The latest stories by Jon Seidel

• Amtrak calls its annual Polar Express Train Ride a “magical experience.” Now it turns out a Christmas-loving Amtrak employee used the event to make a $25,000 debt disappear in a new holiday episode of traditional … (read more).

• The company that owns late boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s intellectual property rights has sued Fox Broadcasting Company over a promotional Super Bowl video this year that allegedly linked the game’s champions … (read more).

• The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois and other community groups filed another lawsuit Wednesday seeking federal oversight of the Chicago Police Department — this time to make sure people with disabilities … (read more).