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NYC Settles 50-Bullet Cop Lawsuit For $7 Million

NEW YORK - (AP) The city of New York has agreed to pay more than $7 million to settle a civil lawsuit stemming from the fatal 50-bullet police shooting of an unarmed man on his wedding day. The settlement filed in Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday pays $3.25 million to the estate. . . . Full version...

Parents Suing Policeman In Killing Of New York Student

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - (AP) The parents of a college football player are suing the policeman who shot and killed him, calling the shooting an "unconscionable use of force." In a complaint to be filed Wednesday afternoon, Danroy Henry Sr. and Angella Henry of Easton, Mass., say the officer violated...

Man Who Survived Police Shooting Sues New York Police Department

NEW YORK - (AP) A man who was shot many times by New York City police officers last year during a fight over a gun at a Harlem block party has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the police department. Angel Alvarez, who was hit by at least 15 bullets. . . . Full version available to lexis.com...