Former Chicago Police Commander Suing The City Over Demotion, DiscriminationA demoted Chicago police commander who was acquitted of charges that he shoved a gun down the throat of a suspect is suing the city.
EEOC: Rosebud Restaurants Will Pay $1.9M; Recruit And Hire BlacksRosebud Restaurants will pay nearly $2 million for refusing to recruit and hire black employees, and allowing managers to use slurs to refer to blacks.
Forrest Claypool Says Rauner Administration Treatment To CPS Is DiscriminatoryChicago Public Schools Chief Forrest Claypool said he is not holding his breath for help from Springfield to keep city schools open, but he is confident they will keep going.
Judge To Rule April 28 On CPS Discrimination Lawsuit Against StateThe Chicago Board of Education and a group of CPS parents sued the state, seeking to declare its funding systems discriminatory and illegal.
Muslim Cop Claims Department Discriminated Against, Fired HimRamtin Sabet said his fellow North Chicago police officers made derogatory comments about him being Iranian and a Muslim.
Cook County Sheriff Sets Up Hate Crime And Discrimination HotlineSheriff Tom Dart said hate crimes have been on the rise in recent years, and some people have been emboldened even more in recent weeks.
Airline Gave Woman New Seat, Because Monks Cannot Sit Next To WomenA California woman was given a new boarding pass when arriving last Monday at John Wayne airport for her United Airlines flight to Houston, because two men did not want to sit next to a woman.
Couple Files Complaint After Inn Denies Them Non-Religious WeddingA mixed faith couple has filed a discrimination complaint with the state, after being told they could not have their wedding at an inn in Galena, because they wanted a non-religious ceremony.
Emanuel Seeking To Lure N.C. Businesses To Chicago Over Law Blocking Anti-Discrimination RulesThe new law in North Carolina not only seems to clear the way for discrimination based on sexual orientation or identity, but it also requires transgender people to use restrooms based on their gender at birth.
NU Muslim Chaplain Claims Discrimination After Being Refused Unopened Can On United Airlines Flight United Airlines is in damage control mode after a prominent Muslim scholar and chaplain at Northwestern University wrote about a humiliating experience she said she had on a flight Friday, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Michigan Governor Says He Would Veto Religious Objections BillMichigan Gov. Rick Snyder warned Thursday that he would veto religious objections legislation unless lawmakers also send him a bill extending anti-discrimination protections to gays.
Money Rolls In For Indiana Pizzeria Amid Backlash Over 'Religious Freedom' FlapThe O’Connor family closed Memories Pizza in Walkerton, Indiana, this week, amid a heated backlash after saying they might not cater to gay and lesbian couples due to their religious beliefs.