Wrongfully Convicted Man Settles Chicago Heights Lawsuit For $15 MillionA federal judge Wednesday approved a $15 million settlement said to be one of the largest in Illinois history for wrongful conviction.
Judge Blocks Law Expanding Same-Day Voter Registration In IllinoisIf you live in Cook County or another big county in Illinois, and planned to register and vote on Election Day, your options just shrank.
Grandfather Sues Grandson For Niles Crash That Killed WifeThe grandson carelessly failed to keep the vehicle under control, failed to give warning and failed to yield the right of way, the suit said.
Madigan Files Suit Against Drug Company Over Blocking GenericsIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed an antitrust lawsuit Friday against Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceutical, now known as Indivior, alleging that they attempted to alter one of their drugs in a scheme to block generic competitors.
Coach Who Accused JRW Of Cheating Sues Little LeagueA lawsuit filed Monday against Little League Baseball International alleges the organization engaged in a cover-up after the 2014 U.S. champion Jackie Robinson West team was accused of cheating by using players from outside approved league boundaries.
Wrongfully Convicted Man Files Lawsuit Against City, CPD OfficersA man who was wrongfully imprisoned for a decade before being released earlier this year has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago and 17 Chicago Police Department officers, including convicted former sergeant Ronald Watts.
Sandra Bland's Family Reaches $1.9 Million Settlement Of Wrongful Death SuitSandra Bland’s family has agreed to a $1.9 million settlement of their wrongful death lawsuit against authorities in Texas, over her death in a jail cell last year.
Accuser In Derrick Rose Rape Case Speaks OutKeeping her Mexican immigrant parents, siblings and many nieces and nephews in the dark is critically important to her and gets harder as the Oct. 4 trial date looms with more attention focused on the case.
Illinois Agrees To $450,000 Settlement In Prison Rape LawsuitThe Illinois Department of Corrections has agreed to pay $450,000 to a man who says he was punished and humiliated by prison officials after he reported that his cellmate raped him.
Judge Dismisses Illinois Social Service Providers' LawsuitA judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by social service providers who wanted the court to force payment on contracts with the state of Illinois, saying the issue belongs in a higher court.
Wisconsin Wrestling Coach Alleges Retaliation For Reporting Rape AllegationThe former head wrestling coach at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has sued the school, claiming he was fired for reporting a sexual assault to police.
Starbucks Seeks Dismissal Of Iced Drink Lawsuit In ChicagoA week after a California judge threw cold water on a lawsuit claiming Starbucks defrauded customers by adding ice to its cold beverages, the company asked for the dismissal of a similar claim in Chicago.

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