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.
A congressional committee plans a hearing in South Carolina this month over a federal labor lawsuit that claims Boeing Co. moved manufacturing facilities from Washington state to North Charleston to avoid unionized workers. The U.S.
Chicago Public Schools is ratcheting up its response to a Chicago Teachers Unions lawsuit over recent teacher firings. CPS and the union were in appellate court today. The district is appealing a federal judge's October decision that the district improperly fired more than 700 tenured teachers.
Cook County is paying out $55 million to people who were strip searched while being processed into the county jail. The settlement follows a trial from the summer of 2009 in which a jury found that the Cook County Sheriff's department violated the rights of thousands of prisoners admitted to th