Bartender Beating

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)

Jury Awards $850K To Woman Beaten By Chicago Cop Anthony Abbate

A federal jury has ruled against the city of Chicago and a former Chicago police officer, in a civil trial alleging a code of silence in the Chicago Police Department led to the brutal beating of a female bartender five years ago.


Anthony Abbate

Veteran Cop Can’t Account For Gaps In Abbate Police Report

It was a tough day in court for the first investigator on the scene after a bartender was brutally beaten by a Chicago cop in 2007.


Anthony Abbate

Trial For Ex-Chicago Cop Anthony Abbate Begins

A civil trial began Monday in federal court over that infamous beating of a bartender by a drunken off-duty Chicago police officer.