Chicago Jury Awards $1.5 Mil. In Police Shooting

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-0308080227aug08,1,3923624.story?coll=chi-news-hed Judging the testimony of gang members more credible than that of a veteran police officer, a Chicago jury awarded $1.5 million yesterday to the family of an unarmed man killed by police in 1998 outside the Cabrini-Green housing complex, the Chicago Tribune reports. The jury rejected Chicago officer Kenny Lunsford's testimony that he shot Michael Russell in the back as Russell tried to flee after . . .

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