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Chicago Settles With Gay Man Over Police Beating

City lawyers reached an agreement Tuesday with a man who said he was arrested and beaten by Chicago police because he was gay, settling the case on the morning testimony was set to begin in the civil trial.  A jury was selected and opening statements given by both sides Monday in the lawsuit filed by Alexander Ruppert, who said he was falsely arrested in March 2006, then viciously beaten by officers while they shouted anti-gay slurs. [Chicago Tribune]

By:           Japhy Grant
On:           Dec 11, 2008
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    • seitan-on-a-stick
      seitan-on-a-stick

      I have a feeling that Governor Rod Blog-off-u-bitch might steal the front page for some time to come with Blah-Gate!

      Dec 11, 2008 at 12:29 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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