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, […]
Unlike many other lawsuits filed against the Chicago Archdiocese by men who said they’ve been abused by priests, there is a name attached to this suit.
A part-time Blue Island firefighter is suing the city, contending that it withdrew an offer to him for a full-time job without justification.
A Cook County Circuit Court jury has awarded $4.7 million to the family of a 49-year-old woman who was left brain dead after emergency room doctors at St. James Hospital of Olympia Fields failed to open her airways seven years ago
The guardian of a mentally disabled woman is suing a Chicago hospital, claiming she was kidnapped sexually assaulted after the hospital discharged her without notifying her family.
Four homeowners along the Calumet River have filed a lawsuit claiming mounting piles of “petcoke” — a byproduct of the oil refinery process — is consistently blowing black dust in and around their homes.
The son of a woman killed in a north suburban crash involving a garbage truck two weeks ago has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Village of Skokie.
A woman once accused of injuring an infant she was babysitting is suing the city and two Chicago Police officers after charges against her were dropped.
Former co-workers Allen Fuesting and Laurie Garza describe a climate of sexual harassment and hostility at Waukegan’s Uline plant. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlove reports.
The City Council Finance Committee has recommend approving a $560,000 settlement for some city employees who complained about the racist and sexist rantings of their boss, the nephew of former Congressman Frank Annunzio.
A Blue Line passenger hurt when two CTA trains collided earlier this week filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the transit agency. It is the first such suit stemming from the crash.
Gay and lesbian couples fighting for the right to get marriage licenses hailed the ruling as another step toward marriage equality in their home state.
Dixon Mayor Jim Burke said Wednesday that the city has settled a lawsuit with auditors and a bank in connection with Crundwell’s thefts.
Javar Bamberg was shot in an alley in the 1700 block of Grey Avenue, just north of Evanston High School, on Dec. 12, 2012.