Gay Counselor Sues Indianapolis Archdiocese Over Her FiringThe suit accuses the archdiocese and the Indianapolis school of retaliating against her, subjecting her to a hostile work environment and discriminating against her on the basis of her sexual orientation.
Chicago Vegan Food Maker Lawsuit: Mississippi Labeling Law Violates Free SpeechThe lawsuit was filed Monday by the Plant Based Foods Association and Chicago-based Upton's Naturals Co., which makes vegan products and sells them in many states, including Mississippi.
Family Of Teen Michael Elam Jr., Who Was Killed By Police, Plans To File Federal Lawsuit ThursdayThe family of 17-year-old Michael Elam Jr., who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer in February of this year plans to file a federal lawsuit Thursday.
Siblings Sue After Urn Containing Father's Ashes DisappearsThe lawsuit contends the urn meant for Tyna Kirk was damaged by United Parcel Service and the ashes thrown in the trash. The family contends a funeral home, a packaging service and UPS failed to properly package an urn containing Joel Ford's ashes.
UPDATE: Lawsuit Filed In Alleged Beating Case Of CPS Student"I point the finger at CPS because school is safe haven for kids and kids are supposed to be protected no matter what."
Lawsuit Alleges Pay To Play Political Scheme At O'HareTwo O'Hare Airport truck drivers have filed a federal lawsuit, claiming they were pressured to do political work and then faced retaliation for refusing.
Judge Refuses To Toss Lawsuit By Man Who Spent Decades In PrisonMark Maxson was convicted of the 1992 killing of Lindsey Murdock. He was freed in 2016 after DNA linked Osborne Wade to the killing.
DuPage Student Claims She Was Roughed Up By Campus PoliceA College of DuPage student claims she sustained several injuries after campus police arrested her during class last year, according to a lawsuit filed today in federal court.
Woman Sues CPS, Claims Kindergartener Son Sexually Abused By ClassmateA woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Board of Education, claiming school officials failed to protect her son, after learning the kindergartener was being sexually abused by a classmate.
Lesbian Police Officer Sues Markham For DiscriminationOfficer Brittney Jackson's complaint has alleged the harassment began when she joined the force in May 2010, and continued despite numerous complaints. She alleged one officer asked her why she didn't "give the men on the force a chance," and claimed another told her, "You need to stop this 'I'm gay' mess."
Lawsuit Seeks Partial Refund For Red Light TicketsA Chicago man has filed a lawsuit seeking class action status against the city’s former red light camera vendor, claiming the company should provide approximately $100 million in refunds to motorists caught by the cameras, because it only got the contract through bribery.
Man Behind Peoria Mayor Twitter Parody Suing Over Police RaidJon Daniel was behind the fake Twitter account @Peoriamayor, posting comments about sex and drugs, among other things. Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis called the posts “absolute filth.”
Rideshare Firms Ask Judge To Toss Cab Companies' LawsuitRidesharing companies competing with cab drivers for fares were fighting back against a federal lawsuit seeking to force the city to regulate the new business the same way as traditional cab companies.
Marine Reservist Sues Skokie P.D. For DiscriminationA Marine reservist who earned the Purple Heart during a tour in Iraq filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against his employer in north suburban Skokie, saying he was retaliated against due to his military obligations.
Former Employee Accuses Rutherford Of Sexual HarassmentEdmund Michalowski, who left Dan Rutherford’s state office earlier this month, claims the treasurer has made unwanted sexual advances toward him since 2011.