A lawsuit filed against the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk and Cook County Treasurer alleges a $10 children’s waiting room fee paid by all plaintiffs and defendants is unconstitutional, because it must be paid even by those without kids.
Gov. Bruce Rauner bolstered plans to build the Barack Obama Presidential Library and filmmaker George Lucas’ museum in Chicago.
A new lawsuit has been filed by a woman claiming she was falsely arrested on drug charges by an ex-Schaumburg police officer who has since been sentenced to 24 years in prison.
Thomas Demetrio, an attorney for the family of late Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, objects to the exclusion of future awards for CTE, the brain trauma that some call “the signature disease of football.” Lawyers involved in the settlement say an appeal could hold up payments to thousands of players.
Hoping to lift any possible legal hurdles to building either Barack Obama’s presidential library or filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed museum on park property, Illinois lawmakers swiftly approved legislation to make sure the Emanuel administration has the authority critics claim it lacks.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s lawsuit against the co-founder of YouTube over leaked footage of their marriage proposal should move forward, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.
A group of six black men has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago, Police Supt. Garry McCarthy, and 14 unnamed police officers, alleging so-called “stop and frisk” procedures are unconstitutional.
A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Deonta Jackson alleges Dolphin nightclub owner Sam Menetti failed to properly train his security employees and failed to properly control crowds, and city officials ignored repeated requests to close the nightclub despite knowing of security problems.
The proposal would require the NCAA to establish a $70 million fund to test current and former college athletes for brain trauma. It also would require stricter rules for returning to play after an athlete has suffered a concussion.
The battle over the bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School raged on Wednesday night, nearly two years after they were built.
Howard Foster filed a lawsuit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Chicago seeking repayment of all contributions to Schock’s campaign. Foster wants to make it a class-action suit although he is currently the only plaintiff.
There is a new proposed settlement in a head injury lawsuit against the NCAA brought by football players and other college athletes.
An outspoken couple with four kids attending Chicago Public Schools has filed a federal lawsuit, seeking to overturn a district decision banning them from public meetings of the Chicago Board of Education.
The nation’s first prep sports governing body to face a class-action concussions lawsuit has asked an Illinois judge to dismiss the suit, arguing that if it prevails, it could kill football programs statewide.
A South Side man who spent nearly two years in jail on a murder charge is suing six members of the Chicago Police Department who, a new lawsuit says, willfully disregarded evidence that would have exonerated him almost immediately.
A woman is claiming she was injured last year after a Chicago Police officer opened a squad car door in her path as she biked near the Near West District police station.
Lincoln Brown, 48, was suspended without pay for five days in 2011 for using the n-word in front of his majority African-American class at Murray Language Academy after one of his students passed a note to a girl with rap lyrics including the n-word
A federal lawsuit claims a Chicago Police officer choked a man, handcuffed him too tightly and broke the key off, forcing authorities to cut the handcuffs off with an electric saw.
Cash-strapped Chicago should be forced to refund $600 million in red-light and speed camera tickets dating back to 2003 because it “skipped a step” and denied motorists due process, a lawsuit filed Monday argues.
Chicago Police ran over an epileptic man with their squad car and left him underneath the vehicle as he had a seizure, calling for backup instead of helping him first, a newly filed federal lawsuit claims.