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Federal judge kicks contractors' tussle over CTA HVAC renovation project to state court

Scott Holland Mar. 11, 2017, 12:16am

A dispute between two air conditioning manufacturers over a CTA contract won’t continue in federal court after a judge in Chicago relinquished jurisdiction and dismissed the action, allowing it to be filed again in state court. 

IMRF: Deloitte owes for big unfinished pension software job; Deloitte: IMRF infringed copyright

D.M. Herra Nov. 23, 2016, 2:16pm

A contract dispute between a state agency that manages pension funds for many Illinois local governments and retirees and a software vendor was moved into federal district court when the vendor added a counterclaim alleging copyright infringement.

Investor demands stake he thinks he's owed should selfies replace signatures in credit card transactions

Scott Holland Dec. 18, 2015, 10:34pm

A startup company seems to believe its new technology can revolutionize the credit card transaction business, by allowing users to substitute a selfie for a signature when authorizing a purchase. And a Chicago businessman who invested in the venture believes he is being wrongly denied his cut of what he expects to be a windfall once the tech lands in the hands of the world’s largest processors of electronic payments.

Pilot blames drunken passenger for cockpit scuffle

The Cook County Record Jun. 11, 2015, 2:56pm

Following a 2014 episode requiring intervention from federal authorities, a pilot filed suit against an airline passenger alleging assault and battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Durbin recommends five for vacancy on federal bench

Bethany Krajelis Jul. 22, 2013, 10:37am