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Highway signs.
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Tony Romeo
April 04, 2019 - 2:25 pm
UPDATED: 9 p.m. HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike and SEPTA have gotten some good news from a federal judge: the Commonwealth has prevailed in a federal lawsuit challenging a funding scheme for mass transit. But long-term woes remain, and the truckers who brought the suit...
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Dreamstime
March 29, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Despite what that groundhog said, it's still icy. If you slip, who can you sue? Vermont officials announced the launch of their annual "guess how long the ice will last on Lake Memphremagog" contest. The person who guesses...
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Facebook is facing housing discrimination charges from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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March 28, 2019 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real estate brokers to systematically exclude groups such as non-Christians, immigrants and minorities from seeing ads for houses and apartments. The civil...
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New York City subway
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March 27, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A woman who claims the sight of an oversized advertisement of "Dexter" star Michael C. Hall caused her to panic and fall down the stairs at Grand Central Station has sued Showtime. She said it was reckless of the network...
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A key state lawmaker says he’s optimistic that the state will prevail in a lawsuit over turnpike toll hikes that have resulted from a funding scheme for mass transit.
Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
March 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A key state lawmaker says he’s optimistic that the state will prevail in a lawsuit over turnpike toll hikes that have resulted from a funding scheme for mass transit. The state transportation secretary has said losing the case could be “catastrophic." The federal...
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Tamara Lanier holds an 1850 photograph of Renty, a South Carolina slave who Lanier said is her family's patriarch, at her home in Norwich, Conn.
John Shishmanian/The Norwich Bulletin via AP
March 20, 2019 - 9:08 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University has "shamelessly" turned a profit from photos of two 19th-century slaves while ignoring requests to turn the photos over to the slaves' descendants, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. Tamara Lanier, of Norwich, Connecticut, is suing the Ivy League school for "...
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Jones Davis' family is suing Wesley Enhanced Living over Jones Davis' death.
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Cherri Gregg
March 20, 2019 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — An Olney family filed a wrongful lawsuit Wednesday against a Germantown assisted living facility over the death of their 78-year-old mother, saying that staff allowed the woman to wander to her death. "I was very angry," said Heather Davis Stokes, as she and sister...
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Containers of Roundup are displayed on a store shelf in San Francisco.
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March 19, 2019 - 9:07 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer, a jury determined Tuesday in the first phase of a trial that attorneys said could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits. The unanimous verdict by the six-person jury in federal court in...
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In a September 2016 photo, Yale's women's Head Soccer Coach Rudy Meredith, who is accused of accepting $400,000 to doctor a prospective student's portfolio, gives a high five to a player.
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March 14, 2019 - 12:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the first lawsuit to come out of the college bribery scandal, several students are suing Yale, Georgetown, Stanford and other schools involved in the case, saying they and others were denied a fair shot at admission. The plaintiffs brought the class-action complaint...
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Halloween Horror Nights
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March 13, 2019 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A mother and her teenage daughter have sued Dorney Park because the teen — who was visiting its Halloween-themed exhibit in October — was too scared. She told the costumed ghouls to stop, but they came up behind her anyway...
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