Daily Legal News Archive

Friday, September 24, 2021

A case before the Illinois Supreme Court centers on whether a former Super Bowl MVP has a right to learn the identity of a woman who accused him of sexual harassment, allegedly leading to the termination of contracts between his energy services company and a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation.

The Southern Illinoisan

The families of three men who were killed in an explosion near Starved Rock State Park in May filed suit Wednesday afternoon against several construction and blasting companies that, the complaint alleges, left behind an undetonated explosive rod that the men accidentally ignited.

Herald & Review

Ronald Ruhl has spent the last 18 years in prison -- and is due to spend at least 31 more -- after Lake County prosecutors convinced a jury in 2003 that he murdered a Lake Villa man at the direction of a friend who was pursuing the victim's girlfriend.

Daily Herald

Three parents of Triad Community Unit School District 2 students have filed for temporary restraining orders that, if approved by a judge, would allow their children to attend school without a mask, at least in the short term.

Belleville News-Democrat

An ordinance banning assault weapons in suburban Deerfield has made its way to the state Supreme Court. 

Fox 32