Dana Kurtz

Photo Of Cook County Sheriff's Police Patch (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Jury Awards $1.6M To Sheriff’s Employees Who Claim They Were Unfairly Demoted

A federal jury awarded $1.6 million Tuesday to 21 Cook County sheriff’s employees who claimed they were demoted by Sheriff Tom Dart for supporting his main opponent in the 2006 election.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2012

Dart Lawsuit

Trial Underway For Deputies Who Say They Were Punished For Backing Dart’s Opponent

A trial is underway at the Federal Building in a lawsuit against Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

Cook County Sheriff's Lt. Doug Zimny is suing Sheriff Tom Dart and the sheriff's office, accusing them of retaliation after Zimny supported Dart's opponent in the 2006 election. (Credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Lt. Suing Dart For Retaliation For Supporting Rival In ’06

A federal lawsuit about to go to trial alleges Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office has retaliated against employees who didn’t support Dart politically.

CBS 2–07/30/2012

Larry Dominick

Cicero’s Dominick Wins New Trial In Lawsuit By Fired Employee

A federal judge has granted Cicero and Town President Larry Dominick a new trial in a civil lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011