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Chicago might settle suits against police for $32 million

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Associated Press

A Chicago City Council committee is scheduled to consider proposals that would settle a pair of lawsuits against police for more than $32 million. In one case, Christina Eilman said police arrested and held her overnight before releasing her into a high-crime area of Chicago. She says she was abducted, sexually assaulted and fell from a public housing building, leaving her severely injured.

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