Jury Awards $11 Million To First Female Firefighter In Country Club Hills For Harassment, DiscriminationDena Lewis-Bystrzycki was the first female firefighter in Country Club Hills. In 2012, she sued the city for sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and retaliation.
Illinois AG Candidate Erika Harold: Harassment Leads Many To PromiscuityA former Miss America who is running for Illinois attorney general once said that many victims of sexual harassment "become very promiscuous."
Study: Sexual Assault, Harassment Linked To Long-Term Health Problems"Not everyone is able and willing to identify what happened to them, but that doesn't prevent the body from having opinions about it and expressing them."
Illinois Political Parties Embrace Anti-Abuse Panel's ReportLeaders of the state's major political parties are embracing a report's recommendations to end sexual harassment in Illinois government.
Report: Elect Women, Change Campaign Culture To End AbuseIllinois' political parties can make a leap toward eliminating sexual harassment and bolstering gender equity by electing women to half of all political offices in the state, according to a report released Wednesday by a panel of women in state government.
Madigan: 'I Didn't Do Enough' To Combat Sexual HarassmentAn outside investigation of all harassment allegations continues and Madigan's chief of staff is reviewing House procedures to ensure she is told of complaints and reports them to Madigan.
FEMA Official Being Investigated For Sexual MisconductCBS News' Jeff Pegues confirms that the former top personnel officer at the Federal Emergency Management Agency is being investigated for widespread sexual harassment.
CBS Board Of Directors To Meet Amid Sexual Assault Claims Against CEO Les MoonvesThe regularly scheduled gathering of CBS' board of directors on Monday comes after a New Yorker report Friday, alleging that "six women who had professional dealings" with CEO Les Moonves said he sexually harassed them between the 1980s and early 2000s.
Police Chief Punished For 'Puffy Nipples' Comment To Female OfficerA Florida police chief has been ordered to go through sexual harassment training after an investigation into comments he made about a female officer's nipples.
Indiana Attorney General Says Groping Allegations Are FalseIndiana Attorney General Curtis Hill defiantly rejected calls to resign on Monday, saying his name "has been dragged through the gutter" amid allegations that he inappropriately touched a lawmaker and several other women.
CPS Creating New Office To Prevent, Respond To Sexual Abuse CasesChicago Public Schools officials are launching a new office to ensure the safety of the district’s students, in the latest move to respond to a sexual abuse scandal.
Disgraced Former Madigan Aide To Collect $130K For Unused Vacation, Sick DaysThe former chief of staff to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations will collect $130,500 for unused vacation and sick time, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
CPS Removes 2 Principals In Ongoing Sex Abuse InvestigationChicago Public Schools announced two principals were removed from their positions Monday as the investigation continues into the CPS sex abuse scandal.
Bill Clinton: 'Norms Have Changed' For What 'You Can Do To Somebody Against Their Will'"You don't have to physically assault somebody to make them, you know, uncomfortable at work or at home or in their other -- just walking around. That, I think, is good" Clinton told PBS Newshour in an interview that aired Thursday.
Madigan Chief Of Staff Tim Mapes Fired Over Sexual Harassment ClaimsIllinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's chief of staff, Timothy Mapes, has resigned from his government and campaign positions, after an aide in the speaker's office accused him of sexual harassment and bullying.