Courts Commission Rules Cook County Judge Mauricio Araujo Guilty Multiple Sexual Harassment Allegations, But He Won't Be Disciplined Since He Has ResignedThe Illinois Courts Commission on Thursday ruled that Cook County Judge Mauricio Araujo violated the Code of Judicial Conduct in multiple acts of sexual harassment toward women, but did not order any disciplinary action – as Araujo resigned from the bench last month.
Officer Once Assigned As Former CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson's Driver Sues Him For Sexual Assault, HarassmentOfficer Cynthia Donald claims Johnson subjected her to "unwanted and uninvited sexual advances, abuse, harassment, and a hostile work environment" for more than three years.
Group Gathers In Humboldt Park To Demand End To Sexual Harassment, Assault In MilitaryServicemembers and civilians gathered in Humboldt Park Saturday to call for an end to sexual harassment and assault in the military.
Former St. John, Indiana Police Commander Gets Probation For Battery Charge After Sex Harassment AllegationsA former St. John, Indiana police commander and town council president has pleaded guilty to three counts of battery.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill's Future In Question If His Law License Is SuspendedA prominent supporter of Indiana’s attorney general is arguing that a proposed suspension of his law license over allegations of drunkenly groping four women is excessive and that even the proposed punishment wouldn’t force him from office.
Former Democratic Campaign Staffer Alaina Hampton Settles Lawsuit Against Speaker Michael Madigan's Political CommitteesThe lawsuit Hampton filed in March 2018 alleged that she was hindered from advancing in the speaker’s organization after alleging sexual harassment by a top Madigan lieutenant, Kevin Quinn.
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.
Watchdog Report Recommends Madigan Aide Fired For Sexual Harassment Be Placed On 'Do Not Hire' ListHouse Speaker Mike Madigan fired longtime aide Kevin Quinn in February 2018, a day before consultant Alaina Hampton went public with sexual harassment allegations.
Harassment Probe Slams Former Madigan Chief Of Staff; Finds Widespread Bullying At Illinois CapitolA yearlong probe into bullying and sexual harassment in Illinois politics found Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s former chief of staff, Timothy Mapes, used fear and intimidation as management tactics, to the point subordinates avoided raising concerns, believing he wouldn’t take them seriously.
McDonald's Says It's Offering Training To Combat HarassmentThe labor group Fight for $15 filed 25 sexual harassment charges against Chicago-based McDonald's with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The American Civil Liberties Union and the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund are providing legal support.
Woman Says Illinois Speaker Madigan Didn't Act On ComplaintsAlaina Hampton's lawsuit against Madigan's campaign committees and the state Democratic Party contends that Travis Shea faced no repercussions for complaints against him by two women and that he continued to work on Madigan's staff for two years.
Cicero Police Officer Sues Over Alleged Sexual Harrassment And Sexual Assaults By SupervisorsA part-time Cicero police officer is suing the town and three male supervisors, claiming she was sexually harassed, and sexually assaulted by two superior officers.
Lyft Driver Charged With Fondling 17-Year-Old Girl's LegA Lyft driver has been charged with fondling a teenage girl, after she accused him of trying to have sex with her while driving her home to Lyons in October.
Top Legislators Say No Forcing Out Indiana Attorney GeneralGOP House Speaker Brian Bosma told reporters Monday such an attempt could end up dominating the legislative session that starts in January.
Evanston Police Step Up Patrols At Northwestern After Several Women HarassedEvanston police are working with Northwestern University to keep students safe after a series of recent attacks against women.