The City of Cleveland is suing 21 investment companies over the rise in foreclosures and abandoned homes around the City. The case docket and list of parties can be found by searching Case No. CV-08-646970 on the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court's docket. In an interesting twist, the City has brought suit for damages under its nuisance law, claiming that the companies interfered with the public's "rights and interests." Click here to read the Mayor's full press release, identifying the Mayor's motivation and listing all of the named defendants. Click here to read an article on the suit from Crain's Cleveland Business.