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Appeals court upholds concealed carry license denial to ex-Chicago alderman candidate with 18 arrests

Melissa Busch May 12, 2017, 8:55am

An appeals court has upheld a decision to deny a concealed carry firearm license to a former Chicago alderman candidate who court documents said had been arrested 18 times, and had been accused of several violent acts, including threatening to put an employee “in a wood chipper and six feet underground."

California company must pay $7 million-plus award to Hyatt for violating franchise agreement

Melissa Busch May 11, 2017, 9:57am

CHICAGO – A federal court in Illinois confirmed that a hotel builder will have to pay Hyatt a more than $7 million arbitration award for failing to honor their franchise agreement.

Court grants class status in case of Illinois inmates claiming substandard health care

Melissa Busch May 11, 2017, 9:43am

A group of Illinois prison inmates will be allowed to move forward with their class action suit claiming health care provided to inmates in the Illinois Department of Corrections violates constitutional standards.