Chicago Poised To Pay $5.25 Million In Police Torture CaseSmith spent about 20 years in prison for a 1983 slaying before his conviction was dismissed.
Papa John's, John Schnatter Reach Settlement AgreementPapa John's, which was founded in 1984, has been floundering after a series of missteps by Schnatter, who blamed disappointing sales on NFL player protests and used the N-word during a company conference call. Schnatter stepped down as CEO in late 2017 and resigned as chairman last July.
Jurgen Klinsmann Received $3.35M Settlement From USSFHe was fired in November 2016 after an 0-2 start in the final round of World Cup qualifying in North and Central America and the Caribbean. His contract was settled for $3,354,167, the tax filing said.
Cook County OKs $24M Settlement With 3 Wrongly Convicted MenThe Cook County Board has approved a $24 million settlement for three of four men who were wrongfully convicted of a woman's 1994 rape and murder.
Chicago State Agrees To Pay $650K To Settle Blog LawsuitThe university faced many financial problems in recent years, with officials declaring a financial emergency in 2016. The university has paid multiple settlements to employees who filed whistleblower lawsuits, including $4.3 million to a school official who was fired after accusing the school's former president of misconduct.
Madigan: Neiman Marcus To Pay $1.5M In Multi State Data BreachAccording the Illinois General's office, around 370,000 payment cards, including more than 19,000 from Illinois customers, were compromised.
$19M In Volkswagen Deal To Purchase Cleaner Transit EnginesIllinois is receiving $108 million from Volkswagen's multibillion-dollar settlement after allegations that the automaker sold 60,000 vehicles with software designed to cheat air-quality tests.
MillerCoors, Pabst Settle Lawsuit Over Brewing ContractSince 1999, Chicago-based MillerCoors has made and shipped nearly all of Pabst's beers, which include Pabst Blue Ribbon, Old Milwaukee, Lone Star and Schlitz.
Joliet Diocese Agrees To $1.4 Million Settlement With Three Men Abused By Priest In 1980sThe three men who don't want to be identified say they were abused by Father Leonard Mateo of Joliet between 1980 and 1982. The boys were all under 11 years.
Report: #MeToo Activist Asia Argento Settled Sex Assault Complaint For $380,000 Italian actress Asia Argento - one of the most prominent activists of the #MeToo movement against sexual harassment - recently settled a complaint filed against her by a young actor and musician who said she sexually assaulted him when he was 17, the New York Times reported.
City Council To Vote On $8.5 Million In Settlements; Renaming Congress Parkway For Ida B. WellsAldermen are deciding whether the city will pay out $4.5 million to settle lawsuits tied to allegations of police wrongdoing, and another $4 million for an unfilled pothole that proved to be fatal.
Finance Committee To Vote On $3M Settlement In Fatal Crash After Police ChaseThe city of Chicago is set to pay nearly $3 million to the families of two people killed when a man fleeing police crashed his vehicle in 2015.