I know that in today's world everyone is lawsuit happy. Even the NFL with their multimillion dollar lawsuits.
Lawsuits filed this week against Sauk Village and Dolton seek a total of $400,000 in damages. The suit against Sauk Village on behalf of a police officer claims racial discrimination, while in Dolton three mayoral appointees are suing for being fired.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's environmental regulator told lawmakers Wednesday he fears new, impossible-to-meet federal pollution standards will overshadow the progress Indiana has made in improving air and water quality.
INDIANAPOLIS | Chris Naylor, the state's top business and investment regulator, has resigned as Indiana securities commissioner, ending a six-year tenure that focused on protecting Hoosiers from economic fraudsters.
INDIANAPOLIS | A recent decision by the Idaho Supreme Court could help a region woman partially blinded after being struck by a foul ball at a 2009 RailCats game convince the Indiana Supreme Court to allow her to sue the baseball team.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller's office filed suit Monday against a former Westfield Southlake Mall furniture store, alleging the business bilked customers out of more than $22,000.
CHICAGO | Two county clerks from downstate Illinois have asked a judge for permission to do what Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan won't: defend the state's gay marriage ban.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Valparaiso attorney representing several victims of the 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse is not satisfied with Attorney General Greg Zoeller's plan to distribute $6 million in supplemental state funds.
CHICAGO | A Cook County judge will be asked in coming weeks to decide whether at least part of a $118 million Mega Millions prize should be paid now to a dozen former workers of a Chicago Heights bakery who have a winning ticket.
The Martin Luther King Drive Bridge over the Borman Expressway in Gary was designed to last 75 years. It was open for less than six, with work to demolish the bridge set to start Monday night.
INDIANAPOLIS | If right-to-work becomes law, Indiana businesses could be sued by each of their employees and convicted of a crime if the business "directly or indirectly" violates or threatens to violate the labor policy.
INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller has asked the federal court in Indianapolis to postpone action on a challenge to Indiana's new immigration law until the U.S. Supreme Court rules in a similar Arizona case.
CHICAGO | Two Republican congressmen became visibly emotional Thursday during a federal court hearing over a new congressional map drawn by Democrats, and a third declared the plan "a legislative drive-by shooting."
INDIANAPOLIS | Victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse have less than two weeks left to seek funds from the charitable State Fair Relief Fund.
CHESTERTON | A judge granted a temporary restraining order Monday barring the owner of a Chesterton building from removing a porch that collapsed during a Halloween party Saturday night.
INDIANAPOLIS | Years of court battles over who gets East Chicago's casino-paid economic development funds are near an end after the Indiana Gaming Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a settlement reached between the parties.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state's largest teachers union will not appeal a judge's denial of a temporary injunction it sought to halt Indiana's new school voucher program.
HAMMOND | Federally convicted former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey wants either a new trial or a new sentence.
HAMMOND | For the second time this month, former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey is asking not to report to prison in a week.
HAMMOND | The Hammond INnovation Center, in partnership with the Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center, will present its next Smart Start workshop -- My Business is Being Sued! Now What Do I Do? -- from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Jan. 20 at the Hammond center, 5209 Hohman Ave.
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