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James Degorski (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Brown’s Chicken Killer Unlikely To Get Most Of $451K Jury Award

Despite being awarded more than $450,000 in a federal lawsuit against a former jail guard, one of the two men convicted of the 1993 Brown’s Chicken massacre might not see much of that money.

03/10/2014

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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

Scales Of Justice

Jury Awards $180 Million To Men Burned In Grain Bin Explosion

A federal jury in St. Louis has awarded $180 million to three men battered and burned while working in a Chester, Ill., grain bin that exploded in 2010.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

The scene of a tragic accident in Crown Point, Ind. (CBS)

Jury Awards $30.7M In Fatal Accident On Frozen Lake

It’s an emotional, bittersweet night for the parents of three boys who stepped onto a frozen lake in Northwest Indiana and fell through the ice.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011

Hospital Bed

Jury Awards $3 Million After Botched Baby Delivery

A Pilsen woman who was expected to deliver a large baby, says she wasn’t given the option of having a C-section.

10/22/2010