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.
The Archdiocese of Chicago said Wednesday it will release 6,000 pages of documents detailing what it knows about decades of clergy sex abuse allegations and how it handled them, calling it an effort to “bring healing to the victims and their families.”
The widow and daughter of a West Rogers Park man who died from cyanide poisoning after winning a $1 million lottery jackpot have reached an agreement on how to divide his estate.
The eight-year legal saga ended Friday. CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman reports.
Google has agreed to pay Illinois, the District of Columbia, and 36 other states $17 million to settle allegations that the company skirted privacy settings on Apple Safari and allowed advertisers to gather information and track consumers’ Internet browsing habits.
Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $2 billion to settle some serious criminal and civil charges with the federal government. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Officials of the northern Illinois community of Dixon approved a $40 million settlement late Tuesday with auditors and a bank in the case of former Comptroller Rita Crundwell’s theft of nearly $54 million in city funds.
The City Council Finance Committee has recommend approving a $560,000 settlement for some city employees who complained about the racist and sexist rantings of their boss, the nephew of former Congressman Frank Annunzio.
Dixon Mayor Jim Burke said Wednesday that the city has settled a lawsuit with auditors and a bank in connection with Crundwell’s thefts.
Aldermen have given preliminary approval of a $2 million settlement for women who failed a physical exam to become Chicago firefighters, saying the test requirements discriminated against them.
Ronald Kitchen and Marvin Reeves both spent more than 20 years in prison for murders they didn’t commit. Now, each will receive $6.15 million dollars in compensation.
An unemployed single mother reportedly has reached a settlement agreement with the city, after she was issued more than $105,000 worth of parking tickets.
Customers of BP could be in line for a few bucks, if they unknowingly bought tainted gasoline last summer.
The Regional Transportation Authority is putting the finishing touches on a sharply critical audit of former Metra CEO Alex Clifford’s severance agreement – and says the commuter rail agency could have gotten out of the contract for a fraction of the potential $718,000 cost.
It’s the second time the town has agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Town President Larry Dominick.
A Zion teenager received $1.125 million today in what could be the largest settlement in Illinois history for a victim of a dog bite.
The Chicago City Council on Wednesday agreed to pay $10 million to compensate a man imprisoned 25 years for a double murder he did not commit.
The City Council on Wednesday agreed to shell out $10 million to compensate a man who spent 25 years in prison for a double murder he did not commit after being beaten into confessing by convicted former police Cmdr. Jon Burge and his crew at Area 2.
Basketball superstar Dwyane Wade will pay his former high school sweetheart, Siohvaughn Funches-Wade, $5 million in a divorce settlement that a judge decided was valid on Monday.
A civil lawsuit filed in connection with the death of a 5-year-old girl last Labor Day, caused by a Highland Park teenager who was allegedly “huffing” a cleaning product beforehand, has been settled ahead of the teen’s criminal trial.