SKOKIE, Ill. -- A northwest suburb of Chicago has agreed to pay $875,000 to a woman who accused a police officer of using excessive force after a DUI arrest.
Video shows Skokie Police officer Michael Hart shoving Cassandra Feuerstein into a jail cell and her head hitting a concrete bench. She suffered serious injuries to her face.
Hart resigned after the March, 2013 incident and pleaded guilty to official misconduct.
Illinois officer accused of shoving woman, causing head to hit concrete bench