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$4.7M Judgment Against St James Hospital, ER Doctor

A Cook County Circuit Court jury has awarded $4.7 million to the family of a 49-year-old woman who was left brain dead after emergency room doctors at St. James Hospital of Olympia Fields failed to open her airways seven years ago


Jefferson Tap & Grille (CBS)

Verdict In Jefferson Tap Civil Case Faults 4 Officers For Brawl

A federal civil jury found four off-duty Chicago police officers had committed batteries and assaults in connection with a videotaped brawl at the Jefferson Tap in 2006 — but in a mixed verdict, the jury rejected other claims, including against two other officers and against the City of Chicago.



Lawsuit: State Farm Covered Up Donations To State Supreme Court Justice

A lawsuit has been filed over the last election of an Illinois Supreme Court justice, which was the most expensive in U.S. history.

CBS Chicago–09/15/2011

Chicago Fire Department

UPDATED: Chicago Ordered To Hire 111 Black Firefighters

Thousands of African-Americans passed over by the Chicago Fire Department will collect damages under a judgment that reportedly will be approved later Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011