Top Illinois Republicans have sued to invalidate the state's new legislative district map drawn by Democrats.In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court, House Republican leader Tom Cross and Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno contend the map shortchanges blacks and Latinos and dilutes the
Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly faces a $2.9 million foreclosure on his suburban Chicago mansion. A Crain's Chicago Business publication reports that JPMorgan Chase Bank filed the foreclosure lawsuit last month in Cook County Circuit Court.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says he's ready to go to court over canceling pay raises for nearly 30,000 state workers. Quinn defended his decision to deny the raises by blaming the General Assembly for not appropriating the necessary money.
A famous Chicago hot dog maker is steamed at a competitor. Vienna Beef is suing the owner of a rival company called Red Hot Chicago, accusing him of either stealing Vienna's 118-year-old recipe or lying to customers by claiming that he's using it. And the rival is
WASHINGTON -- A Supreme Court decision blocking a massive sex-discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart may have a far-reaching effect.It's expected to make it harder to mount large-scale bias claims against the nation's biggest companies.The justices all agreed that the lawsuit against Wal-Mart Store
The U.S. Justice Department is coming to the defense of Planned Parenthood of Indiana. The state's governor recently signed a law blocking federal money from going to the agency.Late Thursday, the U.S.