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Elderly Man Injured During Jaywalking Citation On UWS To Sue The City

Police insisted that officers did not strike Wong deliberately, and that when an officer pulled out a summons book and began writing a ticket, a struggle ensued.

08/22/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton joins Eric Garner's family after meeting with federal prosecutors in Brooklyn on July 25, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney

Garner’s family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.

08/21/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island DA: Grand Jury To Review Eric Garner’s Death

The Medical Examiner’s office previously dubbed Garner’s July 17 death a homicide caused by “compression of his neck (chokehold), compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police.”

08/19/2014

Glass from a shattered plate glass window penetrated Javier Payne's lung, his family said. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Bronx Family To File $25M Lawsuit After Cop Allegedly Pushes Teen Through Window

The family of a 14-year-old Bronx boy who says he was thrown by cops through a plate glass window is suing the city for $25 million.

08/07/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (left) and Hector Ballesteros announce a $5 million lawsuit against New York City on June 17, 2014. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family Sues NYC After Bronx Woman’s Body Mistakenly Sent To Medical School

The city medical examiner’s office treated a Bronx grandmother like “garbage” when it mistakenly shipped off her corpse for research, the woman’s family alleges in a new lawsuit.

06/17/2014

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Family Of MTA Bus Driver Killed In Crash To Sue Nightclub For Serving Alleged Killer

William Pena’s relatives are suing the nightclub 1 Oak, where Dominic Whilby, 22, of Griffin, Ga., was partying before the Feb. 12 accident.

02/24/2014

Sanford Rubenstein describes his injuries to reporters on Jan. 27, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Elderly Jaywalker Claims Police Roughed Him Up, Sues NYPD, City For $5M

A elderly Chinese immigrant is suing the NYPD and the city, alleging that police officers roughed him up after he jaywalked on the Upper West Side earlier this month.

01/27/2014

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Man Dies Shortly After Early Morning Encounter With Police

A Brooklyn man and father of nine died on Thursday after a member of his family was questioned by police about a cellphone robbery.

08/15/2013

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein with 4-year-old Ariel Russo's parents after it was announced the DOI will investigate the new 911 system. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 8800

City Department Of Investigation To Probe New 911 System

After Ariel Russo was struck by a speeding SUV while walking to pre-kindergarten with her grandmother, there was a four-minute delay before EMS was dispatched.

07/10/2013

Ariel Russo (Handout)

Family Of UWS Crash Victim Ariel Russo, 4, Suing City Over 911 Response Time

Ariel Russo’s family blames her death on a bungled 911 call saying it delayed getting an ambulance to the scene.

06/12/2013

Autistic Man Burned

Lawsuit: Bronx Group Home Workers Branded Disabled Man With Potato Masher

The lawsuit claims 24-year-old Eduardo Sandoval was branded with a hot potato masher by at least one staffer at the Leake & Watts residential facility last June.

05/20/2013

Reynaldo Cuevas (credit: Family handout)

Family Of Bodega Worker Accidentally Killed By Police To Sue City

The family of a bodega worker who was accidentally shot and killed by a New York City police officer during a robbery plans to sue the city for $25 million.

03/02/2013

Noel Polanco In Uniform (credit: Facebook)

Family Of Noel Polanco Files Notice Of Claim Against NYC, Detective

The family of an unarmed National Guardsman killed by police during a Queens traffic stop is taking first official step toward a lawsuit.

02/20/2013

NYPD Cruiser/file (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Family Of Paralyzed Teen Calls For Criminal Investigation Of NYPD-Involved Crash

Leonel Cuevas was riding on a dirt bike that collided with a patrol car on Walton Avenue Oct. 27. The driver of the bike was killed.

12/11/2012

Pierre and Rose Ulysse attend a court hearing in brooklyn for their son's attackers - Jul 13, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

2 Middle School Bullies Charged, Released In Case Of Anti-Gay Assault That Left Victim Blind In One Eye

Two teenage boys were charged Friday with assault as a hate crime, following a June 5th bullying incident that left their victim blind in one eye.

07/13/2012

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