Lawsuits

Food Bank
John Moore/Getty Images
Peter Haskell
January 16, 2020 - 5:52 pm
New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are among a group of states suing the Trump administration over its plans to cut back on the food stamp program known as SNAP.
Read More
Court
Michał Chodyra
Rich Lamb
January 13, 2020 - 3:06 pm
Families of 9/11 victims attended a hearing on Monday regarding their lawsuit against the Saudi government for its involvement in the terror attacks.
Read More
FILE - This Sept. 2015, file image made from U.S. Border Patrol surveillance video shows a child crawling on the concrete floor near the bathroom area of a holding cell, and a woman and children wrapped in Mylar sheets at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection station in Douglas, Ariz. A years-old lawsuit challenging detention conditions in several of the Border Patrol’s Arizona stations will go to trial Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, as the agency as a whole has come under fire following several migrant deaths. The lawsuit was first filed in June 2015 and applies to eight Border Patrol facilities in Arizona where attorneys say migrants are held in unsafe and inhumane conditions. (U.S. Border Patrol via AP, File)
AP News
January 12, 2020 - 1:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A years-old lawsuit challenging detention conditions in several of the Border Patrol’s Arizona stations will go to trial Monday as the agency as a whole has come under fire following several migrant deaths. The lawsuit filed in 2015 applies to eight Border Patrol facilities in...
Read More
Closeup of Birth Certificate
iStock / Getty Images Plus
Associated Press
January 07, 2020 - 1:44 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A transgender teen unable to change the sex listed on his birth certificate sued New York state Tuesday, claiming a discriminatory policy is forcing him to rely on a document that inaccurately portrays his identity. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Albany argues that...
Read More
Staples
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Associated Press
January 06, 2020 - 6:43 pm
A New Jersey man who sued Staples Inc. after injuring his back when he fell in a store was awarded more than $3.64 million in a jury verdict, the law firm representing him said Monday.
Read More
Arline Lester
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
Sophia Hall
January 06, 2020 - 1:30 pm
A family feud centered on the life of an elderly mother has gone to court on Long Island.
Read More
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
Kelly Waldron/WCBS 880
Kristie Keleshian
January 02, 2020 - 4:18 pm
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is calling on the city comptroller to audit the NYPD about its reported lack of accommodations for officers who need to pump breast milk.
Read More
Johnson & Johnson
Mario Tama/Getty Images
Associated Press
January 02, 2020 - 3:50 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state sued Johnson & Johnson on Thursday, claiming the company was negligent when it used deceptive marketing to say the drugs were effective for treating pain and were unlikely to cause addiction. The multinational company that supplies raw materials used to make...
Read More
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a Newport Town Hall Breakfast Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019, at the Newport Opera House in Newport, N.H. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)
Associated Press
December 31, 2019 - 12:23 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he would enact federal drinking water standards for a group of toxic chemicals that have caused widespread contamination in New Hampshire and other states. New Hampshire recently set some of the nation's toughest...
Read More
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 file photo, Judge Timothy Feeley, left, addresses former the Rev. Richard J. McCormick, 74, in Salem Superior Court in Boston. Joey Covino said the entirety of his adult life had been altered by McCormick’s abuse over two summers at a Salesian camp - failed relationships, his decisions to join the military and later the police, nightmares that plagued him. His decision to come forward led to McCormick being convicted of rape in 2014 and sentenced to up to 10 years. McCormick since has pleaded guilty to assaulting another boy. (Faith Ninivaggi/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
AP News
December 28, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Richard J. Poster served time for possessing child pornography, violated his probation by having contact with children, admitted masturbating in the bushes near a church school and in 2005 was put on a sex offender registry. And yet the former Catholic priest was only just this month added to a...
Read More

Pages