Jury selection to begin in alleged beating case

December 8, 2008 6:16:00 AM PST
Jury selection is scheduled Monday in a lawsuit against two Chicago police officers accused of beating a man.It happened in March of 2006. Lawyers for Alexander Ruppert say the officers were on duty and responding to a call at the Uptown Lounge at Broadway and Lawrence.

The officers reportedly asked Ruppert to step outside then beat him. Ruppert claimed that during the attack officers used anti-gay slurs.