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A Montgomery couple has filed a federal lawsuit against a Kendall County Sheriff’s Department deputy who pulled a gun on them in an altercation at a Walmart in Oswego.
Jason Thurmond and his wife, Nicole Healy-Thurmond, said they suffered “severe damages including personal injury, loss of reputation, mental anguish [and] emotional distress” in the Feb. 5, 2012, incident in which off-duty Deputy Craig French brandished a gun in the Walmart.
LAKEVIEW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Police on Wednesday were searching for two dangerous dogs that attacked four people within half an hour in the Nassau County community of Lakeview.
Officers went door-to-door to try to find the vicious dogs, but were not successful, WCBS 880′s Sophia Hall reported.
“There is a possibility they went back to the homeowner and the homeowner is unaware of the incidents that occurred, but that’s why we’re doing a door-to-door search to see if any of the neighbors [know who owns the dogs], or possibly come upon the owners of the dogs, and lets figure out what’s going on, how did the dogs get out, why are they so vicious,” Nassau County Police Inspector Kenneth Lack told Hall.
CHICAGO – Does scanning emails and answering calls from bosses on your smartphone after hours constitute work that should be compensated? A lawsuit winding its way through federal court in Chicago says that it does.
Chicago police Sgt. Jeffrey Allen claims in the suit that the city owes him and fellow officers overtime pay for work performed on department-requisitioned BlackBerry phones. If the plaintiffs eventually prevail, it could mean millions of dollars in back pay.
The issue impacts workers everywhere, Allen’s lawyer said Wednesday after a hearing in the case.
CHICAGO (CBS) – The Cook County Board has approved a $20 million settlement for the family of a toddler who suffered severe brain damage after surgery at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports, without a word of discussion or debate, county commissioners agreed to settle the medical malpractice lawsuit filed by the Justine Francique, whose son Keith suffered cardiac arrest after surgery at Stroger Hospital in December 2011 to repair an undescended testicle.
It took five minutes before medical personnel to notice Keith’s heart had stopped, and perform CPR.
Feb. 04–When Carrie Goretzka’s two young girls ran out onto the porch of their suburban home 30 miles east of Pittsburgh in the late afternoon on June 2, 2009, what they saw was a scene of unrelenting horror.
“Mommy, Mommy,” yelled the oldest child, 4-year-old Chloe. “Mommy is on fire. Mommy is on fire.”
Moments earlier, Carrie Goretzka had stepped outside her home in Irwin, Pa., to call the power company to report an outage and downed line on her property. She either stumbled into the line or it fell on top of her — no one knows for sure.
PLANO (CBS 11 NEWS) – A Dallas woman has filed suit against L-A Fitness for comments and exercises her trainers made her do. She says they were sexually suggestive.
You would think the suit filed would be for sexual harassment. But no, Chase Laws, the attorney who filed it, said that would be for the workplace.
Instead, he filed a suit for Deceptive Trade Practices and Negligence. He reasons, as a consumer, the woman signed a contract. She lived up to her end of the bargain. L-A Fitness didn’t live up to theirs by providing a safe workout environment.