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Ex-Illinois Women’s Basketball Players Sue School, Coach

Seven former University of Illinois women’s basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out.

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Cook County Jail Nurse Files Lawsuit Claiming She Was Fired For Blowing Whistle On Staff Stealing Medications

A Cook County Jail nurse says drugs intended for inmates are being stolen by staff, but when she told her bosses, she was terminated.

06/30/2015

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Officer Seen In Video Firing At Black Teens Fatally Shot Suspect In 2011, Family Says

(CBS) – A Chicago police officer caught on camera firing his weapon into a car of unarmed teens was involved in a fatal shooting previously, CBS 2 has learned. Now, relatives of the victim who […]

06/25/2015

A man holds on to a prison bar inside of a jail cell. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Inmates Sue State Over Use Of Solitary Confinement

According to the federal lawsuit, on any given day, 2,300 of the state’s 48,000 inmates are held in isolation, some for years.

06/24/2015

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Chicago Cop Sues Over Detailed Advertisement About His Therapy

A Chicago Police officer claims he was defamed and his right to privacy was violated after a therapist’s detailed advertisement described a shooting incident involving the officer — something he was seeking counseling for.

06/19/2015

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Two More Men Sue Archdiocese, Claiming Sex Abuse By McCormack

Two men are claiming in a lawsuit filed Thursday that they were abused by convicted child molester and former priest Daniel McCormack while on a basketball team he coached.

06/19/2015

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Former Manager At Rosebud Files Age Discrimination Suit Against Restaurant

A former manager of the original Rosebud restaurant on Taylor street is suing the chain for age discrimination.

06/15/2015

A model gets a pedicure backstage before the Derek Lam fashion show February 13, 2011 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Suit: Man Died From Medical Complications Caused By Pedicure

Latania Peterson-Carr filed the wrongful death lawsuit, alleging that her husband Darryl Carr got the pedicure Nov. 13, 2014, at AZ Happy Nails, 1715 Sauk Trail in Sauk Village.

06/12/2015

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Former Illinois Soccer Player Joins Those Suing Over Concussions

Casey Conine filed a lawsuit Monday in Champaign County Circuit Court claiming she was cleared to play in October 2014 after suffering a third concussion in two years at Illinois.

06/08/2015

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Family Of Woman Fatally Struck By CTA Bus In Loop Files Lawsuit

The family of a south suburban woman who was fatally struck by a CTA bus last week on a crowded sidewalk at Michigan Avenue and Lake Street has filed a lawsuit against the transit agency.

06/08/2015

Cadavers stored in cardboard boxes found in a closet at Malcolm X College. (Credit: Dennis Stefanowicz)

Unidentified Cadavers Found At Malcolm X College Buried ‘With Dignity’

A lawsuit filed in April revealed that unidentified “decomposing” human corpses were stored at several City Colleges of Chicago campuses.

06/05/2015

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Police Officer Who Reported Alleged Misconduct Claims Boss Retaliated

A Chicago police officer is suing the city, claiming he blew the whistle on his boss, leading to retaliation.

05/29/2015

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Former’s Cop’s Daughter Files Lawsuit Against Alleged Body Part Trafficker

Pequeena Dixon was told that the box of ashes she was handed two years ago by a north suburban cremation business was her father’s cremains. But when the FBI raided Biological Resource Center of Illinois last month, they made a disturbing find, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday: Dixon’s father’s head, shoulders and legs.

05/29/2015

Blue Frog's Local 22 owner John Reed and his wife Kelly stand in front of their bar, where sidewalk seating has been blocked by scaffolding erected by the condominium association that shares the building. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM)

River North Bar Suing Condo Owners After Scaffolding Blocks Sidewalk Cafe

The owners of a River North bar and grill have sued the condo association that shares their building, claiming renovation work on the condos is threatening to put their bar out of business.

05/28/2015

Proposed map of the Illiana Expressway, a tollway which would connect I-65 in Indiana to I-55 in Illinois. (Credit: Illinois Department of Transportation)

Environmental Groups Sue Over Illiana Tollway Approval

Illinois environmental groups have filed a lawsuit over the proposed Illiana Tollway. They claim federal approval relied on faulty information and didn’t adequately consider environmental impacts.

05/27/2015

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Suit: New Trier Cheerleading Coaches Acted With ‘Indifference’ Before Student Suffered Head Injury

Less than a month after three other cheerleaders were hurt in separate practices, a fourth New Trier High School cheerleader suffered a head injury after she was dropped while attempting a “full down” in fall 2012.

05/27/2015

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Suit: Cabbie Talked On Cellphone While Taxi Dragged Woman Downtown

Anne Brandt filed the negligence lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging she was dragged for “some distance” after the taxi dropped her off about 8 a.m. April 23 near Michigan Avenue and Washington Street.

05/22/2015

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Brothers File Lawsuit After Proviso West Cafeteria Monitor Charged With Sexually Assaulting Students

Two brothers, both students at a west suburban high school, have filed a lawsuit against the district and board of education, alleging they were both molested by a cafeteria monitor who has since been charged with the crime.

05/22/2015

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Woman Sues Southwest Airlines After Slipping Out Of Wheelchair At Midway

The lawsuit alleges a Southwest Airlines employee was pushing Rosemary Hastings’ wheelchair down the jetway to the airplane when she began to slip and asked the employee to stop, but the employee did not stop the chair and Hastings was injured.

05/22/2015

Illinois State Treasurer and former Republican candidate for governor Dan Rutherford. (Photo by Terrence Antonio James-Pool/Getty Images)

Fired Rutherford Employees Seek Back Pay, Threaten Lawsuit

Three ex-state employees who claim former Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them 10 months ago in retaliation for providing damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation are threatening legal action unless the state gives them back pay and scrubs personnel records of the misconduct charges used to show them the door.

05/21/2015

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