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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Argues With Teacher Over Exxon Mobil Settlement During Town Hall Meeting

The governor immediately pushed back against the teacher’s claims that the state could have gotten more from the settlement.

03/31/2015

Roger Clemens after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at U.S. District Court in Washington on June 18, 2012. Clemens was acquitted on charges of perjury, making false statements and obstructing Congress for denying he took performance-enhancing drugs.  (Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/GettyImages)

Settlement Reached In Trainer’s Defamation Suit Against Roger Clemens

Attorneys on Wednesday said they have settled a long-running defamation lawsuit against former Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens by his ex-trainer.

03/18/2015

Ramarley Graham (credit:  CBS 2)

City Settles For $3.9 Million In Case Of Ramarley Graham, Bronx Teen Killed By Cop In 2012

The City of New York on Friday agreed to pay $3.9 million to the family of Ramarley Graham, a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.

01/30/2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Stringer Discusses Possibility Of City Settling With Garner Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.

12/16/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trustee: Half-Billion Dollar Settlement Reached For With 2 Madoff Funds

The trustee recovering money for thousands of investors said Monday that a half-billion-dollar settlement has been reached with two financial funds that invested with Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff.

11/17/2014

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New Jersey School To Pay $75K In Race-Based Bullying Settlement

The school district must also review its policies and ensure those who respond to bullying complaints are appropriately trained.

09/10/2014

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Man Arrested After Recording Police Stop-And-Frisk Wins $125K Settlement

Court papers allege the officers overheard Dick George telling three youths to get the officers’ badge numbers next time and in response, violently pulled George out of his car and arrested him.

08/18/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

N.Y. State Receives $3.3 Billion Windfall From Settlement With France’s Largest Bank

New York State was poised Tuesday to collect $3.3 billion from a recent record settlement with the largest bank in France, and the Cuomo administration plans to add it to the state’s general fund.

07/08/2014

Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Comptroller Stringer OK’s Settlement For Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Thursday approved a settlement of $40 million for the five men wrongly convicted in the infamous 1989 Central Park jogger attack.

06/26/2014

Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NFL Agrees To Remove Cap On Damages In Revised Concussion Settlement

The settlement, negotiated over several months, is designed to last at least 65 years and cover retired players who develop Lou Gehrig’s disease, dementia or other neurological problems.

06/25/2014

Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: City Agrees To Settlement With Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

A published report Thursday said the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement to the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a woman in Central Park in 1989.

06/19/2014

Police officers monitor Occupy Wall Street protesters as they march from the United Nations building to Bryant Park on September 17, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC, Occupy Wall Street Protesters Settle Lawsuit Over Alleged Wrongful Arrests

Attorneys from the firm Stecklow Cohen & Thompson said the $583,000 agreement reached Tuesday is the largest settlement to date in a single Occupy-related civil rights case.

06/10/2014

Noel Polanco

$2.5 Settlement For Family Of Noel Polanco, National Guardsman Shot Dead By NYPD

The family of an unarmed National Guardsman killed by police during a Queens traffic stop has settled with the city for millions.

02/12/2014

Members of the press and bystanders watch protesters being arrested during demonstrations on the eve of the Republican National Convention, Aug. 29, 2004. Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators marched on the eve of the four-day RNC. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City To Pay $18 Million To Settle ‘Wrongful’ Arrests During 2004 RNC

The settlement, which must be approved by a federal judge, would end nearly a decade of legal wrangling over more than 1,800 arrests, mostly on charges of disorderly conduct or parading without a permit.

01/15/2014

L.I. Man Settles With State Over Wrongful Conviction For Parents’ Murder

A man who spent 17 years in prison for killing his parents has settled a wrongful conviction lawsuit against the State of New York.

01/07/2014

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