Mother Of LaSalle County Teen Who Committed Suicide, Other Parents Sue Over COVID-19 Restrictions On High School Sports, ActivitiesThe mother of a LaSalle County teenager who committed suicide is among five parents suing Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois High School Association over COVID-19 restrictions.
Finance Committee Poised To Consider Proposed Settlements In 3 Lawsuits Against CPDCity attorneys are asking aldermen to approve settlements in three more lawsuits accusing Chicago police officers of misconduct, including an officer caught on video apparently dragging a teenage girl down a set of stairs at Marshall High School last year, before the officer and his partner tased her.
Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Misconduct At Cook County Jail Settled
Activists Sue CPD Over 'Brutal, Violent, And Unconstitutional Tactics' At Protests Over Police Killings Of George Floyd, Other African AmericansActivists who protested in Chicago over George Floyd's death and the killing by police of other Blacks across the U.S. filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing city police officers of brutally attacking and falsely arresting them during the demonstrations.
Judge Rules Against Restaurants Suing To Keep Indoor DiningJudge Thomas Meyer ruled Governor Pritzker's order was with his legal authority.
Despite Threat Of Lawsuits, Pritzker Says 'It Makes No Sense' To Loosen Mitigation Efforts For Bars, Restaurants"We have got to get these numbers down. And you know why? So we can reopen the bars and restaurants."
Illinois Restaurants Sue To Stay Open; 'This Should Be A Legislative Decision'"We're paying more money out than we're bringing in as well."
Lawsuit Blames Illinois State Police For Man's Death When Gun Discharged During Harvey Traffic StopIllinois State Police face a new lawsuit over a traffic stop in Harvey that ended in a fatal shooting.
Activists Sue Kyle Rittenhouse, Facebook Over Deadly Violence In KenoshaA group of activists is suing Kyle Rittenhouse and Facebook over deadly violence in Kenosha in August.
Wisconsin Judge Temporarily Blocks Gov. Tony Evers' Order Setting Indoor Capacity LimitsThe Democratic governor's order, issued by Evers-appointee Palm last week, limited the number of customers in many indoor establishment to 25% of capacity.
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Extension Of Wisconsin Absentee Ballot DeadlineIf the ruling survives an appeal, absentee ballots in Wisconsin will have to arrive at election clerks' offices by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3 if they are to be counted.
Federal Appeals Court Upholds Indiana's Limits On Mail-In VotingA three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals this week upheld a lower court ruling that the state's restrictions on allowing mail-in voting are constitutional.
Religious Leaders Urge Voters To Back Graduated Income Tax Plan; Conservative Group Sues Over Ballot LanguageDozens of clergy members said the current flat tax places an unfair burden on the working poor and middle class, and they believe millionaires and billionaires should pay a greater share of taxes.
Suburban Parents Sue IHSA To Let Student Athletes PlayThe plaintiffs are asking the court to find the changes invalid and in turn, void them, which would force the return of football and other sports.
Lawsuit Coming In Hopes Of Getting Illinois Student Athletes Back On Field; Some Parents Hope It May Pave Way For Reopening Of SchoolsA lawsuit is soon expected to be filed by some parents in hopes of putting Illinois student athletes back in play.