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City Council Finance Committee in Chicago Approves Multiple Settlements of Nearly $25M in Police Misconduct Lawsuits

Chicago taxpayers will have to spend nearly $25 million to settle three more lawsuits accusing Chicago Police officers of misconduct, including a $15 million payout to the family of an innocent woman killed during a high-speed chase in 2020.

Aldermen also approved a fourth settlement involving racial harassment claims a former Water Department worker made against his supervisor.

The City Council Finance Committee approved the latest batch of settlements on Monday, sending them to the full City Council for a final vote on Wednesday.

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