The three men all alleged that the Catholic Bishop of Chicago, the Archdiocese of Chicago and Cardinal Francis George were all negligent in the hiring and retention of former priest Daniel McCormack.
The Cook County Board is expected to settle a federal lawsuit brought by 21 deputies who allege Sheriff Tom Dart retaliated against them because they backed his political opponent when he was running sheriff in 2006.
Ousted Fraternal Order of Police President Mike Shields has been thwarted in his attempt to stop the union election for the same reason he cost his members their automatic right to a retroactive pay raise: He was late.
The suit was filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court by a woman identified only as Jane Doe, claiming a teacher bullied her 5-year-old son by slapping the boy, calling him names in front of his class and throwing his artwork in the trash.
A Chicago man released from prison last year after serving 20 years for a double homicide filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that officers beat him into confessing to the crime and suppressed evidence that proved his innocence.
A former Rich East High School special education student who claims he was sexually abused by another student in a gym locker room has filed a lawsuit against the school and Rich Township High School District 227.
A Buildings Department spokesperson says the city has issued 600 iron-related balcony violations since 2012. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
A lawsuit alleges Eli Manning and the Giants ran a bogus memorabilia operation.
Eight Chicago Police officers face a federal lawsuit for illegal strip searches.
The lawsuit, which follows others already filed by retirees, argues the pension bill approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Pat Quinn more than a month ago violates a clause of the state constitution that says pension benefits may not be cut.
A judge has set a Feb. 18 trial date in a dispute between a musician and the CTA over a damaged viola.
It didn’t take long for the Chicago Archdiocese’s release of confidential files on pedophile priests to lead to a new lawsuit, this one accusing a former priest and a former boy scout leader of molesting boys at the same church in the 1970s.
The long-running dispute between the Cubs and rooftop club owners standing in the way of a $500 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field and develop the land around it will be resolved in the courts — not at the bargaining table.
Eddie Winters, a candidate for the Illinois House of Representatives 10th District seat, filed the suit against former Alderman Ed Smith (28th), claiming Smith referred to him as a “wife-beater” who “failed to pay child support and leaves his kids starving.”
The Illinois State Employees Association Retirees and the Retired State Employees Association filed separate class-action lawsuits in Sangamon County Circuit Court on behalf of their members.
The long-anticipated legal challenge comes less than a month after Gov. Pat Quinn signed the so-called pension reform into law.
At least one Illinois resident has joined those suing Target after the retail giant disclosed hackers stole millions of customer accounts.
The pin-up calendar was created by Melissa Callahan, a cabbie who argues cab drivers should be considered city employees.
A lawsuit claims that a 66-year-old Libertyville man suffering a mini-stroke was threatened, beaten and even bitten by a group of security guards at Advocate Condell Medical Center after attempting to leave following a wait of more than six hours.
(CBS) – A 13-year-old boy says he was brutalized by Waukegan police late last month, and now two unnamed detectives and the city are facing a federal lawsuit. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports. On Monday, […]