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Hit-and-run leaves Chicago father in medically induced coma; $5K reward offered

A Chicago family is demanding justice after a hit-and-run driver left their father in a medically-induced coma and fighting for his life. Read more

Family hopes driver comes forward after hit-and-run leaves Chicago man in coma

A Chicago family is seeking justice after a man was struck in a hit-and-run and left in a coma.
Two weeks ago, Kevin Ballog was getting off the bus at Belmont and Cumberland when he was struck by a vehicle. The driver did not stop and Ballog has been in a medically-induced coma since Sept. 23. Read more

After being rolled over by a CPD SUV, 15-year-old Astarte Washington fears the police and doesn’t want to leave her house, family says

After a Chicago Police Department (CPD) SUV rolled over 15-year-old Astarte Washington during the anti-police uprisings in Roseland on May 31, she laid on the pavement fearing for her life. Read more

Family of girl injured by Chicago police SUV during protests files lawsuit against city

Astarte Washington, 15, obeyed police orders to get on the ground and a CPD SUV rolled over her body twice as an officer jumped out of the car, the suit states. Read more

Family sues CPD after driverless squad car runs over, seriously injures girl, 15

CHICAGO (WLS) — A family is suing the Chicago Police Department, accusing police of reckless disregard for a 15-year-old girl’s safety after a squad SUV rolled over and seriously injured her. Read more

Family of girl injured by Chicago police SUV during protests files lawsuit against city

CHICAGO A lawsuit was filed against the City of Chicago on behalf of a 15-year-old girl who was injured after a Chicago police SUV rolled over her body during the George Floyd protests in Roseland last month. Read more

Chicago Family Sues CPD After Vehicle Rolls Over Young Girl; ‘Where Was The Help?’

CHICAGO (CBS) – She was just following police orders when a CPD squad car rolled over her twice during a day of unrest in Chicago last month. Read more

Family of teen run over by CPD squad car files lawsuit, says police had ordered her to the ground

CHICAGO — The family of a Roseland teenager who was run over by a CPD squad car says police ordered her to the ground before she was hit, as they filed a lawsuit against the City of Chicago Monday. Read more

A new alleged victim of sexual assault is known at the bar ‘El Hefe’

Liz Capra said she was drugged and raped in 2014 by establishment staff, located in downtown Chicago. The woman also said her credit cards and cell phone were stolen. Lawyers believe there may be more victims. Read more

Second woman files lawsuit after claiming sexual assault at River North bar El Hefe

CHICAGO — A second woman has filed a lawsuit after claiming she was sexually assaulted after going to a bar in River North. Read more

‘I Didn’t Order A Roofie’: Second Woman Links Sexual Assault To El Hefe Nightclub; Liz Capra Claims She Was Drugged And Raped

CHICAGO (CBS) — A second woman has come forward to say she was drugged and raped after visiting El Hefe nightclub, a week after another woman filed a lawsuit accusing the bar’s security guards of standing by as she was sexually assaulted in the back alley. Read more

A Second Woman Sues Chicago Bar, Claiming She Was Drugged and Raped

A second woman filed a lawsuit against El Hefe, the River North bar sued last week by a Florida woman dubbed Jane Doe by her attorneys. Doe alleged she was raped in an alley behind the Hubbard Street establishment while bouncers stood nearby. Plaintiff Elizabeth Capra claims that she was also sexually assaulted after someone at the bar drugged her drink and that staff did nothing to intervene. Read more

Woman sues Chicago nightclub, alleging security guards stood by as she was sexually assaulted in an alley

(CNN)A woman is alleging that employees at a Mexican restaurant and nightclub in Chicago escorted her to an alley behind the business and stood by as a man allegedly sexually assaulted her while she was intoxicated, according to lawyers who filed a lawsuit against the business. Read more

Woman sues El Hefe for negligence after alleged sex assault outside River North bar

CHICAGO (WLS) — A woman who won a trip to Chicago says that weekend ended abruptly when she ended up in a local hospital after a sexual assault with her memory erased. Now she is suing the River North bar where she last remembers being before the assault. Read more

River North restaurant sued by woman sexually assaulted in alley

After taking in a show at the Chicago Theatre last month, a woman in town for a visit went to a River North restaurant and bar with a friend. Read more

Video shows woman raped in River North while security guards stand by, watch

CHICAGO – A woman was recently sexually assaulted in an alley in River North while two security guards for a popular bar stood nearby and did nothing to stop it. Read more

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