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Fire Department Employee Sues City After Sexual Harassment Claim Upheld

A $63,048-a-year payroll auditor for the Chicago Fire Department has filed a federal lawsuit against the city — armed with a finding of discrimination by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission that upheld her sexual harassment charge against former Fire Commissioner John Brooks

08/06/2014

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Complaint Hearing Against Gary Fire Chief Suspended After 4 Hours

Four firefighters with four separate complaints against their chief expected to present evidence Thursday at a special meeting set by the Gary Fire Civil Service Commission to hear the first of 24 cases filed against Chief Teresa Everett.

04/18/2014

Jonathan Toews skates off the ice after being checked into the corner by Brooks Orpik of the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Retaliation For Hit On Toews Would Have Accomplished Nothing

Hockey’s a contact sport, so we shouldn’t have an uproar when a star gets a hard check.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

Chicago State University

Whistleblower Awarded $2.5M In Suit Against Chicago State

James Crowley, 47, CSU’s former senior legal counsel, had alleged he was fired in retaliation for reporting university improprieties to Illinois’ attorney general.

02/27/2014

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Cook County To Settle Deputies’ Suit Vs. Sheriff Dart For $2.4M

The Cook County Board is expected to settle a federal lawsuit brought by 21 deputies who allege Sheriff Tom Dart retaliated against them because they backed his political opponent when he was running sheriff in 2006.

02/14/2014

A paintball gun is seen in the paintball competition at Spitfire Indoor Paintball during the World Firefighter's Games - Sydney 2012 on October 22, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Paintball Prankster Draws Gunfire, Hit In Shoulder

At least two men firing paintballs at people on Halloween evening apparently were themselves fired upon by someone with a real gun, and one of the two men was injured.

10/31/2013

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Workers Walk Out At Walmart Plant In Elwood

Workers at the Walmart distributions center in Elwood went on strike Saturday to protest alleged illegal retaliation and other labor abuses.

09/17/2012

Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy: Denying Recognizance Bonds Prevents Gang Retaliation

In the latest effort to curb a murder rate that has propelled Chicago into the national spotlight this summer, police Supt. Garry McCarthy says gang members can no longer expect to be released on recognizance bonds.

CBS 2–08/14/2012

Cook County Sheriff's Lt. Doug Zimny is suing Sheriff Tom Dart and the sheriff's office, accusing them of retaliation after Zimny supported Dart's opponent in the 2006 election. (Credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Lt. Suing Dart For Retaliation For Supporting Rival In ’06

A federal lawsuit about to go to trial alleges Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office has retaliated against employees who didn’t support Dart politically.

CBS 2–07/30/2012

Ex-teammates of the Loyola University volleyball team say they were cut in retaliation. (CBS)

Former Loyola Volleyball Players Say They Were Cut As Retaliation

Several members of the Loyola University volleyball team say they were cut from the program as retaliation after they protested a coach.

02/09/2012

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South Side Shooting May Have Been Retaliation For Murder

Police say a daylight shooting in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood Friday morning might have been in retaliation for a murder at the same corner.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011

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Kane County Board Chairman: Coroner Should Step Down

The chairman of the Kane County Board is calling on the county’s embattled coroner to step down, according to a Friday morning report.

CBS Chicago–04/01/2011