Lawsuit Over Boeing 737 Crash Alleges Autothrottle MalfunctionBoeing in a statement extended sympathy to the loved ones of crash victims and said it would be inappropriate to comment further while it's helping in the crash investigation.
Long-Stalled Plan To Create Database For CPD Misconduct Files Set For Committee Hearing On FridayAfter months of delays, aldermen appear poised to vote on an ordinance that would require the city to create a public database of closed Chicago Police Department misconduct files dating as far back as 1994.
Man Cleared Of 1987 Double Murder Sues City, Claiming Torture By CPD Detectives Under Command Of Jon BurgeA man who received a certificate of innocence after spending 33 years in prison in the 1987 death of his mother-in-law and her mother has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago, his lawyer said Monday.
Appeals Court Tosses $44.7 Million Verdict Against City In Shooting Of Michael LaPorta By Off-Duty Cop Patrick KellyA federal appeals court has thrown out a $44.7 million judgment against the city of Chicago, awarded by a jury more than three years ago over off-duty Officer Patrick Kelly’s shooting of his friend, Michael LaPorta, after a night of heavy drinking.
Cicero Paramedics, Retired Firefighter Sued Over Photo Of Dying Man Shot During Civil UnrestA woman whose brother was fatally shot during last summer’s unrest in suburban Chicago filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that two paramedics allowed a photo to be taken of the dying man, and that a retired fire department lieutenant posted it on Facebook along with a disparaging caption.
Frankfort Pizzeria Owner Sued, Accused Of Using Secret Shoe Camera To Record Upskirt Videos Of Teen WaitressesHe was arrested and charged criminally in the case last year.
Black McDonald's Franchise Owner Sues Company Claiming Racial BiasMcDonald's denied Washington's claims, saying he's responsible for his own business growth.
COPA Releases Video Of Incident Where Officer Shot Man In Hand In Irving Park; Lawsuit Claims Man And His Friend Were Unarmed And Posed No ThreatAttorneys filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department Tuesday, as the Civilian Office of Police Accountability released video of an incident in which an off-duty officer shot a man in the hand in the Irving Park neighborhood back in December.
Judge Refuses To Toss McDonald's Lawsuit Against Former CEOThe judge rejected Easterbrook's assertion that any disputes over his compensation, including severance compensation, would be litigated in Illinois.
Something's Fishy About Subway's Tuna Sandwich, Lawsuit ClaimsNow here is a lawsuit that'll make you lose your appetite: Fast-food chain Subway is being sued for fraud, accused of selling tuna that isn't tuna.
City Seeks To Settle Lawsuit Filed By Antown Golatte, Wounded In 2015 Police Shooting Ruled UnjustifiedMore than three years after the city’s police oversight agency ruled officers were not justified when they shot Antwon Golatte during a traffic stop in 2015, the city is on the verge of settling his excessive force lawsuit.
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.