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Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: November 18, 2022

Here is a brief summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois.

Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: November 18, 2022
Crime

Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: October 3, 2022

Here is a brief summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois.

Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: October 3, 2022
Crime

Defendant to represent himself in Wisconsin parade trial

Brooks plowed through Waukesha's Christmas parade in his Ford Escape last year, killing six people and injuring dozens more, prosecutors allege. His trial opens Monday with jury selection and is expected to last at least a month.

Defendant to represent himself in Wisconsin parade trial
Illinois Politics

Chicago lawmaker enters plea in red-light camera scandal

State Sen. Emil Jones III pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of lying to the FBI and seeking a bribe to oppose legislation that would have required a statewide evaluation of red-light camera systems.

Chicago lawmaker enters plea in red-light camera scandal
Chicagoland News

Jury awards Illinois woman $363M in suit over plant's gas

A jury has awarded $363 million to a woman who alleged that a now-shuttered suburban Chicago plant that sterilized medical equipment exposed residents to a toxic industrial gas and gave her breast cancer.

Jury awards Illinois woman $363M in suit over plant's gas
Police

Two Chicago cops charged in shooting that wounded unarmed man

The Civilian Office of Police Accountability is investigating the shooting and has a deadline of Sept. 22 to release materials related to the shooting, including videos.

Two Chicago cops charged in shooting that wounded unarmed man
Law

Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: September 15, 2022

Here is a brief summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in the Northern District of Illinois.

Summary of recent cases brought by the US Attorney in Northern District of Illinois: September 15, 2022
Illinois Politics

Chief Justice Burke to step down after 16 years on court

Anne Burke, Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court and wife of Ed Burke, a Chicago alderman for half a century who is scheduled to go on trial next year on federal racketeering and extortion charges, announced her future retirement on Monday.

Chief Justice Burke to step down after 16 years on court
Arts

Music writer fights subpoena to testify at R. Kelly trial

A music writer who spent decades raising awareness about sexual misconduct allegations against R. Kelly is fighting a bid to force him to testify at the R&B singer's federal trial on child pornography and trial-fixing charges, according to a Tuesday court filing.

Music writer fights subpoena to testify at R. Kelly trial
Business

Walmart seeks to dismiss lawsuit by FTC over money transfers

In a 41-page document, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division, Walmart laid out a number of what it called legally flawed claims, including that the agency lacked “constitutionally valid authority to sue for money or injunctive relief.”

Walmart seeks to dismiss lawsuit by FTC over money transfers