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Family Of Man Fatally Struck By Wheeling Police SUV Files Lawsuit

A wrongful death suit has been filed by the family of the 20-year-old man who was struck and killed Sunday by a Wheeling Police squad car, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.

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Lawsuit: Nurse At Advocate Christ Initiated Sex With Heart Patient

A lawsuit has been filed against Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn over the alleged sexual advances of a nurse on a heart patient.

09/16/2014

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Watchdog Accuses Chicago Public Schools Of Violating Open Records Law

The Chicago Public Schools have been hit with a lawsuit accusing the administration of violating the law when it comes to providing the public with information about how the district is run.

09/12/2014

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Landlord Sued In South Side Blaze That Killed 4 Children

The mother of a man forced to jump with his girlfriend from a third-floor apartment window to escape a fatal blaze Monday has sued the building’s owner and management company, the Sun-Times is reporting.

09/10/2014

Ricky Williams, 24, is suing the city of Chicago and Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans, who allegedly shoved a gun in Williams' mouth during an arrest in January 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Man At Center Of Brutality Case Against CPD Commander Files Lawsuit

A 24-year-old man has sued the Chicago Police Department and a Chicago police commander who has since been relieved of duty, accusing the commander of shoving a gun in his mouth and threatening to kill him last year.

09/09/2014

A 34-year-old Chicago woman was struck by a piece of fallen masonry and later died. (CBS)

Family Of Woman Killed By Falling Gargoyle Statue Files Lawsuit

A decorative stone piece fell from the Second Presbyterian Church on Sept. 4, hitting Sarah Bean, a 34-year-old mother of two,

09/08/2014

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City Council Committee Approves $1.25 Million Settlement To Family Of Man Killed By Police In 2012

Chicago aldermen are recommending the City pay $1.25 million to the family of a man shot to death by police, allegedly while fleeing.

09/08/2014

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Suit: Public Storage To Blame After Raccoon Attacks Renter

Michael Giangrand is suing California-based Public Storage due to injuries he suffered by a surprise raccoon attack that happened after he opened the door to his storage locker, according to a lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County Thursday.

09/04/2014

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Police: Convicted Killer Who Sued Over Jail Conditions Threatened Cop

A convicted murderer who took the lead in a federal lawsuit claiming a “sadistic culture of brutality and violence” in the Cook County Jail has been charged with threatening to shoot up a Chicago Police officer’s North Side home if she testified against him.

09/04/2014

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Family Sues Hammond, Police Officer Who Shot Their Dog

A family that once lived in Hammond, Indiana, has filed suit against the city’s police department, claiming an officer shot their family dog three times earlier this summer.

09/03/2014

An airport shuttle bus crashed into a concrete median on the I-190 entrance road to O'Hare International Airport on Friday. (Credit: CBS)

Passenger Files Lawsuit Following O’Hare Shuttle Bus Crash

The first personal injury lawsuit has been filed – following that O’Hare shuttle bus crash last Friday which injured more than a dozen people.

09/02/2014

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Two Men Sue Taxi Company, Claim Cabbie Kicked Them Out For Kissing

Two men who say they were kicked out of a cab while on their way to Lakeview from O’Hare are suing the taxi company, alleging that the brief kiss they shared prompted the driver to throw them out in a suburban grocery store parking lot.

08/27/2014

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Lawsuit: City Is Harassing African-American Nightclub

Nouveau Tavern has filed a lawsuit against the city for, among several allegations, pulling the club’s liquor license for a weekend; “conducting unfounded over-crowding investigations”; and using tactics “clearly meant to harass, intimidate.”

08/22/2014

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Judge: Indiana Governor Contradicted Himself On Same-Sex Marriage

U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but he put the order on hold as a federal appeals court is taking up his earlier decisions on the issue. The state appealed the latest ruling Wednesday.

08/21/2014

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Woman Slain In Bali Received $840K From Cruise Line Settlement

As authorities in Indonesia investigate the asphyxiation death of a Chicago woman whose body was stuffed in a suitcase in Bali, a picture has begun emerging of a long history of bad blood between her and her daughter, who has been arrested in her death.

08/20/2014

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Rooftop Owners File Lawsuit To Block Wrigley Renovation

The owners say the $375 million plan, which includes erecting seven billboards, would cripple their business.

08/14/2014

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BGA Suing City Over Blacked Out Emails About Animal Care And Control Commission

The Better Government Association is suing the Emanuel administration for blacking-out large chunks of emails about the troubled Chicago Animal Care and Control Commission.

08/12/2014

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Mother Files Lawsuit In Death Of SIU Student

A Morton Grove woman has filed a lawsuit against the city of Carbondale, the city’s police chief, and the man she believes killed her 19-year-old son in February.

08/08/2014

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Fire Department Employee Sues City After Sexual Harassment Claim Upheld

A $63,048-a-year payroll auditor for the Chicago Fire Department has filed a federal lawsuit against the city — armed with a finding of discrimination by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that upheld her sexual harassment charge against former Fire Commissioner John Brooks

08/06/2014

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Settlement Expected For Family Of High Schooler Shot By Police

Chicago taxpayers will spend $1.2 million to compensate the family of a high school sports star with good grades who was shot in the back by an off-duty police officer.

07/29/2014

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