Bar Beating

Anthony Abbate

Law Professors Ask Judge Not To Toss Jury’s ‘Code Of Silence’ Verdict

Two law professors who have brought police misconduct cases against the city have asked a federal judge to reject Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s effort to set aside a jury’s judgment that a “code of silence” exists in the Chicago Police Department.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2012

Karolina Obrycka discusses a jury's verdict awarding her $850,000 in damages for injuries she suffered when off-duty Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate beat her in 2007. Abbate was also convicted at an earlier criminal trial and was fired from the police department. (Credit: CBS)

City, Bartender Reach Agreement On Abbate Beating, Ask Judge To Vacate Verdict

The city of Chicago and a female bartender beaten by a Chicago cop five years ago are asking a federal judge to set aside the judgment in the lawsuit stemming from the videotaped bar beating.

CBS Chicago–12/04/2012

Debra Kirby, former head of the Internal Affairs Division of the Chicago Police Department. (CBS File Photo)

Former Internal Affairs Boss Denies Coverup Of 2007 Bar Beating

One of the highest ranking members of the Chicago Police Department took the witness stand Tuesday, and was grilled about her role in an alleged cover-up of the beating of a female bartender at the hands of a drunk Chicago cop in 2007.


Anthony Abbate

Ex-Cop Anthony Abbate Denies Trying To Cover Up Bartender Beating

The former Chicago cop caught on video punching and kicking a petite bartender on Tuesday denied asking any of his fellow officers to help cover up the beating.

CBS Chicago–10/23/2012