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Substitute teacher sues District 65 for racial, sex discrimination

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 20

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...

Former Northwestern researcher settles fraud lawsuit for $475K

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

October 30

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A former Northwestern research physician will pay the United States $475,000 to settle claims of misusing federal grant money for personal expenses, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. Dr. Charles Bennett, who...

State representative sues Evanston challenger for making defamatory claims

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 9

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) is suing his opponent in the upcoming election — an Evanston doctor — and others, claiming they advertised and published defamatory and false information about him to the public. Dr....

Northwestern responds to student’s lawsuit, denies Title IX violations

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 21

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

Northwestern responded Friday to the Title IX lawsuit a Medill junior filed against the school last week, saying the school appropriately punished philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow based on the findings of its internal investigation. The...

Legal dispute between city, food truck remains unresolved

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

April 11

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

The legal battle between Evanston and food truck Beavers Coffee and Donuts will continue for at least another month, a Cook County judge ruled Thursday. The Chicago food truck initially sued Evanston in August over a city ordinance...

Updated: Preservationists sue Commission of Chicago Landmarks over Prentice decision

Susan Du and Marshall Cohen

November 15

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Update, 4 p.m. Thursday: A Cook County judge handed down a preliminary ruling in favor of preservationists this afternoon and granted temporary landmark status to Prentice Women’s Hospital. The next hearing is scheduled for...