de Blasio is being pressured by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to settle his fight with charter school operators. According to sources, if he doesn’t the governor is threatening to settle the issue himself.

03/21/2014

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Man Threatened With Defamation Lawsuit Over Negative Yelp Review

Many people use Yelp to find out about a business before they give them their business, but one Midtown business owner threatened to sue over some bad reviews.

03/21/2014

Charla Nash speaks with reporters on March 21, 2014. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Chimp Attack Victim Asks Again For Right To Sue State For $150M

A woman disfigured in a 2009 chimpanzee attack appealed Friday for permission to pursue a $150 million lawsuit against the state, appearing before lawmakers to argue that officials knew the animal was a threat and failed to take action.

03/21/2014

Charla Nash on Aug. 10, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Charla Nash To Appeal To Conn. Lawmakers For Right To Sue State Over Chimp Attack

Nash contends the state had the authority and obligation to seize the dangerous animal. But a state commissioner last year dismissed Nash’s request for permission to sue the state government for $150 million.

03/19/2014

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$98 Million Settlement Reached In FDNY Discrimination Case

A black firefighters’ group that had sued New York City, alleging discrimination, said Tuesday that minority fire department applicants will be eligible to receive back pay totaling $98 million.

03/18/2014

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

Judge Dismisses New Jersey Student’s Lawsuit Against Parents

The dismissal order issued Tuesday by state Superior Court Judge Peter Bogaard comes nearly a week after Rachel Canning reunited with her family and moved back to their Lincoln Park home.

03/18/2014

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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

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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

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