'I ought to be punished,' Byrd-Bennett gets 4 1/2 years in prison
Former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett was sentenced Friday to 4 1/2 years in prison for her role in a contract-rigging scandal.By Lauren FitzPatrick and Jon Seidel
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