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.
2 Investigators: CTA Vows To Improve Screening Of Bus Drivers After $60 Million In SettlementsIt's a $60-million problem: That's the cost of settlements and judgments paid out by the CTA for bus accidents.
Are You Owed $1,200? Maybe, If You Got A Dish Network Telemarketing CallLawyers say they are having trouble convincing people to sign up to get the money they're owed from the $61 million class action lawsuit over sales pitches to people on the national Do Not Call Registry.
City Council OKs $2.3M Settlement For Man Shot By Police In 2015The August 2015 shooting that left Jaquise Evans seriously injured became even more controversial when U.S. District Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer in January accused city attorneys of withholding evidence during a trial of the lawsuit.
'Code Of Silence' Settlement Expected To Cost Taxpayers $20 MillionA City Council panel advises paying $20 million to families of two men killed when a drunken off-duty police detective hit their car.
Aldermen Slam 'Englewood Four' $31M Wrongful Conviction SettlementThe vote was not unanimous.
City Seeking $31 Million Settlement With Wrongfully Convicted 'Englewood Four'Aldermen were scheduled to vote next week on a $31 million settlement with the “Englewood Four,” who spent years in prison for rape and murder before DNA evidence pointed to a different suspect.
Jail Inmate Who Fell From Top Bunk Gets $4.75M SettlementCook County jail guards were supposed to put Michael Borys in a lower bunk because he has a history of seizures.
Preckwinkle Blames Dart For Jail Cell Rape, $3.25M SettlementIt happened last May at the Markham courthouse. A 52-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by two men, and sheriff's deputies allowed it to happen.