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HUGE Settlement For Protesters Arrested At 2004 RNC In New York

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers say New York City has agreed to pay $18 million to settle dozens of lawsuits filed by protesters and others who say they wer...

Manhattan Residents Sue Over 'Fortresslike' Security At World Trade Center

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers living around the rebuilt World Trade Center are fighting what they call the "fortresslike" security planned for their n...

Man Was Arrested After Cops Mistook Candy For Crack

DNAinfo | Posted 10.23.2013 | New York

STATEN ISLAND — The city paid a Staten Island man $42,500 after police accused him of crack possession after finding candy in his pockets, his lawye...

NYer Says He Was 'Sold' As A Baby

AP | Posted 05.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New Yorker who believes his birth mother "sold" him as a baby in 1945 is suing the city to get a birth certificate with the name he's al...

Nude Model Arrested By NYPD Gets $15,000 Settlement

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A nude model arrested last summer during a body-painting project in Times Square has settled her lawsuit against the city. Lawyer Ron K...