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African-American LAPD Captain Files Lawsuit Against City For Discrimination, Retaliation

A black Los Angeles police captain is filing a lawsuit against the city, alleging that he was denied promotions due to the fact that he did not conform with what he claims is Chief Charlie Beck’s belief that all officers sent to Board of Rights hearings should be fired.

04/14/2014

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City Council OKs Request To Pay For Up To $200K In Legal Fees For Huizar

The Los Angeles City Council Friday agreed to pay for legal fees for Councilman Jose Huizar following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former staffer.

04/11/2014

Personnel from Southern California Edison were called in after investigators found an electrical bypass had been installed at the operation in Pinion Hills. (courtesy San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Dept.)

SoCal Edison Settles With Homeowners After Pot-Growing Tenant Racks Up $140K Bill

Southern California Edison has settled a lawsuit filed by two Rowland Heights women who claimed the utility company kept their home in the dark after a marijuana-growing tenant racked up a $140,000 electric bill and the women refused to pay.

04/11/2014

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Police Sgt. Sues City, Claims He Was Discriminated Against For Wiccan Religion

Sgt. A.J. DeBellis, who joined the LAPD in 1990, filed a complaint Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court alleging discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

04/07/2014

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Inglewood Mortuary Sued After Allegedly Burying Veteran Without Notifying Family

Jamilah Pitts says she paid Simpson Family Mortuary nearly $1,700 to bury her father Edward Pitts, a Vietnam veteran, with full military honors at the Riverside National Cemetery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/07/2014

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LA Sheriff’s Deputy Accuses Male Colleagues Of Demanding Sex From Female Trainees

“We want the public to know about this,” said Smith, “We want them to know there is a problem with this department.”

03/28/2014

University student Aloni Bonilla (pictured) has filed a lawsuit that claims she suffered a black eye and other injuries after an encounter with a CHP officer. (Photo courtesy Justice For Aloni/Facebook)

CSULA Student Alleges Excessive Force After CHP Arrest

A Southern California college student Friday announced a federal lawsuit against a California Highway Patrol officer for alleged excessive force against a young woman.

03/21/2014

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer. (credit: CBS)

City Council Agrees To Pay Couple Whose Baby Was Killed At Art Walk Event $500K

A 2012 lawsuit faulted the city for not putting up traffic barriers for an event attended by “tens of thousands of pedestrians.”

03/19/2014

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Judge Allows Lawsuit Over Kardashian-West Proposal Video

A lawsuit by Kim Kardashian and Kanye West over leaked footage of their marriage proposal can proceed because it does not violate the free speech rights of the co-founder of YouTube, a judge ruled Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/18/2014

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Lawsuit Says California Mortgage Money Mishandled

Three community assistance organizations sued Gov. Jerry Brown and other state officials on Friday, alleging the state improperly diverted nearly $370 million that was intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2014

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City Of LA Files Suit Against Time Warner Cable For Nearly $10M In Unpaid Fees

City Attorney Mike Feuer Friday announced a $10 million lawsuit against Time Warner Cable, alleging the media company refused to pay fees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2014

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Model Sues Playboy, Morning Show Host For Hitting Her In Butt With Golf Club

According to the complaint, Dickson says she was invited to the Playboy Golf Finals at the Industry Hills Golf Club on March 30, 2012, where she was to help Playboy Playmates host.

03/13/2014

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Man Files Suit After Allegedly Getting Hurt While Building Tongue-Shaped Slide For Miley Tour

A man is suing a Santa Fe Springs-based equipment supply company after he allegedly got hurt while helping to build a fabricated tongue-shaped slide for a Miley Cyrus tour.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2014

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Proposed Settlement In LA Councilman Car Accident Could Cost City $185K

A traffic accident caused by Los Angeles City Councilman Huizar when he was driving a city-owned vehicle could cost taxpayers $185,000.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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5 Convicted Bell Leaders Sue Former City Attorney

Five former leaders of the city of Bell who were convicted in a municipal fraud scandal sued their former city attorney Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/07/2014

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