The full City Council Wednesday will vote on a nearly three-quarter of a million dollar settlement in a case of rogue cops shaking down drug dealers.
A northwest suburban hospital has made a record settlement in a malpractice lawsuit in the death of a newborn.
The Howard Brown Health Care Center, a medical clinic that primarily serves the gay and lesbian community, has agreed to return $715,000 to the federal government in the wake of a misspending scandal two years ago.
A Chicago family has settled a multimillion-dollar civil lawsuit on behalf of a dance instructor who was killed by an oncoming train a railroad crossing nearly two years ago.
The City Council Finance Committee has given preliminary approval to $3.6 million settlement, in a case which put a man behind bars for nearly a decade for an attack he didn’t commit.
The City Council Finance Committee is expected to approve a $1.75 million settlement to compensate the family of a 13-year-old girl who died after a series of alleged mistakes by Chicago Fire Department paramedics.
The City of Chicago has reached a $6.2 million settlement with protesters who were arrested or detained by police during a 2003 demonstration against the Iraq War.
As part of a $25 billion nationwide settlement with the country’s five largest banks, struggling Illinois homeowners are expected to get about $1 billion to settle allegations of fraudulent and improper foreclosure practices.
The town of Cicero will be forking over $500,000 as part of a settlement to a former town worker.
The City Council’s Finance Committee has approved millions of dollars in settlements of lawsuits stemming from deaths of people who were being held in police lockups and other alleged police misconduct.
One of the victims of a sexually abusive priest has reached a $3.2 million settlement with the Chicago Archdiocese.
They’ve been waiting for a long, long time, but on Tuesday, the first of hundreds of African American applicants finally got a fair shot at Chicago firefighters’ jobs.
Canadian National Railway has agreed to pay more than $36 million to the family of a 44-year-old woman who was killed in a train derailment and explosion in Rockford two years ago.
The Chicago Police Department just hosted a seminar for officers on identity theft taught by Lifelock – the same company accused of misleading advertising in Illinois and 34 other states.
Sean Heflin fell from a deck that was not up to code and died from his injuries. Now a building management company has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $975,000.
The City Council Finance Committee is recommending approval of a $1.55 million settlement for a 4-year-old boy who suffered brain damage from a falling parkway tree branch.
Some Chicago firefighters who volunteered to help at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks are being left out of a settlement to cover health claims.
A building management company has agreed to pay $2.7 million to the family of a 25-year-old man who fell three stories to his death from a Lakeview neighborhood porch three years ago.
A $55 million settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit over strip searches at the Cook County Jail, attorneys said today.
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- Mount Prospect Man Falls To Death From Albany Park RoofA Mount Prospect man fell to his death from a roof in Albany Park Friday afternoon.113
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