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Marengo manufacturer charged with violating consent order in groundwater contamination case

The Illinois Attorney General and McHenry County State’s Attorney both filed a lawsuit charging a Marengo metals manufacturing plant with failing to act after they contaminated groundwater with human carcinogens years ago. The attorney general’s office initially filed a lawsuit in 2013 against 300 West LLC and The Arnold Engineering Company over decades-long contamination related […]

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Woman files lawsuit after suffering serious injury during explosion at Antioch restaurant

A Lindenhurst woman who suffered a serious injury during an explosion at an Antioch restaurant in September has filed a lawsuit against the business, her lawyer said. Law firm Salvi, Schostok and Pritchard have filed a lawsuit against Anastasias Restaurant and Sports Lounge, 950 Hillside Avenue in Antioch. LaVerne and Charles Burress, of Lindenhurst, went […]

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New details released in lawsuit filed against Libertyville doctor accused of sexually assaulting five women

New details have been released in a lawsuit filed by one of five victims who were allegedly sexually assaulted by a Libertyville-based doctor. Arkan Alrashid, 54, of the 1-99 block of Broadleys Court in Bannockburn, was initially charged on September 15 with two counts of criminal sexual assault, a Class 1 felony. DuPage County prosecutors […]

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Two McHenry County judges deny separate lawsuits seeking restraining order against Pritzker’s indoor dining ban

Two McHenry County judges have denied two separate lawsuits filed on behalf of McHenry County restaurants who were seeking a restraining order on Gov. Pritzker’s indoor dining ban. The first lawsuit was filed on Thursday by John Dickson of the Dickson Law Group in Crystal Lake on behalf of 37 restaurants and bars in McHenry […]

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Lawsuit claims 19-year-old bled out for 8 minutes after police shooting in Waukegan

Editor’s Note: The below video could be considered shocking or disturbing to the viewer. Viewer discretion is advised. A lawsuit, which is seeking compensation and a jury trial, was filed by Marcellis Stinnette’s mother and alleges that her son bled out for eight minutes before receiving aid after he had been shot by a Waukegan […]

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Lawsuit challenging Pritzker’s COVID-19 orders moves toward appellate court

(The Center Square) – A hearing Friday in a lawsuit state Rep. Darren Bailey filed to challenge Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s executive orders could lead to a full-blown appeal. Clay County Judge Michael McHaney sided with Bailey, R-Xenia, on two counts regarding the governor’s orders just before the Independence Day Holiday weekend. The judge ruled July […]