GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A federal judge dismissed two discrimination claims filed by two former
Greensboro police officers against the city.
Judge Thomas Schoreder said Charles Cherry and Joseph Pryor did not have
enough evidence to move forward in a lawsuit.
Their claims were connected to lawsuits filed against the city years ago by
current and former police officers. David Wray was the police chief at the
In September, the city
reached a settlement in three of those eight lawsuits for $500,000. About a
month before the city decided to settle, a spokesperson said the city spent
about $2.1 million on the lawsuits.
Cherry and Pryor opted not to settle. Officials
fired both of the former officers in 2010.