Family Sues Driver Who Fatally Struck Bicyclist In Mount ProspectThe family of a woman fatally struck by an SUV while riding her bicycle in northwest suburban Mount Prospect last year has filed a lawsuit against the driver.
Johnnie Lee Savory Sues Peoria For Coerced ConfessionAn Illinois man who maintains police coerced him into making a false confession to a double murder is suing the city of Peoria and its police department.
Cops Caught Talking About Loafing, Making Racist Remarks Sue MWRDTwo Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago cops who were canned after they were recorded using racial slurs and talking about sleeping on the job claim their firing violated their constitutional rights.
Attorney: 'World Is Watching' After Unarmed Man Fatally Shot By Off-Duty CopThe attorney for a 38-year-old man fatally shot by a Chicago police officer last week said he hopes the family’s wrongful death lawsuit against the city sparks fundamental change at the department.
Former Bremen High Administrator, District Sued Over Sexual AbuseThe parents of a student who said she was sexually abused by a former assistant principal in south suburban Midlothian are seeking more than $400,000 in a lawsuit filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court.
Family Sues Amazon After Elderly Woman Killed By Delivery TruckThe family of an elderly Little Village woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Amazon, after one of their delivery drivers struck and killed Telesfora Escamilla three days before Christmas.
CSU Settles Yet Another Whistleblower Lawsuit For $1.3 MillionCash-strapped Chicago State University has agreed to a $1.3 million settlement in a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former administrator who said he was fired for reporting financial misconduct by then-President Wayne Watson.
Son Of Elderly Woman Fatally Hit By Delivery Truck Sues AmazonValdimar C. Gray was at the wheel of the Nissan cargo truck that hit Telesfora A. Escamilla Dec. 22 in Little Village.
Daley’s Former Compliance Chief Wins A Round In CourtCalling it “another sordid episode in a long, tangled and distinctly Chicago saga,” the Illinois Appellate Court has kept alive a breach-of-contract lawsuit filed by the Denver attorney hired by former Mayor Richard M. Daley to oversee city hiring, only to be stripped of that power.
Nuns Get Holiday Reprieve From Nearby Strip Club; Lawsuit ContinuesThe Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo have been enjoying a quiet holiday season since the mayor of neighboring Stone Park last month revoked the liquor license of Club Allure, a move that apparently prompted the owners to shut down and stopped the late night sounds of music, motorcycles and fighting the nuns say the club attracts.
Judge Rules City Must Allow Public Comments At Council MeetingsCircuit Judge Diane J. Larsen ordered the council “to establish and record rules allowing public comments at full City Council meetings.”
Daley Could Testify In Police Torture LawsuitFormer Mayor Richard M. Daley is set be questioned under oath about police torture by disgraced Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge and his “midnight crew” of detectives, a long-running scandal that simmered under Daley’s watch both as mayor and Cook County State’s Attorney.

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