As WBBM has reported, employees at Chicago Animal Care and Control apparently choked a dog to death in March – and now the Better Government Association is suing the city for not releasing the videotaped evidence of that incident.
The Supreme Court has declined to revive a defamation lawsuit that former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen filed against several media companies for falsely reporting he had filed for bankruptcy.
The attorney for a former aide to Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford claimed the former candidate for governor acted like a “mob boss,” by intimidating employees to work on his campaign, and that of 2012 presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.
A woman has filed a lawsuit against a local performing arts company, claiming she was hit with a rogue axe head while attending a performance in west suburban River Forest in December.
Labor leaders were planning to go to court to block legislation cutting pension benefits and raising the retirement ages for many city workers, and opening the door for a property tax hike to help pay the city’s share of employee pension costs.
L.C. Scott was a resident at Westchester Rehab in June 2012 when he was taken to La Grange Memorial Hospital for suspected gastro intestinal bleeding and low hemoglobin levels, the suit claims.
The family of a man shot to death Memorial Day weekend by Chicago Police has filed a suit alleging wrongful death and the use of excessive force, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing state treasurer and failed Republican candidate for governor Dan Rutherford of sexually harassing a former top aide, and pressuring him to perform campaign work on government time.
The Cook County State’s Attorney thinks if the envelope says: “Congratulations, you are a winner,” you should actually win something besides a sales pitch, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
The City of Chicago is suing five pharmaceutical companies for what officials call deceptive marketing of powerful painkillers, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A crowd of demonstrators gathered outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall, expressing their outrage about the case of tanning parlor manager Jianqing “Jessica” Klyzek.
Archdiocesan spokesperson Colleen Dolan said George has sat for several rounds of such questioning, known as depositions. Dolan said lawyers for the alleged victims want a video record this time in the event that the Cardinal dies or is too ill to testify in court.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said an investigation into the actions of officers involved in a raid at a tanning salon last summer is in the hands of the Independent Police Review Authority, which recommended one officer immediately be placed on administrative leave.
The lawyer for a woman shown on video being hit by a police officer, says he and another cop don’t deserve to wear the uniform, reports WBBM Political editor Craig Dellimore.
A 42-year-old Hazel Crest man who spent half his life in prison before prosecutors dropped the murder charges against him is now suing the city of Chicago.
A Hazel Crest man is claiming he was forced in to signing a false confession for a 1992 double murder, of which he was later exonerated after spending 20 years in prison.
A woman is suing the city of Chicago and several police officers nearly a year after her 5-year-old daughter watched an off-duty officer shoot and kill their pit bull puppy near their home in the Norwood Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
A former CTA employee who says he was axed for blowing the whistle on what he called unrealistic budget projections “has no clue what he’s talking about,’’ CTA President Forrest Claypool said Wednesday
Ortiz Glaze, 36, filed a federal lawsuit against the city and several Chicago police officers Tuesday, alleging those officers later planted a silver cellphone with his belongings to justify wounding him in the back of his left arm and back of his left thigh on April 30, 2013.
The former student alleges that the continued bullying led to severe emotional distress that required outpatient hospitalization and “extensive psychiatric treatment.”