Federal Judge Tosses Pat Quinn’s Lawsuit Over Elected School BoardChicago Public Schools is the only district of the state’s 859 to have a board chosen by the mayor rather than voters.
Chicago Board Of Education Suing State Over Public School FundingNearly a year after threatening to sue the state of Illinois over its system for funding public schools, the Chicago Board of Education has announced plans to file a civil rights lawsuit.
Man Shot By Chicago Police In 2015 Sues City For Excessive ForceA South Side man has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, and five Chicago police officers, accusing the officers of using excessive force when they shot him during a traffic stop two years ago, after he called 911.
Archdiocese To Pay $2.3M Settlement To Alleged Mccormack VictimJohn C. Doe sued the Archdiocese in April 2014, claiming he was abused at a West Side parish on two occasions in 2005, when he was 12 years old, according to a statement from the victim’s attorney, Lyndsay Markley, announcing the settlement.
Suit: Florida Clinic Cashed In On Brian Urlacher’s New Hair Without PermissionThe Bears great, known for his shaven head, signed on to endorse Restore Hair in 2014 and recently has sported a full head of hair.
Former City Worker, Convicted In Hired Truck Scandal, Granted PensionAttorneys for the Laborer’s and Retirement Board Employees’ Annuity Fund of Chicago are appealing the ruling.
Doctor Back Home After Trump Travel Ban Stranded Him In Abu DhabiDr. Amer Al Homssi traveled to the United Arab Emirates on Jan. 18 to get married, but when he tried to fly back to Chicago on Sunday, he was told his visa had been canceled, due to Trump’s executive order imposing a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. by citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
Lawsuit Filed Against Lake Zurich High School After Abusive HazingThe parents of two Lake Zurich High School football players filed Wednesday a lawsuit against the school district and the team’s coaches for allegations of abusive hazing in the locker room and showers.
Doctor Originally Blocked From Returning To Chicago Cleared For ReentryDr. Al Homssi's lawyers filed suit against the cancellation, but before it could progress, government attorneys reviewed his case, determined his visa was indeed valid, and cleared the doctor for reentry.
Doctor Blocked From Returning To Chicago Sues Trump Over Travel BanA doctor at Advocate Christ Medical Center who traveled to the United Arab Emirates to get married has now been stranded by the Trump administration’s travel ban, and cannot return to Chicago because he was born in Syria.
City’s Newest Tobacco Taxes Violate State Law: JudgeA Cook County judge ruled earlier this month that the city’s efforts to impose new taxes on various tobacco products violated a 1993 state law.
Metra Faces Lawsuit Of Racial Discrimination Against EmployeesA group of African-American Metra police officers are suing the transit agency.