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May 21, 2014
$19 million settlement proposed in NYC charter bus class action
NEW YORK - Riders of two New York City tour bus companies have proposed a $19 million settlement to end a class-action lawsuit that claimed the businesses joined forces to run an illegal monopoly, court documents showed. Twin America LLC - a joint venture of former rivals...
May 21, 2014 - 4:00pm
February 8, 2014
Ancient Native American site could stymie Miami high-rise developers
MIAMI - The unearthing of the remains of a 2,000-year-old Native American village where downtown Miami meets Biscayne Bay has thrown a wrench into a multibillion-dollar development project that survived the city's real estate and financial meltdown. Archaeologists first...
February 8, 2014 - 1:00am
January 15, 2014
New York City to pay $18 million to settle lawsuits over 2004 arrests
NEW YORK - The city of New York announced on Wednesday that it agreed to pay close to $18 million to settle hundreds of federal civil lawsuits brought by people who claimed they were unfairly arrested during the 2004 Republican National Convention. The New York Civil Liberties...
January 15, 2014 - 10:00pm
January 2, 2014
Settlement reached in VC church fire
By David Luessen/The Jamestown Sun VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Faith Lutheran Church officials here have reached a settlement with their insurance...
January 2, 2014 - 7:08am
December 18, 2013
North Dakota gets $923K in national drug suit
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Drug giant Johnson & Johnson is paying North Dakota $923,000 as part of a $1.2 billion national settlement over allegations it illegally promoted two of its best-selling antipsychotics drugs. The state Department of Human Services says North Dakota's...
December 18, 2013 - 2:50pm
January 4, 2013
Deal reached for family of woman scorned by Nancy Grace
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- The family of a Cottage Grove woman who lit herself on fire after she was scorned on national cable TV is set to receive a financial settlement. An attorney for the family of Toni A. Medrano said Friday a settlement was reached with CNN, the HLN network and...
January 4, 2013 - 5:28pm
May 16, 2012
ND gets about $71,000 in Skechers USA settlement
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The North Dakota attorney general's office says the state's share of a multistate settlement with the Skechers USA Inc. footwear company is nearly $71,000. Skechers will pay $40 million in customer refunds to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission...
May 16, 2012 - 3:59pm
Tribes, feds seek new start
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- American Indian leaders are calling for a new era in their relations with federal agencies in the wake of the government's recent $3.4 billion settlement for decades of mismanaging Indian lands. Representatives of Rocky Mountain and Great Plains tribes met...
July 16, 2011 - 1:40pm
September 19, 2010
City of Fargo expected to pay ex-bank executive
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- A former bank executive in Fargo who lost her job while facing felony methamphetamine charges that were later dismissed is set to get a settlement from the city. The Forum says the $62,500 will cover lost wages for Candice Rupprecht. The City Commission is expected...
September 19, 2010 - 6:56pm
July 1, 2010
Calif. lawmakers approve settlement for woman held captive 18 years
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California lawmakers approved a $20 million settlement Thursday with the family of Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped as a girl and held captive in a secret backyard for 18 years by a paroled sex offender. Dugard, 30, resurfaced last August with two daughters...
July 1, 2010 - 11:00pm
June 20, 2010
Wyo. tribes oppose amendment on $3.4B settlement
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Leaders of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes in Wyoming have warned that an amendment proposed by their homestate U.S. senator would derail a $3.4 billion federal settlement with American Indians nationwide. Sen. John Barrasso's amendment capping...
June 20, 2010 - 6:34pm
Judge orders WTC renegotiation
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday rejected a legal settlement that would have given at least $575 million to people sickened by ash and dust from the World Trade Center, saying the deal shortchanged 10,000 ground zero workers whom he called heroes. Rising from his chair,...
March 20, 2010 - 7:43am
October 19, 2009
Xcel settles with family members in gas explosion
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Xcel Energy says it has reached a settlement with family members injured in a natural gas explosion that destroyed a south Fargo home last fall. Xcel spokeswoman Bonnie Lund says terms of the settlement are confidential. Luul Omar was severely burned...
October 19, 2009 - 10:01am
September 23, 2009
Fargo says claims in fatal crash settled
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Fargo officials say the city has reached a $450,000 settlement with the family of an 8-year-old girl killed in a December 2008 crash. Amanda Leininger was a passenger in a car driven by her 15-year-old sister, Jessica, that collided with another vehicle on...
September 23, 2009 - 5:22pm
January 14, 2009
Officials approve settlement for land
FARGO (AP) -- City commissioners in Fargo have approved a $1.85 million settlement involving 35 acres of land. The settlement is with the Fargo School District for land taken for a construction project. It calls for the city to pay $1.25 per square foot for two parcels that will...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am