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Dolton recall ordinance struck down, appeals panel says must first be OK'd by voters

Scott Holland Jan. 18, 2016, 11:00am

A trio of Dolton village trustees scored a victory in their dispute with the mayor and clerk over the legality of the town’s recall ordinance, as an appeals panel found the Illinois state constitution requires municipalities, like Dolton, must first secure the approval of voters at referendum for such recall powers.

Four police officers sue Dolton, mayor, alleging unlawful retaliation

Robert Hadley Nov. 3, 2015, 12:40pm

Four veteran police officers are suing the village of Dolton, the mayor and police chief of Dolton and two village trustees, alleging unlawful retaliation.

Dolton trustees say village recall ordinance, supported by mayor, unconstitutional abuse of power

Scott Holland Oct. 5, 2015, 10:21pm

An ordinance providing for the recall of public officials in Dolton is at the center of a lawsuit dividing village trustees against the mayor and clerk. Tiffany Henyard, Stanley H. Brown and Robert G. Hunt Jr., who were each elected to four-year terms as Dolton village trustees in April 2013, filed a complaint in Cook County Circuit Court on Sept. 24 seeking an injunction against the village of Dolton, naming Dolton Mayor Riley H. Rogers and Village Clerk Mary Kay Dugan as co-defendants in the

Family alleges negligent treament before man's death

Dan Harkins Jul. 27, 2015, 12:43pm

A man's family is suing over the alleged deterioration of condition the man experienced before his death.