A former Illinois death row inmate said his jury award of $80,000 is a travesty, after he was wrongly sent to prison for 18 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Pilsen woman who was expected to deliver a large baby, says she wasn’t given the option of having a C-section.