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Chicago Police Lawsuit

Couple Claims Drunk, Off-Duty Chicago Cop Attacked Them

Posted 06.27.2012 | Chicago

The recent release of 911 call audio could help a Chicago couple make their case in a lawsuit alleging police misconduct. Heather Rzany and her boy...

Man Exonerated After 21 Years In Prison Sues Chicago Police, City

Posted 06.08.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago man who served 21 years in prison on a murder charge for which he was later exonerated filed suit Thursday against the city of Chicago and i...

Shooting Of Young, Black Woman Gets Limited Attention From Police Department

Posted 05.07.2012 | Chicago

Nearly two months after an unarmed Chicago woman was gunned down by an off-duty Chicago police officer, the 22-year-old's family is still searching fo...

Family Of Man Slain By Cop Gets $1.35 Million Settlement

Posted 02.13.2012 | Chicago

A jury late last week awarded a $1.35 million settlement to the family of a man who, in 2006, was fatally shot by an off-duty Chicago police officer. ...

Lisa Hofstra Settles With City For $78K: Nurse Handcuffed By Cop For Not Drawing Blood On Command

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A nurse who was handcuffed by a Chicago Police Officer when she refused to draw blood from a drunk-driving suspect fast enough for him in August settl...

22 People Sue Chicago Police Over Alleged Election Night Abuse

Chicago Tribune | Angela Rozas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Another lawsuit was filed in federal court accusing Chicago police of harassing people on Election Night, alleging that officers used pepper spray on ...