The City of Chicago has offered a Tax Debt Amnesty Program allowing city taxpayers a chance to avoid interest and penalties on certain unpaid taxes if the outstanding debt is brought up to date by Dec. 31.
A Lake Forest-based medical waste disposal company and the 12 states it allegedly overcharged for service have reached a $26.75 million settlement. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office announced the settlement with Stericycle, Inc.
Cook County’s online property tax information system is getting a $30 million upgrade. Plano, Texas-based Tyler Technologies, the company awarded the contract, will create a system to replace the 40-year-old technology currently in place, improving tax collection and public access to property tax-related information, county officials said.
A medical malpractice claim filed against a Chicago clinic and several associated doctors has been moved from Cook County Circuit Court to federal court, after the U.S. Attorney's office intervened on behalf of the clinic and its doctors because the clinic receives federal grant money.
A $20 million settlement has been reached between a man who was severely injured in a car accident, and the company that owned the tanker that hit him. Eugene Hajer was traveling on Illinois Route 113 in Custer Township in southern Will County between Wilmington and Kankakee on Jan. 3, 2009, when he made a left turn, according to his attorneys. At the same time, a tanker truck driven by Alfred Criswell, Jr. from RCD Trucking, Inc. crossed a double yellow line to try to pass him, but instead sl
Federal environmental regulators have sued the city of Rockford, continuing the process of bringing the water treatment system in Illinois' third largest city into compliance with federal water laws.The Environmental Protection Agency filed suit Oct. 8 in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Rockford, asserting the city's water treatment system remains non-compliant with the federal Clean Water Act.
Friends and colleagues are mourning loss of longtime journalist and spokesman for the Illinois Supreme Court – a man friends say fought for the truth. Joseph R. Tybor, 68, passed away Sat., Oct. 10, at his home in suburban Countryside.