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How much should schools pay for students' bigotry? Wilmington discrimination suit could define standard, set pattern
School officials in Wilmington have been hit with a lawsuit accusing them of ignoring a student's repeated pleas to stop racially-motivated bullying. The lawsuit has a difficult path ahead, but could have far-reaching implications, observers say
In the wake of the dismissal of charges vs actor Jussie Smollett, the city could have various cards left to play to recover the costs of the investigation or even reopen the case.
As Illinois' attorney general spars in federal court with a company accused of emitting too much of an alleged cancer-causing chemical into the atmosphere in Chicago's western suburbs, others are calling on Illinois' new governor to do more, and immediately order the facility to close.