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Chicago Will Sue Actor Jussie Smollett after He Refuses to Pay for Police Overtime

LOS ANGELES — Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday. The …

CCC Uses Computer Vision AI and Exclusive Heat Maps to Detect and Depict Damage for All Major U.S. Vehicle Types

Chicago, IL, April 26, 2018 – CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) announced today the availability of AI-powered capabilities that use computer vision technology to automatically detect vehicle damage and visually depict that damage using CCC’s unique heat maps. The CCC …

Get the Full View of M&A and Organic Growth Best Practices

MarshBerry Launches Four New 360 Seminars Woodmere, OH, March 16, 2015: MarshBerry is hosting four full day regional seminars focusing on best practices for merger & acquisition (M&A) and organic growth strategies. These seminars will enable insurance professionals, property & …

Get the Full View of M&A and Organic Growth Best Practices

MarshBerry Launches Four New 360 Seminars Woodmere, OH, January 16, 2015: MarshBerry is hosting four full day regional seminars focusing on best practices for merger & acquisition (M&A) and organic growth strategies. These seminars will enable insurance professionals, property & …

Chicago Cracking Down on Pedicabs

Chicago’s City Council is enacting a series of tough new restrictions on the city’s pedicab industry. The Chicago Sun-Times reports aldermen voted to approve a series of limits on the pedal-powered, three-wheeled bicycles. The new rules cap the number of …

Chicago Man Paralyzed by Tree Limb Gets $5.7M Award

The city of Chicago has agreed to pay $5.7 million to a man left paralyzed by a falling tree limb. Thirty-seven-year-old Erick Leon was on a bicycle when he was hit by a 40-foot limb in August 2011. According to …

Chicago Communities to Get $128M for Storm Recovery

Communities in the Chicago, Ill., area are getting $128 million to repair damage caused by last April’s heavy rains and record flooding. U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says the money is especially important for families who lost their homes. Durbin, Gov. …

Chicago Car Thief Stuck in Garage

Chicago police say a man who allegedly tried to steal a woman’s car got a big surprise when she handed over the keys – then shut him inside her garage. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that 21-year-old Andre Bacon is charged …

Illinois City Announces First Locations for Speed Cameras

The city of Chicago is announcing where a dozen new speed enforcement cameras will be installed as part of its Children’s Safety Zone Program. In a news release, the city’s department of transportation says installation will begin next week at …

Storm Rips Opens Chicago Sinkhole; Driver Injured

A rainstorm pummeling the Chicago area ripped open a sinkhole Thursday that swallowed three cars, injuring one driver badly enough that he had to be hospitalized. Blasts of torrential rain and widespread flooding forced authorities to shut segments of major …