Sam Krevlin, Reporter
Filed under City, Crime
Juveniles arrested over the weekend in Cook County will no longer have to wait until Monday for a hearing, after the Circuit Court of Cook County ordered last week that juvenile hearings be conducted on weekends.
Billy Kobin, Reporter
Filed under City, Politics
A nonpartisan Illinois citizens group submitted 65,000 pages of signatures to the Illinois State Board of Elections earlier this month for a petition calling for a constitutional amendment to change redistricting procedures in...
Renzo Downey, Reporter
Filed under City, Latest Stories, State
Facebook’s photo-tagging facial recognition software may be in violation of an Illinois law protecting residents’ identities.
A California judge ruled last week that a lawsuit filed by three Chicago area men over Facebook’s...
Robin Opsahl, City Editor
Filed under City, Politics, State
A coalition of 64 Illinois social services are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner and members of his administration for the more than $100 million Illinois owes agencies for work contracted by the state and left unpaid during the budget...
Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor
Filed under Administration, Campus
A Cook County woman has filed a lawsuit against Northwestern requesting $50,000 for negligence after she fell outside Scott Hall and suffered “severe and permanent personal ... injuries” in May 2013.
The lawsuit, which...
Paige Leskin, City Editor
Filed under City, Education, Local
A substitute teacher is suing Evanston/Skokie School District 65, claiming he was not given a permanent teaching position because he is a white male.
In a complaint filed in a Circuit Court of Cook County on Nov. 13, Elliott Cady alleged bo...
Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor
Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault
Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against the Medill senior who said Ludlow sexually assaulted her in 2012, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Ludlow’s suit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, alleges the student made false claims to the media and...
Paige Leskin, City Editor
Filed under City, Crime, Local
A Cook County judge sentenced a Skokie resident Friday to 12 years in state prison after Evanston police arrested him in 2013.
Blair Aikens, 28, was arrested in Evanston in July 2013 in connection with weapons possession,...
Patrick Svitek, Reporter
Filed under Administration, Campus, City, Latest Stories
A University Police officer is suing Northwestern for sexual harassment and gender discrimination, claiming the University Police Department assigned her to an unfavorable shift when she returned from maternity leave, among other...