Adam Lanza killed his mother at their home before carrying out the school shooting and committing suicide.
City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office says it has received 205 notices of claim surrounding the March 12 gas blast as of Monday.
John Grega, who lives in Lake Ronkonkoma, was wrongfully convicted of killing his wife in a Vermont condominium in 1994 while they were on vacation with their son.
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has proposed revisions in state law, so that more people wrongfully convicted of crimes bring damage claims against the state.
Three survivors of the Metro-North derailment have filed lawsuits against the railroad.
Neighbors rallied in the Orange County municipality of Pine Bush Sunday night, saying the good name of their town has been besmirched following reports of anti-Semitic bullying at an area school.
A federal judge has ruled that unpaid interns do not have the legal standing to bring sexual harassment claims against their employers, according to published reports.
In his weekly radio address Sunday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted two proposals that he said would “undermine public safety” by placing a yoke on the NYPD.
A proposal to make it easier to sue over police stop and frisks is setting has set a stage for an unusual drama in New York City politics, as backers said Wednesday they would press to get it passed despite opposition from City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
A Chelsea facility that kept millions of dollars’ worth of wine has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of damage by Superstorm Sandy and subsequent lawsuits, according to published reports.
The fiancee and friends of an unarmed man killed in a 50-bullet police shooting said they wanted justice. The city did what it has done time and time again: pay.