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.Not surprising to anyone who has ever dealt with "Chicago's Finest." Not anyone who is gay anyway. Probably most minorities feel that way.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Chicago settles suit over police treatment of gay man -- chicagotribune.com They just decided to pay up because they were likely to lose.