CPD named in civil rights lawsuit

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CHICAGO — A federal lawsuit is filed against the Chicago Police Department.

Luis Vicente Pedrote-Salinas has filed a civil rights lawsuit.  He says he was denied immigration relief because the Chicago Police Dept. had mistakenly included him in its gang database.

He and his family will be holding a press conference later today.

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