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The Video Game Industry: Good For The Economy, Bad For Women?

A new study from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) highlights the impact the video game industry has on state economies — and it’s mostly good news. Sadly, the gaming industry continues to flail in one critical area: women.

11/14/2014

John Euwema (Credit: DuPage County Sheriff)

Man Sentenced To 5 Years For Stalking DuPage County Judge

John Euwema, 58, was sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after he pleaded guilty to one Class 4 felony count of stalking and one count of interfering with the duty of a judicial officer for harassing Judge Kathryn Creswell.

08/27/2014

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Lawsuit: City Is Harassing African-American Nightclub

Nouveau Tavern has filed a lawsuit against the city for, among several allegations, pulling the club’s liquor license for a weekend; “conducting unfounded over-crowding investigations”; and using tactics “clearly meant to harass, intimidate.”

08/22/2014

Court Generic

Former Student Sues St. Charles East H.S. Over Hazing, Bullying

The former student alleges that the continued bullying led to severe emotional distress that required outpatient hospitalization and “extensive psychiatric treatment.”

04/25/2014

Uline in Waukegan. (CBS)

Suit: Manager Groped, Assaulted Employees At Waukegan Plant

Former co-workers Allen Fuesting and Laurie Garza describe a climate of sexual harassment and hostility at Waukegan’s Uline plant. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlove reports.

10/11/2013

City Hall

City To Pay $560K For Former Supervisor’s Racist, Sexist Rants

The City Council Finance Committee has recommend approving a $560,000 settlement for some city employees who complained about the racist and sexist rantings of their boss, the nephew of former Congressman Frank Annunzio.

10/11/2013

Raul Martinez (Credit: Riverside Police)

Man Arrested For Posting Nude Photos Of Ex Online As Threat

A Berwyn man is facing harassment charges for allegedly posting naked photos of his ex online — and threatening to post more if she didn’t come back to him.

09/17/2013

Walter Wilson (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Elderly Shooting Suspect Accused Of Harassing Victim

An elderly man from the Gresham neighborhood who’s already facing attempted murder charges is now accused of harassing his alleged victim and trying to persuade her to drop the case against him.

03/04/2013

State Sen. Suzi Schmidt (R-Lake Villa) leaves court in Lake County, after she was found not guilty of trespassing and property damage charges stemming from a dispute with her neighbor. (Credit: CBS)

State Senator’s Restraining Order Extended Six Months

The no-stalking, anti-harassment order of protection against state Sen. Suzi Schmidt was extended for six months Friday by Lake County Judge George Strickland.

11/03/2012

Lindsay Lohan attends the Domingo Zapata "Life Is A Dream" Art Exhibition at Dream Downtown on May 10, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Arrest Of Former Aide To Illinois Congressman Voided In Lohan Dispute

A 25-year-old man initially arrested Sunday on an assault charge after Lindsay Lohan claimed he grabbed her in her New York hotel room in an argument over cellphone images was freed hours later and his arrest voided when the charge could not be substantiated, law enforcement officials said.

09/30/2012

A Chicago police car. (Photo Credit: MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Occupy Protesters Charge Harassment By Chicago Police

Some visitors in Chicago to protest the NATO summit say Chicago police harassed them yesterday and they have video they say proves it.

05/10/2012

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3 Students Expelled Over Facebook Posts About Killing Classmates

Three students were expelled from a school in northwest Indiana, for comments they made on Facebook, about which classmates they would like to kill.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

Gavel

Judge To Homeless Protester: Get A Job Or Go To Jail

A judge in DuPage County has giving a well-known suburban squatter a choice; get a job or face jail time.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

Jackson Red Line Stop

Homeless Man Slashes 2 Harassers At Jackson Red Line Stop

A fight turned violent overnight at a CTA Red Line subway station downtown.

10/04/2011

Chicago's Urban Prep Academy (CBS)

Urban Prep Students Being Harassed On Way To And From School

Students of the acclaimed Urban Prep Academy say they’re being bullied beaten up, and that’s before they even get to school. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

09/23/2011

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How To Protect Yourself From Cyber-Stalkers

Nearly as many men are victims of “cyber-stalking,” or harassment over the Internet. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker looks at ways to avoid the problem.

05/16/2011

Harassment At Traffic Stop (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Says Harassment At Traffic Stop Racially Motivated

A west-suburban family says they were racially profiled and harassed during a 2009 traffic stop. They gave CBS 2’s Dave Savini a videotape from a police dashboard camera and the family says it shows their civil rights were violated.

CBS 2–03/23/2011

Handcuffs

Man Arrested Twice For Harassing Ex-Girlfriend

A 31-year-old Lincoln Park man was arrested twice within 24 hours for allegedly trespassing and making bogus 911 calls reporting that his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend was drinking, police said.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2011

Michael Carlson

Jail Inmate Charged With Trying To Hire Hitman

A man from south suburban Worth has been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill a female acquaintance, while in the Cook County Jail.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich’s Judge Chides Media ‘Harassment’ Of Jury

The federal judge presiding over the corruption case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has criticized the media for what he called “harassment” of jurors after Blagojevich’s first trial.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

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