Battle Over Transgender Locker Room Access Lands Back In CourtThe battle over transgender student access to a northwest suburban girls’ locker room returned to Chicago’s federal courthouse Monday, where lawyers for a group of students and parents hope a judge will intervene.
Judge To Hear Arguments On Palatine Schools' Transgender Locker Room PolicyA federal judge in Chicago could decide Monday whether to force Palatine High School District 211 to stop allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of the gender they identify with.
Muslim Woman Sues Chicago Police Officers For Racial ProfilingA Muslim woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, accusing police of racially profiling her last year, when officers tackled her and arrested her as she was walking up the stairs to an ‘L’ station in the Loop.
Culver’s Employee Threatening A Lawsuit After Fellow Employee Constructs Racist ImageA 22-year-old African American woman and her lawyer are threatening a lawsuit and boycott against Culver’s after a coworker created and left a discriminatory figure at the establishment.
Failed Madigan Challenger Files Defamation LawsuitThe man who challenged Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and lost in the Democratic primary this year has filed a federal lawsuit against Madigan, accusing him of fraud and defamation.
Drew Peterson Sues Bolingbrook To Get His Police Pension BackPeterson’s lawyer, Steve Greenberg, argues that just being convicted in Savio’s death does not allow the board to revoke Peterson’s pension benefits.
Parents Of Divvy Cyclist Killed In Crash File Wrongful Death LawsuitThe parents of a 25-year-old woman fatally struck by a truck while riding a Divvy bike in July in the Northwest Side Avondale neighborhood filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday.
Illinois AG: Duckworth Lawsuit Settlement FinalA settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can't back out even if no paperwork was signed, the Illinois Attorney General's office said Thursday.
CPD Cmdr. Glenn Evans Sues City, Claiming Bias In IPRA ProbeChicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans claims a bitter former colleague at the Independent Police Review Authority, and political pressure to look tough on “dirty” cops, led to his indictment last year for official misconduct and aggravated battery.
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Lesbian Accuses Niles Senior Center Of Allowing HarassmentAn LGBT civil rights organization has filed what it considers to be a groundbreaking lawsuit against a senior living facility, alleging it failed to protect a lesbian from harassment by other residents.
Hastert Lawyer Says Victim's Lawsuit Should Be Thrown OutThe sordid secrets in Dennis Hastert’s past began to fully unravel in March 2015, when federal agents approached one of his alleged victims to find out why Hastert was paying him hundreds of thousands of dollars, documents show.