Chicago Settles Federal Lawsuit Over Cop 'Code Of Silence'The city of Chicago has settled a lawsuit over whether a police code of silence protected a detective before he drove drunk and killed two men in a 2009 crash.
Another Passenger Sues After Engine Caught Fire At O’Hare In 2016About 20 people were taken to hospitals after the right engine of the Miami-bound American Airlines flight broke into four pieces.
Court Battle Over Cook County Job CutsCounty Board President Toni Preckwinkle long insisted the beverage tax was needed to keep services and jobs intact. She now defends the budget passed by the board last week, saying delays to the reductions will only result in deeper cuts later.
Chicago, Cook County Sue Uber Over Concealed Data HackThe City of Chicago and Cook County filed a joint lawsuit against Uber on Monday, alleging the embattled ride-hailing company violated several parts of the Chicago Municipal Code and state law when it concealed that the personal information of more than 57 million drivers and customers was stolen in a hack more than a year ago.
Kendall County Judge Dismisses Sex Abuse Suit Against Dennis HastertJudge Robert Pilmer said the statute of limitations had expired on the case.
Family Sues Six Flags Great America Over 'Fright Fest' FightA Batavia family says Six Flags Great America staff failed to intervene when a group of about 20 young people attacked them at the park on Sept. 23.
Emanuel Takes Legal Action Against U.S. Steel For Clean Water Act ViolationsMayor Rahm Emanuel is getting ready to take U.S. Steel to court for violations of federal law following recent chemical spill.
Another Lawsuit Filed Over Inmates Masturbating At Cook County JailThe lawsuit is the third filed in recent weeks over what is described as a phenomenon that began roughly two years ago, and has continued almost unchecked since.
More Female Professionals Sue Cook Sheriff Over Sex Misconduct At JailThe latest lawsuit alleges authorities haven't done enough to stop the detainees from exposing themselves, masturbating and threatening female employees.
Families Of Barrington High Girls In 'KKK' Photo Withdraw LawsuitThe picture captioned "KKK" was taken at a "white out" party in July, not at the school.
Suit: Social Worker Kept Mental Patient As Sex SlaveA 24-year-old Aurora man is suing the Illinois Department of Human Services and the social worker he said seduced and sexually abused him while he was at the Elgin Mental Health Center.
Jurors To Soon Consider Case Of Man Mysteriously Shot In Cop’s HomeMichael D. LaPorta was shot in the head with a bullet from Officer Patrick Kelly’s service weapon on Jan. 12, 2010.