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Victoria Cavaliere

Four Los Angeles social workers charged after beating death of boy, 8

Apr 08 2016

Four Los Angeles County social workers have been charged with child abuse for failing to protect an 8-year-old boy who was found beaten to death in his home, the district attorney's office said on Thursday.

Lawsuit seeks to disband California surf crew

Mar 31 2016

A group of surfers in Southern California should be designated a criminal gang after years of intimidating visitors and vandalizing property to keep their slice of the ocean to themselves, according to a federal lawsuit.

Former BP rig supervisor found not guilty in oil spill case

Feb 26 2016

A former BP Plc supervisor was found not guilty by a New Orleans jury on Thursday of a single pollution charge stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon drilling disaster that killed 11 people.

Massive tunneling drill in Seattle, beset by delays, resumes work

Feb 24 2016

A massive tunnel-boring machine idled last month in Seattle due to safety issues was allowed on Tuesday to resume its work on a $3.1 billion waterfront highway replacement project beset by delays, mechanical issues and cost overruns.

New York police probe assault claim against Eliot Spitzer; lawyer disputes

Feb 16 2016

New York City police on Monday said an investigation was ongoing regarding a woman's claim that former Governor Eliot Spitzer assaulted her at a Manhattan hotel, while his lawyer said the alleged victim has recanted and apologized in an email.

New York police probe assault claim against Eliot Spitzer; lawyer disputes

Feb 16 2016

New York City police on Monday said an investigation was ongoing regarding a woman's claim that former Governor Eliot Spitzer assaulted her at a Manhattan hotel, while his lawyer said the alleged victim has recanted and apologized in an email.

Court quashes obstruction charges against Ex-Penn State officials in Sandusky scandal

Jan 25 2016

A Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday threw out obstruction charges against three former Penn State officials accused of trying to hamper the child molestation case against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, court documents show.

Barneys agrees to settle discrimination lawsuit brought by shopper - documents

Jan 20 2016

Barneys New York has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by a black man who said he was racially profiled while shopping at the luxury Manhattan department store and questioned by police about a purchase, according to court documents filed on Tuesday.

Winners of $1.6 billion U.S. Powerball jackpot still officially unknown

Jan 15 2016

LOS ANGELES Three ticket holders with a claim on a record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot were laying low on Thursday, their identities officially still a mystery even as lottery officials revealed the retailers in California, Florida and Tennessee that sold them the lucky tickets. | Video

Winners of $1.6 billion U.S. Powerball jackpot still unknown

Jan 14 2016

LOS ANGELES Three ticket holders with a claim on a record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot were laying low on Thursday, their identities still a mystery even as lottery officials revealed the retailers in California, Florida and Tennessee that sold them the lucky tickets. | Video

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