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Judge Won't Set Aside Verdict In 'Code Of Silence' Case

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 02.19.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A judge on Thursday refused to toss a jury verdict that suggested Chicago police adhere to a code of silence in protecting rogue offic...

City Asks Judge To Erase Landmark 'Code Of Silence' Verdict

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 12.04.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The city of Chicago is asking a judge to erase a landmark verdict that found there exists a code of silence in the police department that l...

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...

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...

Police Department's 'Code Of Silence' Challenged

Posted 02.24.2012 | Chicago

A federal judge ruled Thursday that a Chicago bartender brutally beaten by an off-duty police officer can pursue a lawsuit against the police departme...

Anthony Abbate, Cop Who Beat Woman On Tape, Asks For 'Second Chance'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As if he hadn't yet caused enough outrage among Chicagoans, former CPD officer Anthony Abbate went before a judge Wednesday asking for his old job bac...

Cop Anthony Abbate Gets Probation, No Jail, For Beating Female Bartender (WATCH SURVEILLANCE VIDEO)

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — An off-duty Chicago police officer convicted of pummeling a female bartender half his size was sentenced Tuesday to two years probatio...

ANTHONY ABBATE GUILTY: Cop Found Guilty Of Aggravated Battery In Videotaped Bartender Beating (WATCH BEATING)

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A hulking Chicago police officer who claimed he pummeled a female bartender half his size because he thought he was in danger was foun...

Anthony Abbate Trial: Cop Charged In Bartender Beating Heads To Court (WATCH SURVEILLANCE VIDEO)

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A hulking Chicago police officer who bragged about the size of his muscles got tossed around "like a rag doll" by a female bartender h...