Michael Jordan Settles With Dominicks, JewelNearly six years after the Chicago Bulls great sued the Jewel-Osco and Dominick’s grocery chains over a pair of congratulatory ads that used his name in a 2009 limited-edition issue of Sports Illustrated, Jordan has settled both cases and promised to hand the money over to local charities, his adviser said.
Man Claims Deceased Fox Lake Cop Harassed Him For MonthsA 26-year-old African-American man has filed a federal lawsuit against the estate of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, claiming the now-deceased officer subjected him to months of harassment and intimidation, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Fox Lake, Joe Gliniewicz Target Of Lawsuit
Mothers Sue CPS After Carbon Monoxide Leak At Prussing ElementaryThe six lawsuits allege negligence by CPS in the Oct. 30 carbon monoxide leak at Prussing Elementary School in the Jefferson Park neighborhood.
University Of Illinois OKs Settlement With Professor Over Job OfferThe University of Illinois will pay a professor who lost his job offer over a series of anti-Israel tweets $600,000 plus legal costs under an agreement trustees approved Thursday.
Woman Files Federal Lawsuit Claiming CPS Teacher Hit Her Son Because He's BlackA woman alleges in a federal lawsuit that a white Chicago Public Schools teacher hit her son because he’s black, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Lyons Approves Gun Ordinance To Stop Straw PurchasesThe ordinance comes about three months after anti-violence activists filed a civil rights lawsuit demanding three suburbs do more to stop guns from reaching the streets of Chicago.
U Of I Asks Judge To Dismiss Players' Racial Discrimination LawsuitIn the motion filed Tuesday, the university argues that the sovereign immunity that prevents the state from being sued in federal court also covers the state university. The university also argues that the plaintiffs have not provided proof of the racial discrimination they allege.
Crystal Lake South High School Plans To Downsize Controversial BleachersA two-year dispute between Crystal Lake South High School and people who live next to the football field might be coming to an end.
Seniors Sue Presbyterian Homes Over Plan To Force Them OutMore than 100 residents of three subsidized senior housing complexes owned by Evanston-based Presbyterian Homes have filed a lawsuit over the charity organization’s plans to sell its Chicago properties.
Lawsuit Seeking To Give Deaf Prisoners Access To Interpreters Granted Class Action StatusThe lawsuit, originally filed on behalf of 11 plaintiffs in 2011, claimed deaf and partially deaf prisoners have been denied the help they need to communicate.
Judge Hears Arguments On New Red Light Camera LawsuitThe suit, filed by Chicago attorney Patrick Keating, alleges the city didn’t have proper authority from the Illinois General Assembly when it started the red light camera program more than a decade ago.