Chicago to Pay $32 Million Settlement in Police Misconduct Claims
The Chicago City Council today unanimously approved payments of $32 million to pay two claims of police misconduct.
A mentally ill woman, Christina Eilman, will get $22.5 million.
Christina Eilman now suffers severe brain damage after police ignored pleas for help from her out-of-town family and turned the mentally ill woman lose in one of Chicago's most crime-ridden neighborhoods. She was raped and either fell or was pushed out of a seventh floor window.
Alton Logan will get $10.2 million for the 26 years he spent in prison for a crime he didn't commit. did not commit. [More...]
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