The woman had an appointment for a two-hour treatment at Massage Envy with a male massage therapist, according to a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court. The therapist told her to take off her bra, and about halfway through the massage he began “cupping her breasts” and touching her inappropriately, the suit alleges.
The owners of two rooftop businesses overlooking Wrigley Field have filed a federal lawsuit against the Chicago Cubs and owner Tom Ricketts in an effort to block plans to erect outfield signs.
A Chicago motorist has filed a lawsuit demanding millions of dollars in refunds for tickets issued by school zone speed cameras on days when classes were not in session.
Plaintiff Hossein Isbitan claims Police Chief John Roehlk made lewd comments to him, engaged in a series of sexually provocative acts and once asked Isbitan to spend the night at the chief’s home.
A high school teacher has sued the city, alleging “careless” design of the lakefront bike trail caused her to crash her bicycle earlier this year, leaving her partially paralyzed.
Pregnant teachers at a Northwest Side elementary school were fired in violation of the law when they announced their pregnancies, the U.S. Justice Department alleges in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Earl Hawkins is a convicted killer whose lawyer once bribed a judge to try to beat a double murder case. State and federal prosecutors vowed that he wouldn’t get out of prison until he was in his 70s.
Chicago cab drivers have graced the pages of a pinup calendar for 2015, as part of a legal battle with the city in federal court.
Current and retired city workers and their labor unions have filed a lawsuit arguing a law overhauling Chicago’s pension systems is unconstitutional. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court also asks a judge to stop the law from taking effect Jan. 1.
The case involves the pension fix lawmakers and Gov. Pat Quinn adopted last year. The law cut retirement benefits and made other changes to help fill a $111 billion deficit in five state pensions systems caused by years of state underfunding.
Earlier this year, John Larkin accused police and prosecutors of eavesdropping on a constitutionally protected discussion between Larkin and his former lawyers. A judge later shot down Larkin’s request to throw out the charge pending against him because of the recording.
Leibundguth Moving and Storage has been operating in Downers Grove for more than 85 years, and for most of that time, has had a 40-by-10-foot hand-painted sign on the rear wall of the building.
Aldermen have recommended settling three lawsuits against the city’s police and fire departments, for a combined $13 million.
CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley has more on a battle that pits civil rights against religious freedom.
A former high school quarterback has filed suit against the Illinois High School Association, claiming that it has done little to protect players, including himself, from concussions. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has obtained a copy of the suit, which seeks class action status.
Tahir Khan and Maria Tahir tried to get their family out, but the stairway was blocked by flames. They dropped their two youngest children out a window, to people outside the building, and then jumped to escape the flames. Their oldest son, 10-year-old Ans Khan, didn’t make it out.
A parks advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit against the city, seeking to block plans to keep filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed museum off the lakefront.
Cassandra Feuerstein, who suffered nerve damage in her face in the March 2013 attack, was glad that Michael Hart was charged for the crime but thinks he got a “slap on the wrist,” said Torri Hamilton, a lawyer who is representing Feuerstein in a pending civil lawsuit.
A woman ticketed in Chicago this summer for indecent exposure has now filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller.
The family of a young Naperville woman killed as she walked her dog Sunday evening is now taking legal action.