Judge Letting Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb To Proceed With Lawsuit Against General Assembly Over Emergency Powers LawIndiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is challenging the increased power state legislators gave themselves to intervene during public health emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Republicans File Lawsuit Seeking To Throw Out New State Legislative Maps Drawn By DemocratsThe two top-ranking elected Republicans in Illinois have filed a federal lawsuit asking a judge to overturn new state legislative maps created by Democrats without GOP input, arguing the redistricting process was unconstitutional.
Fired As Investigator At Police Watchdog Agency, Lorenzo Davis Awarded $1.1 Million In Damages In Whistleblower LawsuitDavis was fired from his post at IPRA in 2015, and he later filed a whistleblower lawsuit accusing the city of dismissing him for refusing to change his findings in six shootings he deemed were not justified.
'You're Breaking Contracts': U.S. Congresswoman Sued For Not Hiring Would-Be RivalNewman's camp stops short of calling the lawsuit a money grab.
Cubs Fan Beaten By CPD Officer During 2016 World Series Celebrations Awarded $53,700 By Federal JuryAccording to the Citizens Police Data Project, an online database of police misconduct files obtained by the Invisible Insitute, there have been 73 complaints registered against the officer, including 18 use of force complaints.
General Iron Owners Sue City For $100 Million After Final Permit Put On Hold Amid EPA Demand For Further ReviewSouthside Recycling "has jumped through every possible hoop, has supplied every last piece of information, has cooperated through every City delay, and has more than satisfied every permitting requirement,” the lawsuit claims.
Federal Lawsuit Alleges Cover-Ups Of Decades Of Abuse By Youth Hockey Coach Tom 'Chico' AdrahtasExplosive allegations have surfaced of decades of abuse inflicted upon teenage boys by a prominent local hockey coach, and now they are the subject of a lawsuit.
Chicago Astronomer's Trademark Suit Against American Girl Doll ResolvedShe spent much of her career with NASA and has lectured extensively on Mars exploration.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb Sues Legislature Over Emergency PowersIndiana’s governor asked a court Tuesday to block a new law that legislators passed giving themselves more authority to intervene when the state’s chief executive declares an emergency.
City Of Chicago Sues Gary, Indiana Gun Store Westforth Sports; Claims Guns It Has Sold Ended Up In Criminals' HandsThe City of Chicago has filed a lawsuit against a Gary, Indiana gun store – claiming it sold hundreds of guns that wind up in Chicago in the hands of drug traffickers and convicted felons.
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.