(Chicago Tribune) The man who's accused of severely beating two Chicago police officers Wednesday had appeared in court earlier that same day on strikingly similar charges involving an attack on a suburban cop earlier this year, the Tribune has learned.
The latest alleged attack by Parta Huff drew added attention after police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said a female officer who was severely injured told him she didn't use her gun to defend herself for fear of public backlash.
Huff, 28, of Maywood, was ordered held without bail Friday after Cook County prosecutors detailed how he left two officers with concussions and other injuries. The second officer had twice used a Taser on Huff, prosecutors
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