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Judge puts to bed Schiller Park woman's try to unmask blogger, says 'defamatory' blog posts actually free speech

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 11, 2015, 10:09pm

A Cook County judge has bid good night to the attempt of a woman involved in Schiller Park community politics to unmask the identity of a local blogger she believes defamed her online, saying the blogger’s allegedly defamatory writings are actually easily identified as constitutionally protected statements of opinion and satire.

Woman active in Schiller Park politics, community organizations, wants Facebook to reveal ID of blogger

Dan Churney Aug. 27, 2015, 3:11pm

A politically active Schiller Park woman wants to target the blogger she claims defamed her, and to do so has taken action in Cook County Circuit Court to force Facebook and Wordpress to identify the blogger.

Suit seeking $200K from Illinois Highway Authority over girl's sledding incident spurs insurance dispute

Jonathan Bilyk Jun. 5, 2014, 1:27pm

SchwartzIf two insurance companies get their way, the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority will need to defend itself against a lawsuit brought by a girl whose neck was broken in 2008 while sledding on an embankment in Franklin Park.Ohio-based Scottsdale Indemnity Co. and Wisconsin-based National Casualty Co. filed a complaint for declaratory judgment May 28 in Chicago's federal court, seeking to