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Ill. bus driver lied about cop beating

A former CTA bus driver was acquitted Tuesday on charges that he lied about being beaten up by an off-duty Chicago Police sergeant


By Rummana Hussain
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — A former CTA bus driver was acquitted Tuesday on charges that he lied about being beaten up by an off-duty Chicago Police sergeant.

But although 43-year-old Ricardo Mendoza was cleared of disorderly conduct and obstruction of justice, Cook County Judge James Linn lambasted him and called him "selfish and greedy" for filing a federal lawsuit against the city.

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