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Attorney general sues 3M, other chemical companies alleging they contaminated water in Lake County, rest of Illinois

The Illinois attorney general has filed a lawsuit against 3M and 13 other large chemical companies that make “forever chemicals,” alleging they contaminated water and other parts of the environment in Lake County and the rest of the state. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul filed the lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Tuesday against […]

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Judge to decide whether limited or statewide restraining order will be issued against Illinois ‘assault weapons’ ban

(The Center Square) – A downstate judge may issue a temporary restraining order soon that could halt enforcement statewide of Illinois’ gun and magazine ban. Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker last month enacted a ban on the sale and possession of more than 170 semi-automatic firearms and magazines of more than 10 rounds for rifles and […]

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Lawsuit filed by McHenry County state’s attorney against Illinois ‘assault weapons’ ban moved to federal court

A lawsuit filed by the McHenry County state’s attorney challenging the constitutionality of Illinois’ ban on “assault weapons” and high-capacity magazines has been moved to federal court. McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally last month filed a lawsuit in McHenry County Circuit Court against House Bill 5471. House Bill 5471, also known as the Protect […]

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Lawsuit alleges driver ran red light, caused ‘horrifying’ crash that killed man and was witnessed by his wife in Barrington Hills

A woman has filed a lawsuit against a driver who allegedly ran a red light and crashed into her and her husband’s car in Barrington Hills, leaving her husband dead. Chicago-based law firm Cavanagh Law Group filed a three-count negligence lawsuit earlier this week in Cook County Circuit Court. The suit was filed on behalf […]

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Temporary restraining order against Illinois’ ‘assault weapons’ ban upheld by appellate court

(The Center Square) – A temporary restraining order issued by a judge in one of Illinois’ “assault weapons” ban lawsuits has been upheld by the Fifth District Appellate Court of Illinois. While justices dissented with the lower court’s ruling on three of the four subject matter counts, it upheld the court’s decision on the fourth, […]

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McHenry County state’s attorney files lawsuit against Illinois ‘assault weapon,’ high-capacity magazine ban

The McHenry County state’s attorney on Thursday filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Illinois’ ban on “assault weapons” and high-capacity magazines. McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally said he filed the suit in McHenry County Circuit Court against House Bill 5471. House Bill 5471, also known as the Protect Illinois Communities Act, bans the […]

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Family files lawsuit after 87-year-old fatally struck by garbage truck while on walk in Spring Grove neighborhood

The family of an 87-year-old man who was struck and killed by a garbage truck while walking in a Spring Grove neighborhood has filed a lawsuit against the garbage service company. The lawsuit was filed in McHenry County Circuit Court last Wednesday against Flood Brothers Disposal Company. Glenn R. Reed, 87, of Spring Grove, was […]

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Nearly 1,700 plaintiffs file joint lawsuit against Illinois ‘assault weapons’ ban

(The Center Square) – Nearly 1,700 plaintiffs on Monday filed a new joint lawsuit against Illinois’ ban on “assault weapons” and high-capacity magazines, an attorney announced. Gov. J.B. Pritzker earlier this month enacted a law banning the sale of certain semi-automatic firearms and magazine capacities. Gun stores were immediately prohibited from selling such items to […]

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Lawsuit alleges Lake County coroner retaliated against former employee because he refused to give back retired canine

A lawsuit filed against the Lake County Coroner’s Office alleges that a former employee was retaliated against after he refused to return his retired canine to the coroner’s office. The federal lawsuit was filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Gurnee resident Jason Patt was the chief deputy coroner […]