By ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (BATON ROUGE, La.) -- The East Baton Rouge Metro Council in Louisiana voted on a $4.5 million settlement Wednesday for the family of Alton Sterling, a Black man shot and killed by police in 2016.The council... Read More.
By PETE MADDEN, CHO PARK and RYAN SMITH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The NFL insists that its concussion settlement program does not require the clinicians who evaluate former players for payouts to make race a factor in their determinations. Several of those... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- With the clock ticking on the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is breaking precedents with a tour of Israeli-occupied land and pushing to cement a foreign policy legacy for an administration in... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- After an all-day hearing in bankruptcy court in White Plains, New York, a judge authorized the settlement between OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and the Justice Department, which requires guilty pleas to "multiple serious felonies"... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, is seeking bankruptcy court approval Tuesday regarding a settlement with the Justice Department that includes a guilty plea and $8 billion in penalties.“The proposed settlement... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, LUKE BARR and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced an $8 billion settlement with Purdue Pharma, the OxyContin maker widely accused of fueling the nation's opioid crisis that has been blamed for more than... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook users in Illinois can now submit claims online and receive between $200 and $400 as part of a $650 million settlement by the social media giant over a class-action lawsuit stemming from... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- Breonna Taylor's image has appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine and in giant murals around the county -- but Tamika Palmer says she still wears a T-shirt bearing her daughter's likeness... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, SABINA GHEBREMEDHIN and STEPHANIE WASH, ABC News(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has reached a record $12 million settlement with the family of Breonna Taylor, the emergency medical technician shot to death by police in... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, SASHA PEZENIK and ELLA TORRES, ABC News(DETROIT) -- The state of Michigan will pay victims of the Flint water crisis $600 million as compensation, sources confirmed to ABC News. The settlement would pay claims from... Read More.
BY: CHRIS FRANCESCANI AND IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — A federal judge has rejected a proposed $19 million settlement between Harvey Weinstein and 15 accusers, contending the offer didn't meet the needs of too many alleged victims of the disgraced movie... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- A group of women who accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct announced Tuesday that they have reached an $18.8 million settlement as part of a class-action lawsuit. The payments, pending approval by the bankruptcy and district courts, will resolve two separate lawsuits:... Read More.