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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A decorative stone piece fell from the Second Presbyterian Church on Sept. 4, hitting Sarah Bean, a 34-year-old mother of two,
Chicago aldermen are recommending the City pay $1.25 million to the family of a man shot to death by police, allegedly while fleeing.
Michael Giangrand is suing California-based Public Storage due to injuries he suffered by a surprise raccoon attack that happened after he opened the door to his storage locker, according to a lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County Thursday.
A convicted murderer who took the lead in a federal lawsuit claiming a “sadistic culture of brutality and violence” in the Cook County Jail has been charged with threatening to shoot up a Chicago Police officer’s North Side home if she testified against him.
A family that once lived in Hammond, Indiana, has filed suit against the city’s police department, claiming an officer shot their family dog three times earlier this summer.
The first personal injury lawsuit has been filed – following that O’Hare shuttle bus crash last Friday which injured more than a dozen people.
Two men who say they were kicked out of a cab while on their way to Lakeview from O’Hare are suing the taxi company, alleging that the brief kiss they shared prompted the driver to throw them out in a suburban grocery store parking lot.
Nouveau Tavern has filed a lawsuit against the city for, among several allegations, pulling the club’s liquor license for a weekend; “conducting unfounded over-crowding investigations”; and using tactics “clearly meant to harass, intimidate.”
U.S. District Judge Richard Young ruled Tuesday that Indiana must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, but he put the order on hold as a federal appeals court is taking up his earlier decisions on the issue. The state appealed the latest ruling Wednesday.
As authorities in Indonesia investigate the asphyxiation death of a Chicago woman whose body was stuffed in a suitcase in Bali, a picture has begun emerging of a long history of bad blood between her and her daughter, who has been arrested in her death.
The owners say the $375 million plan, which includes erecting seven billboards, would cripple their business.
The Better Government Association is suing the Emanuel administration for blacking-out large chunks of emails about the troubled Chicago Animal Care and Control Commission.