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Tesla Must Face Class Action Claims by 6,000 Workers in Race Bias Case

A California state judge has tentatively ruled that nearly 6,000 Black factory workers can sue Tesla as a group for the electric vehicle maker’s alleged failure to address rampant race discrimination and harassment at its Fremont plant. California Superior Court …

Baldwin to Stand Trial in Summer over Deadly New Mexico Movie Set Shooting

A New Mexico judge has set a trial date for Alec Baldwin on an involuntary manslaughter charge stemming from the 2021 deadly shooting on the set of the Western movie “Rust.” The scheduling order calls for jury selection to begin …

Southern California Edison to Pay $80M to US Over 2017 Wildfire

Southern California Edison agreed to pay the United States $80 million to cover costs and damages incurred by the U.S. Forest Service from the 2017 Thomas wildfire in California’s Los Padres National Forecast, the Department of Justice said on Monday. …

Lawsuit Accuses U. of Nebraska of Failing to Address Coach-Student Relationship

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska women’s basketball player alleges coach Amy Williams and athletic director Trev Alberts did not take appropriate action when her sexual relationship with an assistant coach became widely known. Ashley Scoggin filed a civil …

Oil And Gas Producer Paying Millions to New Mexico Over Pollution Concerns

A company has reached a multimillion-dollar settlement with the federal government and the state of New Mexico to address air pollution concerns in the largest oil and gas producing region in the United States. The agreement announced last week with …

Trial in Fatal New Mexico Movie Shooting to Focus on How Live Ammunition Got on Set

The scheduled trial next week of a movie weapons supervisor in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin may hinge on an enduring mystery: How did live ammunition find its way onto the set of a film set …

Nevada Jury Awards $130M to 5 People With Liver Damage After Drinking Bottled Water

A Nevada jury awarded about $130 million in damages in a lawsuit filed by five people who suffered liver damage after drinking bottled water marketed by a Las Vegas-based company before the product was recalled from store shelves in 2021. …

Family of Black Girls Handcuffed, Held at Gunpoint in Colorado Reach $1.9M Settlement

The four Black girls lay facedown in a parking lot, crying “no” and “mommy” as a police officer who had pointed her gun at them then bent down to handcuff two of their wrists. The youngest wore a pink tiara …

Trump Civil Fraud Case Judge to Probe Potential Perjury by Ex-CFO

A New York judge overseeing Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial has asked lawyers in the case for information about possible perjury by the former U.S. president’s onetime finance chief, who is reportedly facing criminal charges for lying on the stand. …

SpaceX Accused of Sexual Harassment as Fight With Ex-Employees Intensifies

Executives at Elon Musk’s SpaceX discriminated against women, joked about sexual harassment and fired workers for raising concerns, seven former employees allege in California civil rights complaints viewed by Bloomberg. The California-based workers, who were fired in 2022 after circulating …