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Burge given 4 1/2 years in prison

Jan 21, 2011 11:22:00 PM - chicagotribune.com
Judge scolds authorities for not putting a stop to alleged torture

In a packed courtroom Friday, a federal judge sentenced disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge to 4 1/2 years in prison, saying his torture of suspects irreparably damaged the justice system and blasting local, county and federal authorities for not acting sooner.

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