Jussie Smollett Files Malicious Prosecution Claim Against Chicago Police, Says There's No Evidence Attack Was A Hoax“The CPD’s prosecution of Mr. Smollett based on the Osundairo Brothers’ false statements about the attack has caused Mr. Smollett to be the subject of mass public ridicule and harm to him personally,” Smollett’s attorneys wrote.
Boeing Settles Several More Lawsuits Over 737 Max Plane CrashesOn Thursday, a federal judge in Chicago approved settlements of nine lawsuits filed by families of passengers killed in a Lion Air flight that crashed off the coast of Indonesia in October 2018.
City, Civil Rights Groups Seeking Settlement In Lawsuit Over Chicago Police Department's Gang DatabaseThe database is a collection of more than 120,000 people who police maintain have gang affiliations or associations. However, critics have said it is full of inaccurate and outdated information.
Former McDonald's Employee Sues Over Sexual Harassment; 'I Was Constantly In Fear Of Losing My Job'McDonald’s is being accused of not being tough enough on allegations of sexual harassment at its restaurants.
Activists Sue Two Illinois Sheriffs For Detaining Immigrants Without Judicial WarrantsThe lawsuits allege sheriffs in Stephenson and Ogle counties unlawfully detained immigrants for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after minor traffic offenses.
Family Says New Video Proves Fiske Elementary Principal Lied About Kicking 9-Year-Old Boy Out Into The ColdFormer Fiske Principal Cynthia Miller told police the boy “bust through us and went out the door” after threatening to punch and kick her.
A Jury Awarded $20 Million To A Police Officer Who Said He Was Told To Tone Down His 'Gayness'"The command staff has a problem with your sexuality," a member of the St. Louis County Board of Police Commissioners allegedly told the officer.
Jones Prep Runners Will Not Participate In Regional Meet Amid Teachers' Strike, Judge Rules"I do kinda feel like a bit of my scholarship money is going down the drain."
Despite The Teachers' Strike, Simeon Football Players Hope For a Miracle To Stay In The GameOn Thursday the IHSA threw them a lifeline. The state regulatory agency will hear two appeals from Simeon football. One is to waive the eight-game rule and put them in a playoff bracket when seeding occurs Saturday.
Judge Allows City To Proceed With Lawsuit Against Jussie Smollett For Costs Of InvestigationThe city is seeking to recoup $130,000 in police overtime costs from an investigation into Smollett's claim he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.
Woman Wins Judgment After Contractor Stopped Work, But Can't CollectWho doesn’t have a home renovation horror story? Susan Kuta sure has one.
Family Of Chequita Adams To Get $4.9 Million From City In Crash During Chase Of Off-Duty OfficerChequita Adams was killed in a high-speed chase in June 2017, when an off-duty officer fleeing from police slammed into her car.
Family Of Rashad Cunningham Sues Gary Police Officer, City Over Fatal Shooting; 'My Son ... Was Shot Down In Cold Blood'"Rashad was holding his driver’s license and his wallet, and did not present a threat to Officer Price or anyone else," attorney Andrew Stroth said.
Southwest Airlines Pilots Sue Boeing For $100 Million In Lost Pay Due To 737 Max GroundingSouthwest Airlines Pilots Association, in a complaint filed Monday on behalf of the pilots, claims Boeing "deliberately" misled pilots about the safety of the aircraft, which caused two fatal crashes in less than six months killing 346 people.
Mother Accuses Fiske Elementary School Of Kicking Her 9-Year-Old Son Out Into The Cold In West Woodlawn“They throw this kid out on the street ... and they leave him there," attorney Dan Herbert said.