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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

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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

Ticketmaster To Pay Customers In Settlement

Ticketmaster’s troubles began when some Bruce Springsteen fans accused the company of deception, charging more and profiting off hidden fees. Then came the class-action suit filed by attorneys on behalf of tens of thousands of angry ticket buyers.

12/02/2011

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (FILE PHOTO: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Sen. Lautenberg, Rep. Holt Settle Lawsuit By Former Election Worker

Angela Genova, a lawyer for both campaigns, confirmed the settlement, which showed up in recently filed campaign finance documents for the New Jersey Democrats.

11/02/2011

Bernard Madoff - File / Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Judge Approves Massive Madoff Settlement

A historic $7.2 billion deal was approved Thursday to settle a lawsuit brought against the estate of one of the oldest and wealthiest clients of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff.

01/13/2011

Barack Obama by Shepard Fairey (credit: AP Photo/National Portrait Gallery)

Judge Drops Claims In Obama ‘HOPE’ Artist Vs. AP

Federal Judge Alvin Hellerstein said in a one-page order that a “suggestion of settlement” led him to dismiss claims between Shepard Fairey and the AP.

01/12/2011

Prison (credit: AP)

NJ Man Wrongfully Convicted Settles For $1M

Nearly five years after being released from prison for a murder and rape he didn’t commit, Larry Leroy Peterson is finally free to start his life anew at age 59.

01/07/2011

Bernie Madoff

No Joy For Many Madoff Victims, Despite Settlement

The news that some of Bernard Madoff’s victims could be getting half their money back was of little comfort to Richard and Cynthia Friedman, and others who saw their life savings erased in the mammoth fraud.

12/18/2010

About 95 percent of the city's police officers, firefighters and other first responders agreed to a $625 million settlement with the city. (Credit: Getty Images)

Ground Zero Workers Agree To Settlement

More than 10,000 Ground Zero first responders have agreed to a settlement with the city.

11/20/2010

First Responders Rally Near Ground Zero/file (credit: Getty Images)

Most 9/11 Responders Settle Suits Over WTC Dust

More than 95 percent of workers who sued after being exposed to the toxic dust at Ground Zero have joined a legal settlement that will pay them at least $625 million.

CBS New York–11/19/2010

Police officers and other emergency workers are seen at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 13, 2001 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Deadline Looms For 9/11 Responders Settlement

Monday is deadline day for thousands of ground zero first responders — who must decide whether to sign on to a settlement deal with the New York City.

11/08/2010

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