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“I wouldn’t say these changes solve the safety problems, but they do reduce the risks,” a lead attorney said.
The first Hispanic to lead the busy federal court district that includes Chicago said Tuesday that one of his priorities will be helping ensure that juries better reflect the region’s ethnic and racial diversity.
Defense attorney Thomas Durkin told a federal judge that he needs to know how the government compiled evidence against Adel Daoud, resulting in charges that he tried to set off what he thought was a car bomb next to a Chicago bar.
The makeup of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail is the subject of a lawsuit.
The U.S. Labor Dept. has sued a now defunct Northbrook company and its trustees for allegedly preventing qualified employees from getting the company’s 401(k) and profit-sharing plan since the company ceased operations in 2007.
A former associate of “Tony” Rezko was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $2.3 million in restitution.