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Lawsuit

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The Town of Normal and three police officers have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a widow who alleges a cop stole $12,000 from her home after her husband overdosed.

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Illinois State University

A tenured professor at Illinois State University claimed in a new sex-discrimination lawsuit that she’s unfairly making less than her male peers and was threatened with retaliation for raising her concerns.

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Pretrial proceedings in McLean County’s lawsuit against drugmakers and distributors over the opioid epidemic have been moved to Cook County and consolidated with other Illinois cases.

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The estate of a man who was killed in a crash in Bloomington last month has filed a lawsuit against the other driver and the van’s owner.

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State Farm has denied the allegations of a federal lawsuit filed by two New York men who say they were fraudulently recruited into an agent training program and improperly denied employee benefits.

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The City of Bloomington wants to settle a lawsuit alleging misconduct by four of its police officers.

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Thirteen of the artists who created the Uptown Normal mural have filed a federal lawsuit to stop the Town of Normal and a developer from demolishing their work.

State Farm HQ
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Two men from upstate New York have filed a federal lawsuit against State Farm, accusing the insurer of fraudulently recruiting them into an agent training program and improperly denying them benefits.

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A federal lawsuit has been filed by a woman who claims LaSalle County sheriff's deputies violated her civil rights when they forcibly stripped her following a 2017 arrest.

The attorney for Zandrea Askew says three female deputies stripped the ex-U.S. Marine sergeant on Jan. 20, 2017.

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Ten current and former staffers are suing Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker's campaign, saying they were harassed and discriminated against because of their race.

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State Farm Insurance is settling a class action conspiracy suit for $250 million. At stake if the matter Hale vs. State Farm had proceeded to trial was $10 billion.

Jacquelyn Martin / AP

A new lawsuit accuses Illinois State University of mishandling allegations of sexual misconduct involving a student. But it’s not the victims filing the suit. It’s the accused.

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The family of former GLT staff member Liz Larson has filed a lawsuit against the City of Wilmington over her drowning last summer, alleging city officials have failed for decades to protect visitors from a river dam’s deadly underwater vortex.