PALM BEACH, Fla. - UPDATE:
The Town of Palm Beach has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle lawsuits with two of the five police officers who filed a discrimination suit against the town and their superiors.
The town council voted to pay $250,000 each to officers Marcus Farmer and Gilad Bockman. As a condition, the two agreed to resign immediately and dismiss themselves from the suit.
Separately, one of the other officers, Samuel Riley, withdrew from the suit.
Three other Palm Beach Police officers continue to sue the city and settlement negotiations will continue with them. They are officers Jason Vega and Artemis Saridakis and former officer Levente Henter.
EARLIER STORY BELOW:
Members of the Palm Beach Town Council will meet Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. to discuss "strategy related to litigation."
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