Earlier this year, John Larkin accused police and prosecutors of eavesdropping on a constitutionally protected discussion between Larkin and his former lawyers. A judge later shot down Larkin’s request to throw out the charge pending against him because of the recording.
Leibundguth Moving and Storage has been operating in Downers Grove for more than 85 years, and for most of that time, has had a 40-by-10-foot hand-painted sign on the rear wall of the building.
Aldermen have recommended settling three lawsuits against the city’s police and fire departments, for a combined $13 million.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley has more on a battle that pits civil rights against religious freedom.
A former high school quarterback has filed suit against the Illinois High School Association, claiming that it has done little to protect players, including himself, from concussions. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has obtained a copy of the suit, which seeks class action status.
Tahir Khan and Maria Tahir tried to get their family out, but the stairway was blocked by flames. They dropped their two youngest children out a window, to people outside the building, and then jumped to escape the flames. Their oldest son, 10-year-old Ans Khan, didn’t make it out.
A parks advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, seeking to block plans to keep filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed museum off the lakefront.
Cassandra Feuerstein, who suffered nerve damage in her face in the March 2013 attack, was glad that Michael Hart was charged for the crime but thinks he got a “slap on the wrist,” said Torri Hamilton, a lawyer who is representing Feuerstein in a pending civil lawsuit.
A woman ticketed in Chicago this summer for indecent exposure has now filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
The family of a young Naperville woman killed as she walked her dog Sunday evening is now taking legal action.
Molly Glynn, who had a recurring role on NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and performed in many of the city’s theatres, died Sept. 6 after she was hit by a part of a falling tree at a north suburban forest preserve on the afternoon before.
Defendant Ford Motor Co. said in a statement that it is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and that it takes reports of harassment and discrimination seriously.
Dorothy Holmes filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court on behalf of her son, Ronald Johnson. About 12:35 a.m. on Oct. 12, the 25-year-old Johnson was shot by Chicago Police in the 5400 block of South King Drive. He was pronounced dead less than an hour later.
A Northwestern University professor accused in a lawsuit of attempting to sexually assault a former student is now suing his accuser for defamation, claiming her false accusations invaded his privacy and hindered his career prospects.
One actor, identified in the suit as Robert Keller, had an adult toy in his hand that he began waving and poking the victim’s minor child with, the suit said.
Budget Committee Chairwoman Carrie Austin (34th) said she doesn’t understand how Khan can sue the city for more money in his budget, blaming him for running out of money to fund his investigations.
Now paralyzed below the ribs, Jennifer Kraft is making it her mission to make sure others do not suffer the same fate. CBS 2’s Suzanne LeMignot reports.
Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.
A mother has sued the Chicago Public Schools, claiming the district ignored her complaints her daughter was being bullied for a year-and-a-half before the 12-year-old girl took her own life five months ago.
Kelsey Ibach and three others got into Philip Cho’s 2008 BMW 535i on Sept. 13, according to the suit and police. Cho, who was allegedly drunk, lost control of the vehicle, which struck a utility pole and rolled over in the 700 block of West Erie, the lawsuit said. Cho allegedly fled the scene, leaving the other occupants behind.