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.
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Reaches Tentative Settlement Over Payments To Man Who Accuses Him Of AbuseFormer U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has reached a tentative settlement over payments to a man who accused him of child sexual abuse.
Finance Committee Backs $20.5 Million Settlement For Two Men Who Say They Were Framed By Former CPD Detective Reynaldo GuevaraJose Montanez and Armando Serrano spent 23 years in prison for the murder of Rodrigo Vargas, but were later cleared when an informant who implicated them said his testimony was coerced by former Det. Reynaldo Guevara.
City Set To Pay $20.5 Million To Settle Lawsuit For Two Men Who Say They Were Framed By Former CPD Detective Reynaldo GuevaraJose Montanez and Armando Serrano spent 23 years in prison for a murder they did not commit.
Kraft Heinz Will Pay $62 Million Related To 'Years-Long Accounting Scheme'Regulators say the goal was to make financials look better to investors.
Finance Committee Backs $575,000 In Settlements For Two Lawsuits Accusing Police Of MisconductFollowing an unusually lengthy discussion, a key City Council committee on Monday signed off on paying a $175,000 settlement to a West Side family who were victims of police officers raiding the wrong apartment four years ago.
Aldermen To Consider Settlements In CPD Wrong Raid From 2017, Fatal Police Shooting In 2015The first case involves an incident on March 23, 2017, when police broke through Ashanti Franklin’s apartment door at 6 a.m., guns drawn, looking for someone who didn't live there.
Finance Committee OKs Settlements In 3 More Police Misconduct LawsuitsChicago taxpayers will soon be on the hook for more than $750,000 to settle three more lawsuits accusing Chicago police officers of misconduct.
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.
Illinois AG: Former ITT Students To Get $9.4M In Debt ReliefThe 47 attorneys general and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reached the settlement with PEAKS Trust, which ran a private loan program for ITT Tech.
City Council Finance Committee To Consider $6.65 Million Of Settlements In Lawsuits Against Chicago PoliceAldermen will be asked to approve settlements in two fatal police shootings, an incident of officers raiding the wrong home, and a retaliation lawsuit filed by a former officer.
City Council Overhauls Vehicle Impoundment Rules, Settles Class Action Lawsuit Over Failure To Return Seized Cars To Innocent OwnersThe ordinance rolls back impoundment fines and fees that were doubled by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2011, and caps the storage fees charged to motorists whose cars have been seized at $1,000,
Aldermen To Weigh $4.95M Settlement Of Lawsuit Over Failure To Return Impounded Vehicles To Innocent OwnersA class action lawsuit against the city claims police have routinely refused to release cars seized in drug cases, even after charges were dropped, and owners were entitled to get their vehicles back.
Aldermen OK $200,000 Settlement Of Lawsuit Against Two Paramedics For Failing To Treat Man Who Later DiedThe family of Charles Myers filed a lawsuit against the city in 2017, accusing the paramedics of negligence.
Aldermen Back $2.25 Million Payment To Unarmed Autistic Man Shot By Police; Two Other Lawsuit SettlementsSgt. Khalil Muhammad shot Ricardo Hayes, then 18, in the arm and chest in the Morgan Park neighborhood on Aug. 13, 2017. City attorneys said Hayes functions at the cognitive level of a first-grader.