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A small remote-controlled drone. (Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Journalist Sues Police Who Questioned Drone Use

A journalist who was questioned by Hartford police over his use of a drone to take pictures of a car wreck has filed a lawsuit alleging the officers violated his free-speech rights.

02/18/2014

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Alex Rodriguez Drops Suit, Accepts Suspension

lex Rodriguez has withdrawn his lawsuits against Major League Baseball, Commissioner Bud Selig and the players’ association to overturn his season-long suspension, a sign the New York Yankees third baseman may be prepared to accept the penalty.

02/07/2014

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Court: Transgender Student’s Rights Were Violated

A transgender fifth-grader should have been allowed to use the bathroom of her choice, Maine’s highest court ruled Thursday, concluding that school officials violated state anti-discrimination law.

01/30/2014

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Release Of Documents At Issue In Danbury Lawsuit

First Amendment advocates are criticizing Danbury officials trying to restrict access to depositions in a federal lawsuit filed against Mayor Mark Boughton by his former executive assistant.

12/23/2013

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A-Rod Suit Expanded

By RONALD BLUM  AP Sports Writer   NEW YORK (AP) _ Alex Rodriguez’s lawyers updated his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and Bud Selig, adding new criticism of the commissioner for not testifying in the […]

11/26/2013

Women who are suing UConn, and filing a Title IX complaint claiming the school was indifferent to their sexual assaults. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Woman Accuses Unnamed UConn Football Player Of Sexual Assault

A federal lawsuit filed by four women who say the University of Connecticut mishandled reports of sexual abuse on campus alleges that one attacker was a player on the school’s football team.

11/01/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Early Dismissal for A-Rod Suit?

By LARRY NEUMEISTER  Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ Lawyers for Major League Baseball are seeking a speedy dismissal of an Alex Rodriguez lawsuit accusing the league and Commissioner Bud Selig of trying to drive […]

10/28/2013

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A-Rod Suit Moved to Federal Court

By LARRY NEUMEISTER  Associated Press   NEW YORK (AP) _ Alex Rodriguez’s lawsuit claiming Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig went on a “witch hunt” to force him from the sport has been moved […]

10/07/2013

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Girl Kicked Out Of Camp For Sexually Provocative Behavior; Parents Sue

The parents of a 15-year-old Connecticut girl are suing a summer camp in Massachusetts, saying their daughter was kicked out of camp after she was kissed by a boy.

07/29/2013

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Judge Rules Woman Who Underwent Face Transplant Following Chimp Attack Can’t Sue State For $150M

A Connecticut woman disfigured in a chimpanzee attack was denied permission Friday to sue the state for $150 million.

06/14/2013

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