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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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Torrance Drug Rehab Center Sued For Wrongful Death In Fatal DUI Case

The family of a Torrance man who was fatally struck by a car driven by a drunk substance-abuse counselor filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the woman’s employer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/20/2014

Clinton Alford Jr. (center) is seen here in an undated photo. (credit: CBS)

Lawsuit Alleges LAPD Officers Kicked Man Unconscious

A man who says Los Angeles police officers beat and kicked him unconscious has filed a lawsuit alleging civil rights violations.

11/14/2014

Delorian Cole is battling her insurance company and a rare illness that causes her breasts to go rapidly. (credit: CBS)

11-Year-Old Girl Battles Her Insurance Company, Rare Illness That Causes Her Breasts To Grow Rapidly

Delorian Cole is battling a rare, painful and public disease.

11/13/2014

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Caltech Professor Alleges Retaliation For Alerting Feds To Suspected Violations At JPL

The lawsuit filed by Dr. Sandra Troian alleges the physics professor faced retaliation for telling the FBI that she suspected illegal activities at the university-managed NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

11/13/2014

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