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    Jury Awards $1M to Chicago Man Wrongfully Accused of Assaulting Cop

    A jury awarded $1 million to a Chicago man who spent a year in jail before he was found him not guilty of assaulting a police officer. John Collins sued the city of Chicago for bringing an aggravated battery charge against him. A Cook County jury on Tuesday sided with Collins six years after a jury acquitted him of the criminal charge. Coll …