'Code Of Silence' Settlement Expected To Cost Taxpayers $20 MillionA City Council panel advises paying $20 million to families of two men killed when a drunken off-duty police detective hit their car.
Aldermen Slam 'Englewood Four' $31M Wrongful Conviction SettlementThe vote was not unanimous.
City Seeking $31 Million Settlement With Wrongfully Convicted 'Englewood Four'Aldermen were scheduled to vote next week on a $31 million settlement with the “Englewood Four,” who spent years in prison for rape and murder before DNA evidence pointed to a different suspect.
Jail Inmate Who Fell From Top Bunk Gets $4.75M SettlementCook County jail guards were supposed to put Michael Borys in a lower bunk because he has a history of seizures.
Preckwinkle Blames Dart For Jail Cell Rape, $3.25M SettlementIt happened last May at the Markham courthouse. A 52-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by two men, and sheriff's deputies allowed it to happen.
Class-Action Cash: How To Get SomeCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker shows us how easy it is for consumers to collect.
Reluctant Aldermen Sign Off On $9.5M Settlement In Taser IncidentJose Lopez was rendered a mute quadriplegic after hitting his head on the pavement while being jolted by a police Taser.
Woman Paralyzed At O'Hare Elated At $148M Jury VerdictIn her own words, a young woman speaks a day after a jury award her $148 million in a lawsuit against the city.
Chicago City Council Approves Red Light Camera SettlementThe Chicago City Council gave final approval on Wednesday to a $39-million settlement over the city's red light camera program.
Chicago Panel OK's Settlement Of Red-Light Camera SuitThe City Council’s Finance Committee has given its approval for a nearly $39-million settlement of a lawsuit over the city’s red light and speed camera programs.
Former Alderman Agrees To $25K Settlement For Lobbying ViolationFormer Chicago alderman and mayoral candidate William Singer has agreed to pay a $25,000 fine for lobbying Mayor Rahm Emanuel through the mayor’s private emails, but failing to register as a lobbyist.
Woman Who Lost Baby After Being Tasered Agrees To $500,000 SettlementThe settlement is expected to be approved Monday by the City Council’s Finance Committee.