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Family Of Woman Killed By Car While Walking Dog Taking Legal Action

The family of a young Naperville woman killed as she walked her dog Sunday evening is now taking legal action.

11/12/2014

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Husband Sues Cook County In Fatal Tree Accident That Killed Actress

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.

11/06/2014

2011 Ford Explorers roll of the assembly at the Chicago Assembly Plant on on December 1, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The plant builds the Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MK X. Ford reported Decmber 1, a 24 percent increase in November sales from the same period last year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Female Ford Employees: We Were Sexually Harassed At Chicago Plant

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.

11/03/2014

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Mother Of Man Shot And Killed By Police Sues Officers

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.

10/30/2014

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Northwestern Professor Accused Of Sexual Assault Sues Accuser

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.

10/29/2014

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Haunted House Employees Taunted Mom, Child With Adult Toys: Suit

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.

10/23/2014

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Top Alderman Mocks Inspector General For Suing Council; ‘He’s Just Full Of Molasses’

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.

10/22/2014

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Injured Bicyclist Lobbies Park District To Warn Riders About Lakefront Dropoff

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.

10/16/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

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.

10/15/2014

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Suit: CPS Ignored Bullying Allegations Before 12-Year-Old’s Suicide

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.

10/09/2014

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Woman Paralyzed In Crash, Two Others Sue Driver Who Fled

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.

10/09/2014

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Hammond Family Sues Police For Excessive Force During Traffic Stop

A northwest Indiana family has sued Hammond police, claiming officers used excessive force when they broke a car window and used a stun gun on Jamal Jones during a traffic stop last month.

10/07/2014

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Judge Won’t Speed Up North Riverside’s Attempt To Privatize Fire Dept.

An attorney for a suburban firefighters union said they will continue their fight against an attempt by the village of North Riverside to privatize its fire department.

09/23/2014

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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.

09/16/2014

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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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