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1 year 2 months ago

Retailers sue Visa and MasterCard

A group of major retailers are suing Visa and MasterCard. A group of retailers, including Macy's and Target, is suing, breaking off from a proposed $7.2 billion settlement over fees to process credit card transactions. The lawsuit comes before a May 28 deadline for the millions of merchants affected...

1 year 3 months ago

Sheriffs to sue over gun laws

COLORADO SPRINGS - A majority of Colorado Sheriffs have joined together in a lawsuit to try and block two of the state's new gun laws from taking effect. In all, 37 of the 64 county sheriffs in the state, including El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa, are filing the civil...

2 years 4 months ago

Could you be sued for "Pinning?"

The sudden explosion in popularity of the social website Pinterest has some legal minds a bit concerned about what the law allows when it comes to pinning photographs from anywhere on the Internet. If you haven't yet logged on, Pinterest is all about pinning pictures online of those things...

2 years 9 months ago

Denver settles DNC arrest lawsuit

DENVER (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union and the city of Denver of have settled a lawsuit filed after the largest mass arrest during the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Matsch on Wednesday approved an agreement that ends a lawsuit brought by people who...

3 years 3 days ago

Police misconduct alleged in Denver arrest

DENVER (AP) - An attorney has filed a lawsuit against Denver and a police officer alleging police misconduct in the arrest of a man in connection with a series of attacks in downtown Denver. Attorney David Lane says two witnesses said their statements against Aaron Puller were misstated. Puller...

3 years 1 week ago

Pueblo library sues property group

The Pueblo City-County Library District is suing a property owners association in Colorado City for $489,113 the group once promised to give to the library. The Colorado City Improvements Corporation says it now wants to give the money to the Red Cross. Members of the CCIC all bought undeveloped...

3 years 2 months ago

State to be sued over medical pot laws

DENVER (AP) - A prominent marijuana attorney in Colorado has given notice he'll be suing over new medical pot regulations, including requirements that dispensaries grow most of the marijuana they sell. Robert Corry of Denver sent a letter to state Attorney General John Suthers Friday say he intends to sue....

3 years 2 months ago

Anti-TABOR lawsuit to be filed in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Republican and Democratic lawmakers are challenging Colorado's strict and tax-and-spending limits in federal court. The group of more than 30 current and former public officialssay they were filing the lawsuit Monday. Among those challenging the Taxpayers Bill of Rights - or TABOR - are Democratic Rep. Andy...

3 years 2 months ago

CU suing over "defective" toilet paper

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado at Boulder is suing two companies for what it claims was defective toilet paper that clogged the campus's sewage systems. The Daily Camera reported Wednesday that the university's Board of Regents filed a lawsuit last week in Boulder County District Court against...

3 years 5 months ago

Group sues to block prayer speaker at AFA

DENVER (AP)-Five faculty members at the Air Force Academy and a religious watchdog group filed a civil rights suit against the Academy, saying it is violating the separation of church and state by sponsoring a National Day of Prayer event and inviting a fundamentalist Christian to speak. The Military...

3 years 5 months ago

Cop's widow drops lawsuit over husband's suicide

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP)-A Grand Junction police officer's widow has dropped her federal lawsuit blaming authorities for her husband's suicide. Officer Glenn Coyne committed suicide Oct. 6, 2009, five days after his arrest on suspicion of sexual assault. His widow, Michelle, filed a lawsuit in September alleging authorities arrested...

3 years 9 months ago

Medical marijuana backers sue to block Issue 1A

A group of more than a dozen medical marijuana dispensary owners, growers, and businesses and services affected by the medical marijuana industry have filed a lawsuit against the El Paso County Board of Commissioners over ballot question 1A which, if passed, would ban medical marijuana dispensaries in unincorporated areas of...

3 years 10 months ago

Abortion foes sue over Colorado voter guide

Abortion opponents in Colorado are suing to force the state to change how it describes an abortion-related amendment before voters this fall. The state-approved description of the so-called Personhood Amendment includes a summary of opponents' positions on the measure to change the state constitution to say that citizenship rights...

3 years 10 months ago

Lawsuit challenges Tancredo's spot on ballot

Two Colorado Republicans have filed a lawsuit to try to keep third-party gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo off the November ballot. The Denver Post reports that Marian Olson of Golden and Joseph Harrington of Highlands Ranch filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Denver District Court. They claim that Tancredo, a former...

3 years 10 months ago

Family sues after son hit by fly ball

The New Mexico Supreme Court is allowing a family to sue because their son was hit in the head by a ball during batting practice before an Albuquerque Isotopes game. The court on Friday outlined a new legal standard in New Mexico for determining the liability of owners and operators...

3 years 11 months ago

States continue legal battle against health care law

Twenty states and the nation's most influential small business lobby are about to respond to the federal government's attempt to dismiss their lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The states, the National Federation of Independent Business and several individual taxpayers will file their response Friday. A key...

3 years 11 months ago

ACLU sues over Boulder jail's mail policy

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing over the Boulder County jail's policy of restricting inmates' outgoing mail to postcards. The ACLU claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in Denver that the policy is unconstitutional because inmates are reluctant to freely express themselves and...

3 years 11 months ago

'What gall!' Inmate sues his crime victims

A Florida inmate has filed a lawsuit seeking $500,000 in damages from three men who caught him red-handed with a stolen bicycle, claiming they roughed him up, according to a newspaper report. Michael Dupree is serving a 12-year sentence for burglary and cocaine possession stemming from a 2007 break-in...

4 years 10 hours ago

Ousted USDA employee to sue blogger

Ousted Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod says she will sue a conservative blogger who posted an edited video of her making racially tinged remarks last week. Sherrod made the announcement Thursday in San Diego at the National Association of Black Journalists annual convention. The edited video posted by...

4 years 1 week ago

5 Great Lakes states sue feds over Asian carp

Five states are suing the federal government and Chicago's water department in federal court, demanding stronger action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Minnesota and Pennsylvania filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois. It seeks an order to close...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Patent holder sues smart phone makers

A patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry is suing six other makers of phones and phone software. Apple Inc., Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., HTC Corp., LG Electronics Inc. and Motorola Inc. are targets of the lawsuits. The...

4 years 1 month ago

News outlets ask for Boy Scout records

News organizations in Oregon have asked a Portland judge to release more than 1,000 files on suspected child molesters - records a jury used in April when it found the Boy Scouts of America liable for $20 million in damages. Lawyers for the journalists told Judge John Wittmayer on...

4 years 1 month ago

Colorado company settles kickback complaint

A manufacturer of Cochlear implants has agreed to pay $880,000 to the U.S. government to resolve allegations that it paid kickbacks to doctors. The U.S. Justice Department announced the settlement with Cochlear Americas on Wednesday. The company in Centennial, Colorado, is a subsidiary of Australia's Cochlear Limited and officials...

4 years 1 month ago

Woman sues Google for unsafe directions

A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions in Utah that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions. Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also...

4 years 2 months ago

Hispanic ranchers lawsuit drags on

U.S. Sens. Mark Udall and Michael Bennet say they want a resolution soon on a 2000 federal lawsuit filed by Hispanic farmers and ranchers who allege unfair treatment during the distribution of disaster loans. The senators' statements Friday came during the week the government began discussions to resolve the...

4 years 2 months ago

Toyota ordered to release internal documents

The judge presiding over hundreds of federal lawsuits against Toyota has ordered the automaker to give internal documents to lawyers suing the company over sudden acceleration problems. U.S. District Judge James Selna on Friday said Toyota Motor Corp. has one month to provide the documents that it previously gave...

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