The Whittier Conservancy is suing the city of Whittier, hoping to block development on the site of the former Fred C. Nelles Youth Correctional Facility.
A California family is suing the state for failing to protect their children from fracking. At issue are the state’s new fracking regulations, which went into effect on July 1. Rodrigo Romo, the named plaintiff in the suit, says theShow More Summary
Post by Jenny Erikson. Let's face it -- air travel is just not fun these days. It may have once been a glamorous way to get from point A to point B, but nowadays it's just a pain in the butt. One man doesn't seem to understand that trauma though, and is suing an airline because they had the audacity to seat him next to an overweight passenger. Show More Summary
Oscar nominated actor James Woods is suing a Twitter user after they tweeted a status that called him a cocaine addict. The lawsuit states that an anonymous Twitter user tweeted “cocaine addict James Woods still sniffing and spouting.” Woods believes that is grounds for defamation and invasion of privacy by false light. The outspoken conservative […]
éé Donald Trump made good on threats to sue celebrity chef José Andrés, after the Washington-based toque backed out of a deal to open the flagship restaurant in Trump’s D.C. luxury hotel, slapping him with a $10 million breach-of-contract lawsuit. Earlier this month, Andrés scrapped plans to open an eatery next year in Trump’s $200 million redevelopment […]
A Lollapalooza attendee who was bitten on his forearm by another concertgoer at last year's festival filed a lawsuit Friday against the alleged biter and the concessionaire that sells alcohol during the three-day Grant Park event.
The wife of a Loop CEO who was fatally shot by an employee last summer has filed a lawsuit against the gunman's estate.
The wonderful Freedom of the Press Foundation is now suing the US Justice Department for refusing to reveal its rules and procedures for spying on journalists. You can read the complaint here. The key issue: what rules and oversight exist for the DOJ when it comes to spying on journalists. Show More Summary
Eriq Gardner, over at the Hollywood Reporter, was the first of a few sites to post the story of how actor James Woods is ridiculously suing a trollish Twitter user for $10 million, arguing that a single tweet from this guy, Abe List, who had all of 2,000-ish followers, somehow hurt Woods' reputation. Show More Summary
The Fourth Corner Credit Union claims it is being prevented from providing financial services to the marijuana industry.
A gay man in Staten Island says he plans to sue the NYPD in federal court for civil rights violations after cops beat him outside his front yard while shouting anti-gay slurs during a confrontation last month. Louis Falcone, 31, told...Show More Summary
The sister of a man who allegedly murdered two people and kidnapped a teenage girl is suing the FBI for shooting him. [ more › ]
Oscar-winning filmmaker Daniel Junge (About Face) and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Kief Davidson (Open Heart) made a dramatic turn in the tone and style with their new film, Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary.
If only the economy and never almost collapsed and GM had never gone bankrupt...
Five months after American Express and Costco announced they would go their separate ways and end their exclusive relationship – essentially allowing members of the warehouse club to use other cards – shareholders for the credit card company have filed a lawsuit claiming it blindsided investors with the loss of the contract. The lawsuit [PDF], filed by Plumbers … [More]
For $10 million. [ more › ]
Updated | More than 20 years after he was laid to rest, Kurt Cobain’s death continues to be contested by dissenters and conspiracy theorists everywhere. Authorities considered reopening the April 1994 case, one of rock music’s most fraught,...Show More Summary
A former employee of a cupcake shop in suburban St. Louis has been given the go-ahead to sue his former employer for discrimination and retaliation after he was fired for complaining about a fellow employee using the N-word and other slurs at work, the Riverfront Times reports. Shayden Frazier, an...
Last week, Facebook lost a bid to protect 381 users from search warrants issued by the Manhattan District Attorney in connection with an alleged Social Security disability fraud case. Facebook argued both that search warrants were overly broad and that the users in question should have been notified about them. [...]