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NCAA president Mark Emmert. (Getty Images)

NCAA Settles Concussion Suit With $70M Fund

“I wouldn’t say these changes solve the safety problems, but they do reduce the risks,” a lead attorney said.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

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Castillo Takes Over As Chief Federal Judge In Chicago

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.


Adel Daoud

Feds: Traditional Probe Used In Ill. Terror Case

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.


Scales Of Justice

Officers Sue, Claim Politics Got Them Cut From Mayor’s Security Detail

The makeup of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail is the subject of a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

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Labor Dept. Sues Defunct Northbrook Co. Over $124K In Employee Benefits

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.


Antoin 'Tony' Rezko

Rezko Associate Gets Probation, Pay $2.3M

A former associate of “Tony” Rezko was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $2.3 million in restitution.