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NYC Helicopter Ride Sparked Safety Concern Months Before Fatal Crash

A government safety inspector who saw a popular New York City, doors-off sightseeing helicopter flight operation six months before a fatal 2018 crash called it “unorthodox,” but officials thought they had no authority to regulate it and allowed it to …

Squatters Occupy Texas Houses Worth More than $8M

One person moved into a dead neighbor’s house. Another came from Memphis, Tenn., to Fort Worth to lay claim to a $2.7 million mansion. Tarrant County, Texas, has become the go-to place for an assortment of squatters claiming other people’s …

New Jersey Looks to Put a Lid On Its Auto Insurance ‘Pot of Gold’

New Jersey’s auto insurance personal injury protection (PIP) regulations are due for an update. The state’s law requires that the Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) revisit the rules every two years. The proposed rule changes are drawing a great …