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Who's Connected to Whom and How in the Lawmaker Pay Lawsuit?

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 10.14.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Sometimes you need a flowchart to understand all the connections between public figures in Illinois. That certainly could be useful in the case of the suit filed by Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan against Gov. Pat Quinn.

Court Puts County Cell Phone Ban On Hold

Posted 01.14.2013 | Chicago

A ban that would keep electronic devices like cell phones out of Cook County courtrooms — except one in Chicago — has been put on hold. The ru...

Family Sues Four Loko Over Teen's Death

Posted 07.19.2011 | Chicago

The family of a 15-year-old boy who reportedly died after drinking two cans of high-alcohol energy drink Four Loko has sued the Chicago-based company,...

EXTRA CRUNCHY: Woman Claims She Found Glass Inside McDonald's Sandwich

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A woman filed a lawsuit Friday against a southwest suburban McDonald's after she allegedly found something extra crunchy in her chicken sandwich: glas...

Woman Sues Over Assault By Escaped Felon

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Domenica Saverino had just pulled into the parking lot of her office on Sept.18, 2009, when escaped felon Robert Maday assaulted her at gun point and ...

Foreclosure Without Notice: Is A Court Order Violating The Rights Of Homeowners?

Chicago Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicagoan Rich Gregory figured it was only a matter of time before he'd hear from his bank after falling behind on his second mortgage. But when he wa...

Woman Accused Of Offering 14-Year-Old Boy Sex, Drugs On Plane

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago area father is suing Southwest Airlines, alleging his 14-year-old son was forced to sit next to a woman who allegedly made sexual advances t...

King Sues Medieval Times After Fall From Horse

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A king's court isn't supposed to include a judge and lawyers, but one suburban actor, hired to play a ruler, is suing his kingdom. Frank Kaszyck, w...

Dwyane Wade's Estranged Wife Sues Gabrielle Union Citing Emotional Distress

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MIAMI — Adding to an already contentious divorce battle, Dwyane Wade's estranged wife has filed a lawsuit, claiming his relationship with actres...

Burr Oak Lawsuit: Nellie Riley Claims Cemetery 'Desecrated' Bodies

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Burr Oak Cemetery was sued today by a woman who says her relatives' remains were knowingly desecrated in order to resell their burial plots. ...

Suit: Defective Vacuum Cleaner Sucked Hair From Woman's Scalp

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A north suburban woman claims a "defective" vacuum cleaner sucked her hair out of her scalp when it broke during use -- and she is now suing the Ohio-...

Another Suit Filed Against Catholic Priest, This Time Not For Sex Abuse

Chicago Catholic News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

There's more legal trouble for the Catholic Church -- except this time it doesn't involve sex abuse. A lawsuit filed Tuesday in Cook County Circuit...

Woman Sues Husband Claiming He Gave Her Herpes

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County woman filed a lawsuit Friday seeking $50,000 from her husband, who she claims gave her herpes. The unnamed plaintiff claims that she ...