“Police cover-up found in bartender beating” @ Chicago Tribune

Posted on November 14, 2012

Annie Sweeney and Jason Meisner — November 14, 2012: “Throughout the 21/2-week trial, Karolina Obrycka displayed the steely countenance of a woman who would stand up to a man about twice her size.

But Tuesday evening, she couldn’t contain a giddy, bubbly smile minutes after a federal jury awarded her $850,000 and found that a widespread code of silence had emboldened off-duty Chicago police Officer Anthony Abbate to beat her in a notorious attack captured by security cameras……………”

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