Lawsuits

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks during the House Oversight subcommittee hearing on deportation of critically ill children at Capitol Hill in Washington, on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Associated Press
November 04, 2019 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Monday she is sorry for blocking a former Brooklyn elected official from her Twitter account after he was critical of her. In a statement, the Democrat said she had reconsidered her decision, as part of the settlement of a federal lawsuit that Dov...
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Associated Press
October 30, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Connecticut's highest court has ruled that frozen embryos at the center of a divorce case amount to marital property and can be destroyed.
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Subway Rat
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 25, 2019 - 6:48 pm
A retired NYPD officer is suing the MTA and New York City, claiming he ruptured his Achilles tendon while jumping to avoid a rat.
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Post Office
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Associated Press
October 22, 2019 - 7:51 pm
New York City and the state of California are suing the U.S. Postal Service to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries to U.S. residents.
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Attorney Mark Lanier gets a hug outside the U.S. Federal courthouse, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland. The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Associated Press
October 21, 2019 - 5:22 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the terrible toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting the first federal trial over the crisis. The trial, involving Cleveland's Cuyahoga County...
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Associated Press
October 14, 2019 - 7:12 pm
A judge has ruled that the multimillion dollar lawsuit against Connecticut's prison system and several employees brought by a former inmate who says she was sexually assaulted behind bars can go forward.
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Kevin Rincon
October 14, 2019 - 6:07 pm
A Philadelphia woman whose violent arrest at a New Jersey beach last summer was captured on video has filed a federal lawsuit against the police department.
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President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event on "transparency in Federal guidance and enforcement" in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
October 11, 2019 - 11:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's financial records must be turned over to the House of Representatives. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said that lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed from Mazars...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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Joe Avellar
October 09, 2019 - 6:48 pm
New York City on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against nearly two dozen online e-cigarette companies, accusing them of selling products to minors.
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Vape Detection Device
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 09, 2019 - 1:29 pm
New vaping detection devices are being introduced in school districts and municipalities across New York.
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