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Powerhouse Fire Victims Sue LADWP

Residents affected by last year’s Powerhouse Fire near Santa Clarita are suing the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, claiming the utility is to blame for starting the blaze that destroyed dozens of homes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–5 hours ago

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LA School Board Passes $25 Million Lawsuit Settlement

The Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to settle a lawsuit over teacher layoffs by spending $25 million to hire more staff for dozens of struggling schools.

04/22/2014

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FedEx Sued Over Deadly Orland Bus Crash

The negligence suit that seeks $100 million in damages is the first filed in connection with the April 10 freeway crash in Orland, said A. King Aminpour, the attorney for the plaintiffs.

04/22/2014

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TSA Reaches Tentative Settlement In Breast Milk Lawsuit, Agrees To Clarify Internal Procedures

The United States Transportation Security Administration has reached a tentative settlement in the highly publicized lawsuit filed by a mother who was allegedly harassed by TSA officers, authorities announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2014

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‘X-Men’ Director’s Accuser Names 3 Other Executives Involved In Alleged Hollywood Sex Ring

The attorney for the man accusing “X-Men” director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager filed a lawsuit Monday naming three additional Hollywood executives allegedly a part of a sex ring.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Sexual Abuse, Participating In Hollywood Sex Ring Involving Boys

An attorney for a former child model and aspiring actor has filed a lawsuit against “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer, accusing him of sexually abusing him as a teenager.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Actress Sues Santa Monica For Collision At Ice Skating Rink That Left Her Dependent On Wheelchair

The plaintiffs allege that city employees saw the risky skating, but did nothing to stop it.

04/17/2014

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‘X-Men’ Director Bryan Singer Accused Of Sex Abuse

A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager in a federal lawsuit filed in Hawaii.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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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

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