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Byron Toups, a band teacher of Destrehan High School, repeatedly had sex with an 18-year-old student,

and the principal, Lorel Gonzales, knew it but took no steps to stop him, the young woman claims in New Orleans Federal Court. She also sued the St. Charles Parish School Board.

August Walker claimsDollar General Merchandising had him falsely arrested and jailed for several months because he is black, and the store falsely identified him as the black man who had robbed it weeks before he walked in, in Bexar County Court, San Antonio.

A mother claims her daughter choked on a batter from a "Benign Girl Cell Phone" purchased from Ella's Food Mart and Dollar Store, in Harris County Court, Houston.

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