Forty separate lawsuits—one for each of the patients whose sperm samples were allegedly destroyed while stored in a chamber owned by Northwestern Memorial Hospital—were filed Tuesday.
A federal judge says he won’t order a halt to school closings in Chicago.
The practice is being challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which says the urinalysis tests for residents in mixed-income housing developments are an invasion of privacy.
The majority of the nearly 50 Chicago elementary schools slated for closure will likely proceed after a federal judge denied class-action status to the two main civil lawsuits at the center of a dispute pitting parents and education officials.
It’s the second time the town has agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Town President Larry Dominick.
The Village of Matteson has filed a lawsuit, seeking to have the Lincoln Mall shut down, because the village claims it is too dangerous.
Fifteen men who say they were molested as children by a Boy Scout leader in the southwest suburbs, filed a lawsuit in Chicago today against the Scouts.
A current security officer and a former one filed a lawsuit Tuesday, alleging various forms of racism toward African-American employees at the public safety department of Advocate Christ Medical Center.
How did a dental instrument end up in the stomach of an elderly suburban man?
Lauren Hussar, 27, and Jack Baginski, 29, seek unspecified damages in the complaint filed Friday.
A federal judge has rejected a push by gun rights advocates to let Illinois residents immediately tote firearms in public instead of waiting months for the state to outline the permitting process under its new concealed carry law.
Chicago’s 30,000 retired city employees are trying to stop Mayor Rahm Emanuel from phasing out the city’s 55 percent subsidy for retiree health care and foisting Obamacare on them.
Well, that headline’s not exactly accurate. The more popular Burger King, home of the Whopper, isn’t allowed within a 20 mile radius of Mattoon, Illinois.
The family of a man killed in a drunk driving crash is now suing the bar that served the drunk driver. Phillip Briner was an innocent driver heading on the Dan Ryan Expressway when he was hit.
A man hurt when a sinkhole swallowed his vehicle during a heavy downpour in April is suing the city for allegedly not properly maintaining the roadway.
One suburban Chicago community is taking a street gang to court — not to criminal court, as is the standard practice nationwide — but to civil court.
Bekim and Ilir Frrokaj, two wine collectors from New York, claim they paid Trotter $46,227.40 for a fake bottle of 1945 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti.
Cook County Inspector General Patrick Blanchard says Joe Berrios has been dodging a subpoena for nearly a year. Now Blanchard is taking the Cook County Assessor to court.
Until a new judge can be assigned to a lawsuit filed by the Chicago Teachers Union and parents from 10 elementary schools, CPS attorneys agreed the district wouldn’t take any permanent actions at the schools in question.
A civil lawsuit filed in connection with the death of a 5-year-old girl last Labor Day, caused by a Highland Park teenager who was allegedly “huffing” a cleaning product beforehand, has been settled ahead of the teen’s criminal trial.