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Man claims falesly imprisoned by Des Plaines cops, even after passing field sobriety test

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 28, 2019

A man is suing Des Plaines police officers, citing alleged false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Appeals court: DesPlaines cop who hurt knee checking overweight truck OK for lifetime city health insurance

By Dan Churney | Feb 12, 2018

In a 2-1 decision, a state appeals panel upheld a Cook County judge's decision a former DesPlaines police officer, disabled on the job while inspecting an illegally overweight truck, deserves city health insurance for life because he was injured as the “result of an unlawful act” – the overweight truck.

Appeals panel grants win to Expedia, other travel websites in fight with cities over hotel taxes

By Scott Holland | Nov 29, 2017

In a legal battle between 13 Illinois cities and 13 travel websites over hotel taxes, federal judges in Chicago have now ruled against all 13 municipalities, after a federal appeals court overturned a federal district judge’s decision to allow suburban Lombard alone to continue exacting taxes from Expedia and other online travel agencies.

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