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Chicago Cop Suit: Answering Calls, Scanning Emails Deserves OT

Does scanning emails and answering calls from bosses on your smartphone after hours constitute work that should be compensated? A lawsuit winding its way through federal court in Chicago says that it does.



Hacker Gets Email Addresses Of Plainfield School Job Applicants

Plainfield School District 202 says a third-party website it uses to process job applications was hacked by someone who sent an obscene email to thousands of current and former job-seekers.


Christopher Vaughn (back left) is accused of killing his wife and three children. (CBS File Photo)

Jurors For Accused Killer Vaughn Can See Late Wife’s Emails, Chats

Anticipating a “very rare” suicide defense from accused family killer Christopher Vaughn, a Will County judge ruled Thursday jurors may see several online chat messages and emails written by his late wife, Sun-Times Media is reporting.


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Feds: Former Dean Sent Students Email Threats

Kaplan University students received a disturbing message in their e-mail inboxes from their former dean.