|Lawsuit challenging New York's use of toll money is revived|
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court revived a class-action lawsuit by commercial truckers that accused the New York State Thruway Authority of charging illegally high tolls, and diverting excess sums it collected to maintain obsolete upstate canals.
|Family of woman found dead in Texas jail files wrongful death suit|
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The family of Sandra Bland filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against a Texas trooper, a sheriff's office and her jailers, accusing them of being responsible for the woman's apparent suicide in a county jail.
|ACLU suit says Kentucky school officer shackled disabled children|
(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit accusing a school resource officer in Kentucky of handcuffing two disabled children to punish them for behavior related to their disabilities, ACLU officials said on Tuesday.
|Father, daughter killed in New Hampshire circus tent collapse|
(Reuters) - A father and daughter were killed and about 32 people injured when a circus tent collapsed in New Hampshire during a wind storm, officials said on Tuesday, as they began an investigation of why the show went on in the face of a severe weather warning.
|Boston-area police officer charged with punching handcuffed suspect|
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston-area police officer pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of repeatedly punching a handcuffed suspect he had taken into custody and then lying about it, according to local prosecutors and police.
|Suspected killer of Memphis officer surrenders after manhunt|
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer in Memphis over the weekend surrendered to authorities on Monday after an extensive manhunt and being placed on the state's most-wanted fugitives list, the sheriff's office said.