Town of Cicero News

Cicero's Dominick fights subpoena in Madigan 'sham candidates' suit, says subpoena result of 'grudge'

By Dan Churney | Jun 25, 2018

Cicero Town President Larry Dominick is alleging the attorney for a failed primary challenger to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, who is claiming in federal court Madigan pulled strings to undercut his candidacy, is playing to the media and engaging in other dirty tricks to force Dominick to answer questions in a deposition about Madigan’s power.

Cicero towing company accuses Cicero town attorney of double-dealing in town towing deals

By Scott Holland | Apr 7, 2017

Cicero towing company, Tuff Car, is suing its former lawyer, Michael Del Galdo, in a conflict-of-interest complaint filed March 28 in Cook County Circuit Court, claiming Del Galdo acted improperly in representing them, while also serving as town attorney for Cicero.

Ex-Cicero mayor candidate can't sue opponents for 'conspiracy' to sink candidacy

By Scott Holland | Feb 24, 2017

A state appeals court has upheld a Cook County judge’s dismissal of a complaint filed by a man who claimed a conspiracy of his political opponents torpedoed his bid to become Cicero’s chief executive.

Cicero, towing company head to court over town's move to cut loose towing contract

By Scott Holland | Sep 28, 2015

Officials in Cicero want to stop paying a contractor for towing and impounding vehicles, and the resulting dispute has spilled over into Cook County Circuit Court. Tuff Car Company, which has been the contracted towing firm for Cicero since 2005, earlier this month filed a complaint for injunctive relief against the town, which is seeking to terminate the contract before its scheduled expiration June 30, 2017.

Seventh Circuit: Judge was wrong to not sanction Hinsdale trial lawyer

By Bethany Krajelis | Jan 9, 2015

A federal appeals panel has overturned a judge's decision to not sanction a Hinsdale lawyer for failing to disclose her client's bankruptcy petition, saying federal rule mandates it and her conduct is unlikely to change without it.

Mother accuses Cicero school district of negligence over daughter's gym class injury

By Ben Hart | Jun 3, 2014

A woman is suing a Cicero school district, claiming her daughter's hand got crushed in a gate when she sat out of gym class.

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