Parents Claim Hazing Led To Jordan Hankins' Suicide; Want Sorority Held ResponsibleThe mother of a former Northwestern University student is suing the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, which she blames for her daughter's suicide
Former Marine Accuses LaSalle County Sheriff Of Illegal Strip Search; Incident Caught On VideoA former Marine has sued the LaSalle County Sheriff’s office, saying deputies “humiliated, degraded and dehumanized” her when they dragged her into a cell and forcibly stripped her naked after she was arrested on suspicion of DUI two years ago.
Truckers Sue Indiana Governor Over Toll Road Fee HikeThe lawsuit says that the truck drivers won't benefit from the hike because the revenue will be used for projects unrelated to the toll road. A spokeswoman for Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb says they don't believe there's a constitutional issue.
Chicago State Agrees To Pay $650K To Settle Blog LawsuitThe university faced many financial problems in recent years, with officials declaring a financial emergency in 2016. The university has paid multiple settlements to employees who filed whistleblower lawsuits, including $4.3 million to a school official who was fired after accusing the school's former president of misconduct.
Illinois Officials Agree To Settle Prison Health LawsuitA court-appointed expert would guide the overhaul of health care for Illinois prison inmates in a proposed federal consent decree filed Thursday.
Family Suing Wheaton Gym Over 7-Year-Old Boy's DeathA suburban Chicago gym is being sued by the family of a 7-year-old boy who died after falling from the gym's zip line.
Regulator: MillerCoors Can Say Miller Lite Has 'More Taste'At issue were vignettes Chicago-based MillerCoors produced showing consumers drinking unnamed beers and saying which had "more taste."
Nurse Held Hostage By Armed Inmate Will Get $7.2M SettlementFour nurses with Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital sued Kane County over the hostage situation that unfolded in May 2017 when 21-year-old Tywon Salters overpowered a deputy in the Geneva hospital and took his handgun.