Convicted cop Burge keeps pension

Police pension board member Michael Shields, left, and board attorney David Kugler discuss during their monthly meeting whether former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge will retain his pension. Burge will continue receiving his $3,000-a-month pension despite being convicted of lying about alleged torture of criminal suspects, the police pension board ruled Thursday. The board vote was 4-4. Five votes were needed to end the pension. Read more >>
Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune
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