Judge Allows Hastert Victim's Breach Of Contract Lawsuit To ProceedA day after former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for trying to cover up allegations of sex abuse, a Kendall County judge allowed an individual at the center of the case to proceed with a lawsuit seeking the rest of the hush money Hastert had promised him.
Pelé Sues Samsung Over Improper Use Of Image In Newspaper AdThe lawsuit was filed earlier this month by attorney Fred Sperling on behalf of Pelé, 75, claiming Samsung used a Pelé look-alike in an October advertisement for televisions.
Two Questioned By Police In Wake Of Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz's Death File Lawsuit Two men who were questioned by police in the aftermath of the death of Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz are filing a lawsuit, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
Judge Tells City Lawyers To Move Faster On Lucas Museum CaseJudge John Darrah said at a Wednesday status hearing that he's surprised by how slowly the city has moved because its attorneys have been raising concerns that Lucas could move his $400 million museum to another city if litigation drags out.
Family Sues South Holland Nursing Home Over Fatal Morphine OverdoseThe family of an elderly woman who died of an overdose of morphine last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the nursing home where she lived.
Lawsuit Alleges City Water Main Replacement Risked Widespread Lead PoisoningThe suit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court by a Chicago couple and their neighbor, alleges drinking tap water in Chicago is “like a game of Russian roulette.”
Judge Delays Ruling On City Request To Begin Work On Lucas Museum A federal judge has declined city officials’ request to lift an injunction preventing the start of construction on the Lucas Museum, at least for now.
Suit: CPS Fired Whistleblower After Vendor Collusion DiscoveredJeffrey Hubert, the former CPS director of operations, alleges in the suit that several school bus contractors colluded to inflate their bid prices “by millions of dollars” and would bill CPS for bus trips “that never took place.”
Jackie Robinson West Parents Seeking To Get National Title BackThe parents of former Jackie Robinson West players want the team’s national championship reinstated, more than a year after Little League officials stripped JRW of its title over a cheating scandal.
Judge To Hear Bid To Block Indiana's Syrian Refugee OrderA federal judge is set to take up a refugee relocation group's bid to block Gov. Mike Pence's order barring state agencies from participating in the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana.
Former State Rep. Keith Farnham Sued By Two Child Porn VictimsThe minors sued Farnham this week under the pseudonyms “Erin” and “Fiona,” claiming they were “repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted in order to produce child pornography.”
Judge Tosses Ex-IPRA Investigator’s LawsuitA federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday brought by a former top investigator for the agency that reviews Chicago police shootings who claimed he was fired for not siding with officers.