Louisville to pay Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend Kenneth Walker $2 million to settle lawsuits

The boyfriend of Breonna Taylor, who fired a shot at police as they burst through Taylor’s door the night she was killed, has settled two lawsuits against the city of Louisville, his attorneys said Monday. The city agreed to pay $2 million to settle lawsuits filed by Kenneth Walker in federal and state court, one of … Read more

Richmond, Va. removes its last Confederate statue: CBS News Flash Dec. 13, 2022

Richmond, Va. removes its last Confederate statue: CBS News Flash Dec. 13, 2022 – CBS News Watch CBS News Richmond, Va. had more Confederate statues than any U.S. city two years ago. But the former capital of the Confederacy removed its last city-owned Confederate statue Monday. Five batches of ByHeart baby formula have been voluntarily … Read more

Supreme Court won’t intervene in MyPillow CEO’s defamation case

The Supreme Court says it won’t intervene in a lawsuit in which Dominion Voting Systems accused MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell of defamation for falsely accusing the company of rigging the 2020 presidential election against former President Donald Trump. As is typical, the high court did not say anything Monday about the case in rejecting … Read more

‘They have to tell you they’re going to collect it’: The Illinois biometric law companies violate, resulting in big settlements

CHICAGO (CBS) — Right now, you and thousands of others in Illinois may be expecting a check from Google thanks to a $100 million class action lawsuit. It’s far from the first lawsuit of its kind, and as CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports, certainly not the last, thanks to a special law here in Illinois. … Read more

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Alex Jones testifies in Sandy Hook damages trial Alex Jones testifies in Sandy Hook damages trial 01:40 Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his defamation trial in Connecticut as he tries to limit the damages he must pay for promoting the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax. … Read more

‘Such a relief’: Susan Kamuda wins $363 million judgment against Sterigenics, which exposed her to cancer-causing chemicals

CHICAGO (CBS) — A big verdict has been ordered against a suburban company the CBS 2 Investigators exposed years ago. On Monday, a Cook County jury ordered Sterigencis to pay a woman $363 million for exposing her to cancer causing chemicals. Susan Kamuda sued Sterigenics, claiming the company knowingly emitted the toxic gas ethylene oxide from … Read more