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Fed-Up Neighbors Sue Chestnut Hill Market Over “Nuisance” Beer Garden

After a year of public grappling and tense negotiations that yielded little progress, a group of neighbors in Chestnut Hill has jointly filed a civil […]

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Skinny Jeans Inventor Claims QVC Stole Her Designs

A Manhattan-based fashion designer has filed a federal lawsuit against the West Chester-based home shopping network QVC alleging that the $8.8 billion company stole her […]

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Parents: Wawa Cashier Spilled Cup of Hot Water on Our 3-Year-Old

Calling to mind a famous case from the ’90s, a couple visiting from Virginia has filed a lawsuit against Wawa after a cashier at a […]

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One of the “Worst Landlords in Philadelphia” Sues Over Negative Reviews

When Temple graduate Ofo Ezeugwu launched his “Yelp for renters” startup WhoseYourLandlord.com in 2014, it seemed like a pretty intriguing idea. Regular people were already […]

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ACLU Sues SEPTA Over Rejected “Political” Ads

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the California-based Center for Investigative Reporting against SEPTA over […]

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First Lawsuit Filed Against Southwest After Emergency Landing at PHL

A California woman is suing Southwest Airlines in connection with the terrifying turn of events that prompted the emergency landing of her New York-to-Dallas flight […]

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This Top CHOP Doc Says She Was Forced to Resign Due to Pregnancy Discrimination

Kaede Ota was the director of the Clinical Microbiology Lab at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s […]

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Main Line Girl Sues Philly Cop for Police Brutality

More than a year after a Philadelphia police officer was seen on video repeatedly hitting a teenage girl in West Philadelphia, the girl is now […]

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Parents of Penn Suicide Victim Accuse University of Ignoring Pleas for Help

The parents of a University of Pennsylvania student who died by suicide in 2016 have sued the school, claiming it did not respond adequately to their […]

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Fired Philly CIO Says He Was Told City IT Department Was “Too White”

This story has been updated with a statement from the Mayor’s Office. Less than three months after he was ousted from his position as chief […]

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Lawsuit: More Than Half of Franklin Institute’s Terracotta Warriors Were Fake

My family loved the Franklin Institute’s Terracotta Warriors exhibit, which recently closed after a five-month run. The Inquirer called it “ambitious” and “tremendously inventive.” But […]

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Philly Judge Orders Penthouse Club to Pay Dancers $4.6 Million in Wage Suit

In 2013, a Philadelphia woman named Priya Verma filed a class-action lawsuit against the Penthouse Club, alleging that the Castor Avenue strip club owed her […]

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This Trump-Loving Kid From Philly Just Made Things Worse for Newsweek

The once-venerated New York-based magazine Newsweek has its share of problems right now. The editorial staff was recently gutted. The reporting quality has plummeted right […]

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John DeBella Accused of Sexual Harassment by Former WMGK Co-Host

The humor of legendary disc jockey John DeBella has always hovered somewhere between sophomoric and borderline offensive over the course of his 35 years on […]

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North Carolina Man Sues His Own Wife Over Alleged Fletcher Cox Affair

In November, we told you that a North Carolina man had filed a lawsuit against Eagles player Fletcher Cox, who the man claims had a […]