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File photo of a police officer holding a bottle of pepper spray. (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/GettyImages)

Suit: Police Used Excessive Force In Occupy March

A photograph of an Occupy Portland demonstrator blasted with pepper spray as she opened her mouth to shout at a police officer became a defining image of the month-long encampment.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013

A federal jury in Oregon awarded $18.6 million to a woman who spent two years unsuccessfully trying to get Equifax Information Services to fix major mistakes on her credit report. (Getty Images)

Fed Jury Awards Woman $18.4M For Credit Report Errors, Wrongful Collection Attempts

A federal jury in Oregon awarded $18.6 million to a woman who spent two years unsuccessfully trying to get Equifax Information Services to fix major mistakes on her credit report.

07/27/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Author Ann Rule Sues Seattle Weekly For Defamation

True-crime author Ann Rule is suing a weekly Seattle newspaper, claiming she was defamed by a 2011 article written by the fiance of a convicted killer.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2013

Layne Staley, lead singer of Alice In Chains performing on MTV Unplugged in 1996 (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Alice In Chains Sued By Layne Staley’s Mother

Nancy McCallum, the mother of late Alice In Chains singer Layne Staley, has filed a lawsuit against his former bandmates alleging she is owed royalties from the band’s music — past, present and future. The band’s 1992 album Dirt, for which Staley was best known, sold more than 4 million copies.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2013

File photo of a judge's gavel. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Ore. Attorney Says Whistleblowing Motivated Layoff

A former attorney for Lane County claims two top administrators violated his constitutional rights when they laid him off last year in a move that was blamed on the budget.

05/03/2013

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Judge Dismisses Another Lawsuit Over Seattle Arena

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit over a proposal to build a $490 million professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle.

1090 The Fan–04/12/2013

File photo of a person mushing a sled dog team. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Dog Musher Calls PETA Apology To Her A ‘Weak Effort’

After the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals publicly maligned dog musher Paige Dronby by falsely accusing her of abandoning one of her dogs to die, the racer fought back.

04/08/2013

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Judge Hears Arguments Over SODO Arena Plans

Efforts to build a new professional basketball arena in Seattle face a hurdle Friday as a judge hears arguments in a lawsuit to slow or stop the deal.

CBS Seattle–02/22/2013

File photo of a courtroom. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Man Claims IRS Agent Coerced Sex From Him

A Lane County man accuses an IRS agent of coercing him into having sex with her by threatening a tax penalty.

CBS Seattle–02/04/2013

Safeco Field (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

State Justices Reinstate Safeco Field Lawsuit

The Washington state Supreme Court has reinstated a lawsuit over faulty construction work done at the home of the Seattle Mariners, Safeco Field.

CBS Seattle–01/31/2013

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