Women Say Condo Staff Pressed Them for Sex

     (CN) - The district manager and a maintenance worker at a low-income apartment complex in West Virginia used their unfettered access to its units to sexually harass several female residents, a lawsuit filed by their alleged victims says.     In a complaint filed in the federal court in Charleston, W. Va., the five women claim that Anthony James, manager of the Perkins Parke Apartments, and Christopher James, its maintenance man, repeatedly e...

Dog Killer’s Invocation of Gov. Rick Perry Upheld

     (CN) - A Texan who killed a rampaging pit bull properly escaped animal-cruelty charges with an argument borrowed from Gov. Rick Perry, an appeals court ruled.     The events in question occurred on Sept. 2, 2009, when Ryan Chase and his wife were walking their puppy along with a 10-year-old dog named Maka.     Two other dogs, Zeus and Rocky, escaped their backyard and attacked the Chases' dogs.    ...

Union Officer’s Alleged N-Bombs Draw Action

     NEWARK (CN) - While discussing a black corrections officer's grievance, the man's own union rep used the word "nigger" over a dozen times, a complaint in New Jersey alleges.     Grover Jackson sued Policemen's Benevolent Association Local No. 105 on Nov. 10 in Essex County Superior Court.     The complaint comes in the wake of a June 2013 grievance that Jackson filed against Newark's Northern State Prison while he wa...

All in the Family

All in the Family      ABILENE - Father and son Paul R. and Jeffry P. Downey raised $4.8 million in fraudulent stock and limited partnership offerings, the SEC claims in Federal Court.

Jerry Lee Lewis Accused of Reneging on Deal

     MANHATTAN (CN) - Jerry Lee Lewis cut a licensing company out of a deal with the producers of the Broadway musical "Million Dollar Quartet," a new complaint alleges.     Brasstacks Alliance sued Lewis, whom it describes as a "world-renowned music artist and pioneer in classic rock and roll music," on Friday in New York County Supreme Court. Lewis' daughter, Phoebe Lewis, and hew now-defunct Mississippi company, Pont Neuf, are also named as de...

Police seek suspect in Sunset Station robbery

Police seek suspect in Sunset Station robbery Police seek suspect in Sunset Station robberyLas Vegas Review-JournalThe robber was described as muscular and about 5-feet-9-inches tall, Richards said. He wore a dark-colored, long-sleeved shirt, gloves and a black baseball cap. Anyone with information on the robbery is urged to contact police at 702-267-4750 or Crime ...
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Shareholder Class Action

Shareholder Class Action HOUSTON - Directors are selling Oiltanking Partners too cheaply through an unfair process to Enterprise Products, for $49.05 per unit or $1.4 billion, shareholders claim in Federal Court.

Perez Hilton

     DENVER - Perez Hilton (Mario Armando Lavandeira) posted professional photographers' copyrighted photo of two skunks and marked it as his own, the photogs claim in Federal Court.

Inside Trading

Inside Trading      MANHATTAN - GenTek CEO William E. Redmond Jr. tipped his friend Stefano Signorastri to inside information and Signorastri made $164,260 from it, the SEC claims in a federal lawsuit against those two men only.

Industrial Fire

HOUSTON - A man died and another was burned in an explosion and fire from a faulty dust-collection system at a Georgia Pacific plywood mill in Corrigan, Texas, the families say in separate lawsuits in Harris County Court.