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Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More On Safety

Uber’s head of global safety wrote in a blog post Wednesday that in 2015 the company will “build new safety programs and intensify others.”

12/17/2014

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2 Hotel Groups Sue City Of LA Over $15 Minimum Wage

The City of Los Angeles Tuesday was being sued in federal court by two hotel industry groups challenging the recent passage of a $15.37 per hour minimum wage for employees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2014

A movie called "The Interview" officially opened with none of the stars giving interviews on the red carpet. (credit: CBS)

Hackers Who Attacked Sony Pictures Evoke 9/11 In New Threat

A group claiming to be behind the cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment issued a rambling threat Tuesday against theaters planning to show the upcoming film “The Interview,” and said people considering going to the movie should “remember the 11th of September 2001.”

12/16/2014

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Lawyer: Witnesses Back Sex-Abuse Claim Against Cosby

A lawyer for a woman who says Bill Cosby sexually abused her when she was 15 stated in a recent court filing that he has interviewed two witnesses who corroborate her story.

12/15/2014

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LAPD Chief, Mayor Garcetti Reiterate Promise To Release Ezell Ford Autopsy By Year’s End

At a news conference, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Eric Garcetti reiterate a promise they’ve been making since last month to release the autopsy in the police shooting death of Ezell Ford.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/15/2014

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Woman Sues Hospital After Developing Disease That Required Amputation Of Her Fingers, Toes

A woman has filed a lawsuit against City of Hope National Medical Center after she claims doctors failed to give her vaccinations that could have prevented her from developing a life-altering disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2014

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Ex-‘Top Model’ Sues Tyra Banks Alleging Show Denied Her Top Prize Because Of Escort Past

Angelea Preston is seeking at least $3 million in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court.

12/10/2014

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California Prosecutors Sue Uber; Lyft Settles

Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey partnered with Gascon in a probe of the nascent ridesharing industry. A third company — Sidecar — is still under investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

Mexican-American singer and television star Jenni Rivera died on Dec. 9, 2012 in a plane crash. She was 43. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for LARAS)

Jenni Rivera’s Estate Sues Over Fatal Plane Crash

Rivera’s estate filed the negligence lawsuit against Starwood Management Inc. in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday.

12/08/2014

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Passage Of Time Makes Proving Cosby Claims Tough

Any case against Bill Cosby — who in recent weeks has seen a flurry of decades-old sexual assault allegations, a lawsuit and a police investigation into a molestation claim — would rely on conflicting testimony, and possibly jurors’ emotions, legal experts say.

12/07/2014

A local teen is suing a fasting food restaurant after he said he found a razor blade in his chili cheese fries. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: Teen Files Lawsuit After Saying His Wienerschnitzel Chili Cheese Fries Contained A Razor Blade

“There was this razor,” Arreon Molina says, “it was corroded and nasty inside there.”

12/05/2014

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Man Sues Nintendo Over Donkey Kong Costume Outing

A man who says he suffered a serious heart condition after wearing a Donkey Kong ape costume at the Los Angeles Zoo has sued Nintendo.

12/02/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Mark Berndt (right) (credit: CBS)

LAUSD Avoids Trial And Reaches $139M Settlement In Miramonte Sex Abuse Case

The Los Angeles Unified School District Friday reached a settlement with more than 80 victims in the Miramonte Elementary School child sex abuse case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2014

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WeHo Woman Sues Apple After iPad Ignites

A West Hollywood woman is suing Apple after she suffered injuries when her iPad caught fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2014

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Chino Valley Unified School District Target Of Suit Over Prayer At Board Meetings

A local school district is the target of a lawsuit by the group Freedom from Religion, which claims that prayer during board meetings violates the First Amendment.

11/20/2014

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