Eric Lurry's Widow Sues Joliet Officers Over His Death In Police CustodyVideo first obtained by the CBS 2 Investigators earlier this year showed Lurry, 37, on Jan. 28 as he was in the back seat of a police squad car, handcuffed during a drug-related arrest.
Appeals Court Reverses Judge's Order To Shut Down Dakota Access PipelineStanding Rock Tribe Chairman Mike Faith said the tribe was committed to continuing its fight.
Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against ComEd In Wake Of Bribery SchemeThe company has admitted attempting to influence legislation regarding the regulatory process that determines the rates it is allowed to charge customers for electricity.
Residents In Six Downstate Illinois Counties Sue Gov. JB Pritzker Over COVID-19 RestrictionsThe actions taken in Bond, Clay, Clinton, Edgar, Richland and Sangamon counties seek court orders declaring there is no public health emergency as defined by Pritzker's Public Health Department. Springfield, the state capital, is in Sangamon County.
Black Lives Matter Chicago Files Federal Lawsuit, Seeking To Block Federal Agents From Policing ProtestsBlack Lives Matter is seeking an injunction prohibiting federal agents from “interfering in or otherwise policing lawful and peaceful assemblies and protests.”
Trump Administration Drops Restrictions On Online-Only Instruction For Foreign StudentsOne person familiar with the matter told CNN the White House has felt the blowback to the proposal and that some inside the West Wing believe it was poorly conceived and executed.
Illinois, 16 Other States, DC Sue Trump Administration Over Visa Rules For College StudentsThe lawsuit seeks to stop the Trump administration from enforcing guidance to not allow foreign students to take online-only courses this fall semester.
Judge Rejects Illinois GOP Bid For Exemption From Pritzker's Public Gathering Limit; 'The Risks In Doing So Are Too Great'“The current state of our nation demands that we sacrifice the benefits of in-person interactions for the greater good,” U.S. District Judge Sara Ellis ruled.
Two CTA Employees Fired After Video Showed Bus Driver Body-Slamming Passenger; Victim Wants Them ArrestedTwo CTA employees have been fired for their roles in an altercation with a bus passenger earlier this week, but the man's attorneys say they also should face criminal charges, after he was body-slammed to the pavement earlier this month.
Chicago Family Sues CPD After Vehicle Rolls Over Young Girl; 'Where Was The Help?'"Every time I see it, it breaks me down because I don't believe that this is my baby actually getting run over."
Roseland Family Sues CPD After Vehicle Rolls Over Young GirlThe lawsuit said she has suffered permanent physical, emotional and psychological damage.
Judge Dismisses Lawsuit By Slain Chinese Scholar Yingying Zhang's Family Against U Of I CounselorsJudge Jason Bohm wrote what happened to Yingying Zhang was unconscionable. However, counselors Thomas Miebach and Jennifer Maupin didn't cause or contribute to her death.
Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit After 2018 Fire Killed 10 ChildrenA judge has denied the City of Chicago's motion to dismiss a lawsuit following a deadly fire in Little Village that killed 10 children.
Lawyers Sue City Of Chicago For Access To InmatesThe groups said it's become more widespread during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Protesters, Black Lives Matter Activists Sue To Block Indianapolis Police From Using Tear Gas On DemonstratorsThe federal lawsuit argues that the use of chemical agents and projectiles for crowd control violates the First Amendment.