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Coney Island’s Wahlburgers Sued For Wage Theft & Other Labor Violations

The Wahlburgers franchise, owned by actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and their brother Paul, has recently been sued for wage theft and violating state...

Eleven-7 Food Mart To Fight 7-Eleven’s Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

The national chain 7-Eleven is hauling two Brooklyn convenience stores to court for trademark infringement, reports the NY Daily News, claiming their signs are too-close-for-comfort to the chain’s...

Professor Sues Kingsborough, Alleging ‘Systemic Anti-Semitism’ By College Administrators

A Kingsborough Community College professor has filed a lawsuit accusing top administrators of creating an culture of "systemic anti-Semitism" in which Jewish faculty were openly...

Shakeup At Coney Island Hospital Amid Accusations That Botched Treatment Caused...

Three top officials are leaving their positions at Coney Island Hospital amid accusations that a botched diagnosis earlier this year caused the death of...

Marlboro Houses To Get $3 Million In Kitchen, Picnic & Recreation...

Residents of Gravesend's Marlboro Houses will soon get $3 million in home improvements, Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz  and Assemblyman William Colton have announced. The two lawmakers, who share representation...

B&H Foto Faces Discrimination Lawsuit From Brooklyn Navy Yard Workers

Popular photography retailer B&H is being sued by workers who allege discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, ethnicity, and gender while working...

CB 15 Member & Heir To Real Estate Fortune Sued By...

Community Board 15 member Mitchell Shpelfogel, heir to a family real-estate fortune, is being sued by his former houseworker for unpaid wages, according to...

Verrazano Bridges & Tunnels Officer Gets $100K In Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

A Verrazano-Narrows Bridge peace officer who alleged she was demoted for getting pregnant settled a discrimination lawsuit against the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (TBTA) Tuesday. Officer Lori Ann...

Lovesick Son Of B & A Pork Store Owner Fired Employee...

She rejected their son's advances, so she was fired. That is what one disgruntled employee is alleging in a Brooklyn federal lawsuit filed against the owners of...

Neighbor Sues Bobby’s Department Store, Accuses Manager Of Allegedly Breaking Her...

A neighbor filed a lawsuit against Bobby's Department Store this week, charging that a manager allegedly broke the jaw of Lucky Michaels, an activist well known...

Muslim Couple Sues After Getting Booted From Luna Park

A Bensonhurst couple is suing Coney Island's Luna Park saying its employees failed to accommodate a religious request and then assailed them with racial slurs before booting them from the...

Colton Tries Crowdsourcing In Fight Against Gravesend Bay Waste Transfer Station

The first stages of construction on the hotly contested Gravesend Bay Marine Waste Transfer Station are underway, and now Assemblyman William Colton is turning to neighbors...

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Invoked In Pornographic Discrimination Lawsuit At Coney...

A discrimination lawsuit against the principal of a Coney Island elementary school compares her to handsome sadist Christian Grey from the steamy trilogy Fifty Shades...

Cuomo Complies With Judge’s Order To Call Special Election

Governor Andrew Cuomo called a special election today to fill the seat of former Congressman Michael Grimm, setting an election date for May 5. Though...

Judge: Dyker Heights Bulldog & Owner Off The Hook In Biting...

Leo the English bulldog was just coming to his mama's defense when he bit their neighbor, a judge has ruled. A lawsuit charging that the dog...