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  1. Medical Exam Ordered in Derrick Rose Rape CaseRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    An attorney for NBA star Derrick Rose persuaded a judge Thursday to order an independent psychological examination of a woman who claims that Rose and two other men gang-raped at her Los Angeles apartment. U.S. District Judge Michael Fitzgerald allowed the civil case to go to trial after ruling on July 27 that there was a "genuine dispute" whether Rose's former girlfriend, Jane Doe, consented to have sex with the men.

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  2. White Cops Who Shot Black Man Sue L.A.Read the original story

    Aug 5, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Two Los Angeles police officers who killed a mentally disturbed black man, Ezell Ford, sued the city for racial discrimination, claiming they have been "benched" since the 2014 shooting. Officers Tony Villegas and Sharlton Wampler "continue to be denied assignments, transfers, overtime, coveted assignments, advancement in rank and other opportunities for employment," they say in their Wednesday complaint in Superior Court.

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  3. Group Says Calif. Drives Backward on TrafficRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Opponents say a street-widening project that will destroy an historic residential neighborhood, snarl a Bakersfield business district violate environmental laws and fly in the face of California's transportation goals. "This is a $70 million project that is an unnecessary waste of money," opposition leader Vanessa Vangel said in an interview.

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  4. 'Real Housewife's' Pit Bull Bites Again, Stylist SaysRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Kim Richards has been sued for a third time over her pit bull Kingsley, this time by a stylist claiming the dog bit her in the stomach and groin. Paige Elisabeth Sanderson sued Richards, her sister Kyle Richards Umansky, Kingsley's co-owner Chad Davis, and Richards' business manager and lawyer Michael London in Los Angeles Superior Court on Thursday.

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  5. Auctioneer Sentenced for Wildlife SmugglingRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    A senior auction official at a Beverly Hills, Calif., auction house was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to one year and one day in prison and a $10,000 fine for conspiring to smuggle wildlife products made from rhinoceros horn, elephant ivory and coral. On March 9, 2016, Joseph Chait, 38, pleaded guilty to conspiring to smuggle wildlife products and for violating the Lacey Act.

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  6. 'Rocket Boys' Writer Fights Heavy Hand of Universal City StudiosRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    A retired NASA engineer claims he sold Universal Pictures the right to turn his memoir "Rocket Boys" into the movie "October Sky," but not into a stage play, and now Universal is threatening to sue him for making a play out of his own book. Homer Hickam sued Universal Pictures, its president Jimmy Horowitz, and vice president of live theatricals Chris Herzberger, on June 2 in Superior Court.

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  7. Twin Suits Accuse Oracle of Cooking the BooksRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Still reeling from losing a $9 billion copyright battle to Google last month, Oracle was hit with two lawsuits this week accusing it of whistleblower retaliation and securities fraud. Oracle's former senior finance manager, Svetlana Blackburn, sued the technology giant in Federal Court on Wednesday, claiming the company fired her for threatening to blow the whistle on its illegal accounting practices.

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  8. Family Fights Over Kirk Kerkorian's EstateRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    The widow, a daughter, and a companion of late billionaire real estate developer Kirk Kerkorian have each asked Los Angeles Superior Court for a bigger cut of his estate. Claims have been filed by Kerkorian's daughter, Kira Kerkorian; his widow, Una Davis; and a former actress now working as a real estate agent, Vanessa Sandin, who says she was Kerkorian's companion before he died.

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  9. Charlie Sheen Starred in Dental Fright FestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Charlie Sheen assaulted a dental assistant who was trying to prepare him for a tooth extraction and then tried to stab two dentists in 2014, the dentists claim in court. Naming the actor by his birth name, Carlos Irwin Estevez, dentists George Bogen and Jaime Azdair and their receptionist, Tina Devilla, filed suit Tuesday against Sheen in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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  10. Producer Wants in on 'The Crow' SequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    The producer of "The Crow" movie and TV franchise is entitled to work on a proposed "Crow V" movie, he claims in court. "The Crow" came out in theaters in 1994, despite the death of its star Brandon Lee, son of the late martial arts legend Bruce Lee, who was accidentally shot on set in 1993.

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  11. Plan to Divide California State Bar Draws FireRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    A proposal to break apart the State Bar of California into a regulatory agency and a separate voluntary trade association drew sharp attacks Monday during a daylong public hearing before a special bar committee. Carving off a regulatory agency focused just on the public-protection issues of lawyer licensing and discipline from other state bar activities could cripple the bar's work to promote legal aid services and access to justice for the poor and middle class, speakers told the Task Force on Governance in the Public Interest.

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  12. Bodyguard Claims Elton John Groped HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    A bodyguard sued Elton John on Monday, claiming the pop star sexually battered him by trying to force his fingers up his butt and telling him, "Get your todger out." Jeffrey Wenninger sued Elton John in Superior Court, seeking punitive damages for battery, sexual battery and sexual harassment.

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  13. Atlantic Producer Strangled Her, Photog SaysRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    An Atlantic Records producer strangled and threatened to shoot a contract photographer and called her a "white honky bitch" during a photo shoot of pop singer Sam Bruno, the photographer claims in court. Lesa Amoore sued Atlantic Records, Bruno, a "recording artist and producer" known as Bishop, and an agent for all three of them, Omar Alberto, on Monday in Superior Court.

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  14. Suge Knight Gets a New Defense AttorneyRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Rapper Suge Knight has a new attorney after parting ways with a criminal defense lawyer who has been representing him in his robbery and murder cases. Already facing life in prison on a murder charge, Knight appeared at the criminal court in downtown Los Angeles Thursday on charges that he and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams stole a photographer's camera outside a Beverly Hills studio in 2014.

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  15. Class Accuses Amazon of Unwanted 'Upgrades'Read the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Courthouse News Service

    Amazon upgrades customers to Amazon Prime and charges more than $100 for it without their permission or knowledge, a California claims in a class action. Gregory Harris accuses amazon.com of unfair competition and violating consumer law and the federal Electronic Transfer Act, in his Wednesday lawsuit in Superior Court.

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