Former Speaker Dennis Hastert's Settlement In Hush Money Case To Be Finalized MondayA man who accused Hastert of child sex abuse claims Hastert refused to pay nearly $2 million in agreed-upon hush money.
Witness Testifies R. Kelly Paid $200,000 To Settle STD SuitKelly has denied any wrongdoing. His lawyers have portrayed his accusers as groupies who are lying about their relationships with him.
Lawsuit Claims Student Was Assaulted In Hazing By Football Team Members At Plainfield Central High SchoolA civil rights lawsuit has been filed against Plainfield Central High School, two years after we first exposed hazing allegations involving members of the football team.
Family Sues After They Say Chicago Police Burst Into Their Home, Pointed Guns at Kids in 2019“You've had a mass traumatization of young children of color that's been going on for decades in Chicago,” attorney Al Hofeld Jr. said.
Gary, Indiana Sues Tech Firm To Regain Genesis Center, Housing SiteMayor Jerome Prince says his team "will continue to look for ways we can make the most of vacant or underutilized properties and put them on our tax rolls."
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.