Lawsuits

Carpentersville family sues after video shows police raiding home, grabbing teen by neck

5 hours ago   |   ABC

A family in north suburban Carpentersville is suing police officers, claiming they raided their home without a search warrant while their teenage son was home alone.
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U.S. citizen detained in Louisiana for Latino name, skin color: lawsuit

6 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

A Honduran-born U.S. citizen filed a federal lawsuit in which he alleges a sheriff's deputy who wrongly suspected he was in the country illegally detained him in a Louisiana...
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US figure skating coach permanently banned after sexual abuse allegations

US figure skating coach permanently banned after sexual abuse allegations

6 hours ago   |   WGAL

Longtime coach Richard Callaghan has been permanently banned from U.S. Figure Skating after he was accused in a lawsuit of sexually abusing an underage figure skater.
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Diocese of Brooklyn hit with wave of Child Victims Act suits

Diocese of Brooklyn hit with wave of Child Victims Act suits

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

Two more alleged victims came forward on Thursday with decades-old accusations against the Diocese of Brooklyn that they suffered sexual abuse by clergy and other church...
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Missouri family joins class-action lawsuit against e-cigarette company

Missouri family joins class-action lawsuit against e-cigarette company

9 hours ago   |   KMBC

A Missouri family is joining people across the country in suing an e-cigarette company.
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Transgender woman sues Bolingbrook Circle K for alleged unlawful firing

10 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A transgender woman is suing the convenience store chain Circle K, claiming she was unjustly fired because she refused to stay quiet about harassment from managers and a co-worker.
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38 Ex-Students Accuse Orthodox Rabbis of Sexual Abuse at Yeshiva University High School in New York

10 hours ago   |   Time

Thirty-eight former students of an Orthodox Jewish school in New York City operated by Yeshiva University sued Thursday over claims they were molested by two prominent rabbis...
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Transgender woman claiming unjustly fired in lawsuit against Bolingbrook Circle K

10 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A transgender woman is suing the convenience store chain Circle-K, claiming she was unjustly fired because she refused to stay quiet about harassment from a managers and a...
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Lawsuit: Eden Prairie Company Fired Worker Over Using Crutches

10 hours ago   |   CBS

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - A Minnesota-based payroll servicing company is being sued by a federal agency for allegedly firing an employee because she needed crutches after...
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Another J-51 lawsuit has been granted class action status

11 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Tenants at a Forest Hills building in the midst of a J-51 lawsuit have been granted class action status as they move forward with their case. Queens County Supreme Court Judge...
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8-year-old boy attacked by mountain lion

8-year-old boy attacked by mountain lion

Officials say the boy's father rushed outside and found the mountain lion on top of his son. Read more ...

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Authorities discovered the couple's child so malnourished that, at 19 months old, she weighed just 10.8 pounds. Read more ...

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

There's more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it's all a hoax, you'll be $1.1 million richer. Read more ...

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Pirates: Now 8-30 since the All-Star break Read more ...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's 80th anniversary

The babies were dressed up as the Cowardly Lion, Tinman, Scarecrow and Dorothy. Read more ...

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

This is horrifying. Read more ...

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg

Raiders edge Packers on 80-yard field in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Billed as a chance to get Canadian football fans a close-up look at NFL superstars like Aaron Rodgers, Thursday night's exhibition between the Oakland... Read more ...

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays

BALTIMORE - For a while, there's been no doubt the Baltimore Orioles would set a dubious record for the most home runs allowed in a season. Read more ...

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as... Read more ...

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Hickenlooper mounted a long shot presidential campaign that collapsed before it ended in mid-August. Read more ...