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Woman Sues Funeral Home For Giving Niece’s Ashes To Wrong Person

Vera Brown had raised her niece, LaShaira Boyd, since Boyd’s own mother died. When Boyd died last spring at age 29, Brown wanted the body cremated, but a month after the funeral, she got some unsettling news from Fountain Jordan Shepard Funeral Home.

08/26/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Jury Begins Deliberations In Jordan Vs. Dominick’s Trial

A federal jury at a civil trial in Chicago has begun deliberating on the question: What’s the market value of Michael Jordan’s name?

08/21/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Closing Arguments Planned Friday For Jordan Vs. Dominick’s Trial

Closing arguments have been delayed a day in a federal civil trial to decide how much money a grocery-store chain owes former Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan.

08/20/2015

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Harvey Settles Lawsuit Over Mishandled Rape Cases

The city of Harvey has settled a series of lawsuits stemming from rape kits that went untested for years.

08/19/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Jordan Testifies He Would Have Said No To Dominick’s Ad

Chicago Bulls icon Michael Jordan took the stand Tuesday in his lawsuit against a now defunct supermarket chain that invoked his named without first asking him.

08/18/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Economist Testifies Michael Jordan’s Value Higher Than Many Current Stars

More than a decade after his retirement, Michael Jordan is still one of the most popular athletes in America.

08/17/2015

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Family Sues City After Daughter’s Spine Severed By Falling Pedestrian Shelter

Tierney Darden and her family were standing outside O’Hare on Aug. 2 when a storm swept in, and they tried to take cover from the hail and high winds by ducking under a massive pedestrian shelter. The shelter, with rusted brackets and bolts missing, blew over, and crashed on top of the 24-year-old dancer.

08/14/2015

A United Airlines jet taxis at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

United Airlines Sued Over Alleged Sex Abuse By Mentoring Program Supervisor

The first lawsuit against United was filed more than a year ago. The latest is the 19th accusing United of not doing enough to stop sex abuse of boys who ranged in age from 5th grade through high school in the late 1990s.

08/12/2015

Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Value Of Michael Jordan’s Endorsement Deals Revealed During Trial

Former Bulls star Michael Jordan could take the stand Wednesday in his lawsuit against a now-defunct grocery store chain, over its unauthorized use of his name and image in a 2009 magazine ad.

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Michael Jordan arrives at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, for a trial on the lawsuit he filed against the Dominick's grocery store chain. (Credit: CBS)

Jordan Appears In Court In Lawsuit Against Dominick’s

Hall of Famer Michael Jordan was trading a basketball court for a federal court on Tuesday, crying foul over a grocery store’s use of his image in a magazine ad.

08/11/2015

Members of the Jackie Robinson West team from Chicago celebrate following their 7-5 win over the West Team from Las Vegas during the United States Championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on August 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Jackie Robinson West Seeking To Drop Court Case Against Little League

Less than two months after leaders of Jackie Robinson West went to court over Little League International’s decision to strip the team of their national title, their attorney reportedly is seeking to drop the case.

08/11/2015

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 21: Michael Jordan, Owner of the Charlotte Bobcats unveils the new Charlotte Hornets logo during the game against the Utah Jazz at the Time Warner Cable Arena on December 21, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Michael Jordan Expected In Chicago Courtroom Tuesday In Lawsuit Filed Against Dominick’s

Superstar Michael Jordan is expected to be in federal court Tuesday morning here in Chicago – where he’s suing the parent company of the now-defunct Dominick’s for running an ad six years ago which used Jordan’s name.

08/10/2015

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Woman Sues Landlord After Toddler Hurt In Fall From Window

Shanda Ross said her 2-year-old son placed his hands on the screen of an open window on Oct. 3, 2014, and the screen gave way, causing her son to fall 17 feet to the sidewalk below, on the 3300 block of West Warren Boulevard.

08/08/2015

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Suit Accuses Chicago, Cook County Cops Of Kidnapping Woman, Extorting Mother For Guns

A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday against the Chicago Police Department and Cook County Sheriff’s office by a woman who alleges officers kidnapped her daughter and extorted her into buying illegal guns for them.

08/06/2015

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Sandra Bland’s Mother Sues State Trooper, Jail Guards Over Death In Texas Cell

The family of a Naperville woman who died in a Texas jail cell three days after she was arrested during a traffic stop has filed a lawsuit against the trooper who pulled her over, and two guards at the jail where she was found hanged.

08/04/2015

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

State Workers’ Suit Against Duckworth Spills Into Senate Bid

A civil lawsuit alleging ethics violations nearly a decade ago has become an issue in a Democratic congresswoman’s bid to unseat first-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk in what is expected to be one of the country’s most competitive 2016 Senate races.

08/04/2015

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Lawsuit: Police Ignored Orders To Halt Chase, Caused Toddler’s Death

The family of a toddler killed by a hit-and-run driver fleeing a fatal shooting has announced a lawsuit against the city of Chicago, alleging police are to blame for the boy’s death.

07/23/2015

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Police-Brutality Suit Hinges On Video Showing Cop Striking Man At Block Party

In the video, police arrive on the scene of a block party at 15th and South Christiana. An officer approaches Jeremiah Smith, yells at him and hits him so hard with his police baton Smith’s white hat flies off his head.

07/09/2015

A general view of atmosphere at the Stop Bad Apple Gun Dealers Protest at Chuck's Gun Shop on June 6, 2015 in Riverdale, Illinois. (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence)

Pfleger, Activists Sue Suburbs Over Gun Shops

Activist priest Rev. Michael Pfleger has taken his battle against illegal guns to court. He has sued three suburbs, claiming they haven’t kept a close enough eye on gun shops.

07/07/2015

Dan Rutherford. (Photo by Terrence Antonio James-Pool/Getty Images)

Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings

Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after they offered damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by a law firm into the Illinois Republican.

07/02/2015

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