7:52 am
Tue November 4, 2014

University Village Agrees To Settle Fair Housing Lawsuit

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Officials at a DeKalb apartment complex agreed to pay $255,000 for a lawsuit that began last year.

Regina Wallace's family allege University Village violated fair housing laws. They say the complex failed to meet her disability needs and retaliated against her for requesting accommodation.

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12:12 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Illinois Being Sued Again Over Pension Law

Illinois labor unions have filed another lawsuit seeking to have the state's pension overhaul declared unconstitutional.

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5:59 am
Mon December 30, 2013

Additional Pension Lawsuits Expected

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The first legal action taken against Illinois' new pension law isn't expected to be the last.

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5:07 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Suit Takes On "Freaky Fast" Claims

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An Illinois man hit by a Jimmy John's delivery driver wants to sue the Champaign-based company over its "freaky fast" delivery promise. But the sandwich maker says it shouldn't be held liable for its advertising slogans.  

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6:36 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Another lawsuit filed against retiree health insurance law

A class action lawsuit seeks to overturn an Illinois law that calls for retired state workers to pay more for their health insurance.  As part of union agreements, members with long careers in government had their premiums fully covered by the state.  The new law will make them pay a premium.

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6:30 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Lawsuit filed against Illinois campaign finance law

A conservative political group is suing to overturn contribution limits on Illinois election campaigns.

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6:43 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Lawsuit filed to block state retiree health insurance changes

A former Illinois judge is taking legal action to prevent state retirees from having to pay more for their health insurance. Governor Pat Quinn recently signed the measure into law. It aims to reduce the cost of providing coverage to retired state workers.

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7:19 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Dixon sues auditors over stolen funds

The northern Illinois city has decided to take legal action in response to the Rita Crundwell case. The lawsuit says the accounting firms the city was using should have noticed that millions of dollars had gone missing.

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