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Chicago Making Police Misconduct Files Public In Major About-Face

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 07.14.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — A new policy will make public all completed investigations of Chicago police misconduct instead of treating them as personnel matters...

Chicago's Top Cop: 'Code Of Silence' Won't Be Tolerated

AP | DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 11.14.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Just before the beating of a female bartender by an off-duty Chicago police officer persuaded him to end his own career, then-police Superi...

Will City Take Action On Cop Beating Verdict?

AP | DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 11.14.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Will the city act? That's the question many Chicagoans will be asking Wednesday – a day after the dramatic conclusion of a civil tri...

City Loses 'Code Of Silence' Trial To Beaten Bartender

AP | DON BABWIN and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 01.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago police adhere to a code of silence protecting fellow officers, a federal jury ruled Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by a female bar...

Beating Victim In Abbate Trial Testifies To Cop's Bribery Attempts

Posted 10.30.2012 | Chicago

The Anthony Abbate civil trial continued Monday, where the bartender beaten by the disgraced former cop testified Chicago police officers tried to bri...

Abbate Testifies To 'Drunk Dialing' Friends After Beating Bartender

Posted 10.24.2012 | Chicago

Anthony Abbate, the hulking ex-Chicago police officer who was convicted in 2009 of beating a female bartender at a Portage Park bar, testified in a ci...

Ex-Cop Takes The Stand In Bartender Beating Case

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.23.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Allegations of a culture in which Chicago police jump to protect fellow officers accused of wrongdoing are at the heart of a federal civil ...

Ex-Chicago Cop Back In Court In Bartender Beating Case

Posted 10.22.2012 | Chicago

After avoiding jail time for pummeling a petite bartender, former Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate heads to court Monday over a lawsuit that alle...