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Dunes in Brick, New Jersey (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey Shore Couple Given $1 Settlement After Resisting Protective Dune

With the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching, New Jersey took two big steps Wednesday toward protecting its still-vulnerable coastline from future storms.

09/25/2013

Giants co-owner John Mara (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Former Players, Giants’ Mara React To NFL Concussion Settlement

The NFL agreed Thursday to pay more than three-quarters of a billion dollars to settle lawsuits by Tony Dorsett and thousands of other former players who are suffering from dementia and other concussion-related brain injuries.

08/30/2013

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)/Vito Lopez (credit: CBS 2)

NYS Taxpayers To Cover Cost Of Lawsuits Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

Under New York law, the state defends elected officials who acted in their official capacity.

06/25/2013

Clayton Osbon (credit: Personal Photo)

JetBlue Has Settled Lawsuit Over Pilot’s Mid-Flight Freakout

A lawsuit against JetBlue following a pilot’s meltdown on a New York-to-Las Vegas flight has been quietly settled.

06/12/2013

Jeffrey Deskovic (file/credit: Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice)

Wrongly Convicted Man Jeffrey Deskovic Awarded Graduate Degree

Jeffrey Deskovic, who was freed in 2006 after 16 years in prison, received his diploma from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.

05/29/2013

Mortgage (credit: clipart.com)

N.Y. Attorney General: Banks Dropped The Ball On Loan Modification Applications

The New York State Attorney General’s office has announced plans to sue Bank of America and Wells Fargo for violating the terms of a $26 million mortgage settlement.

05/06/2013

New York Police Department officers surround a central tent as they clear the 'Occupy Wall Street' protest from Zuccotti Park in the early morning hours of November 15, 2011 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Settlement Announced In Lawsuit Over Seizure Of OWS Library

A settlement was announced Tuesday in a lawsuit over the seizure of the Occupy Wall Street library at Zuccotti Park.

04/09/2013

Cigarette smoking

City To Receive $2.4 Million Settlement From FedEx Ground Over Alleged Contraband Cigarette Deliveries

The city sued FedEx Ground for accepting packages from a Kentucky company called CigarettesDirect2U, which helped New Yorkers evade high cigarette taxes by shipping untaxed cartons from out-of-state.

03/16/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

$5 Million Settlement In Newark Schoolyard Murder Lawsuit

The families of three college-bound friends murdered in a Newark schoolyard in 2007 have reached a $5 million settlement Tuesday in a lawsuit against the city and state.

02/12/2013

George Hess and Caroline Stern (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Couple Will Dance In Subway Again After Settlement

An Upper West Side couple now has no qualms about dancing in the subway, after the city settled with them for $75,000 following a lawsuit when police arrested them for the act.

01/21/2013

George Hess and Caroline Stern (credit: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

Report: City Settles For $75,000 With Couple Arrested For Dancing In Subway

A Manhattan couple has reportedly settled with the city, after being arrested and held overnight in police custody for dancing on a subway platform.

01/20/2013

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

Chimp Attack Victim Reaches Settlement In Lawsuit

Lawyers for the Stamford woman who was badly mauled by her friend’s pet chimpanzee in 2009 have agreed to a settlement in a lawsuit against the chimp owner’s estate.

11/29/2012

(credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY, NJ & CT Will Receive Millions After Mortgage Settlement

New York and New Jersey will receive upwards of $800 million each while Connecticut will receive $119 million for struggling homeowners, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

02/09/2012

Montefiore (credit: Mark Rodriguez/CBS 2)

Montefiore, Nurses Union Avert Strike

The New York State Nurses Association and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx said Friday they had reached a deal for a new, four-year contract.

12/30/2011

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Ex-Couple Settles Dispute Over Dog In Manhattan Civil Court

Le Conte’s parents gave him the dog while the couple lived together in 2009. After the two broke up in December 2010, Lee took care of Bubkas for about two months, including while Le Conte was traveling in August.

12/29/2011

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