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Eric Caine

Aldermen Approve $10M Settlement For Burge Case

The Chicago City Council on Wednesday agreed to pay $10 million to compensate a man imprisoned 25 years for a double murder he did not commit.

07/25/2013

Eric Caine

City Council OKs $10M Settlement In Burge Case

The City Council on Wednesday agreed to shell out $10 million to compensate a man who spent 25 years in prison for a double murder he did not commit after being beaten into confessing by convicted former police Cmdr. Jon Burge and his crew at Area 2.

07/24/2013

Eric Caine

Caine Marks First Week Of Freedom After 25 Years In Prison

When Eric Caine went to prison, Ronald Reagan was president, almost no one had a cell phone and a gallon of gas cost less than $1. Free after 25 years, Caine now has his own cell phone, email address and Facebook account.

CBS 2–03/24/2011

Eric Caine, Alleged Police Torture Victim, Released From Prison

Alleged Burge Torture Victim Leaves Prison

A man who claimed he was tortured into a false confession by police detectives under Cmdr. Jon Burge has been released from prison after 25 years.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2011

Eric Caine

Alleged Burge Torture Victim Going Free After 25 Years

A man who has long claimed he was tortured by Chicago police detectives into confessing to two murders will be getting out of prison after nearly 25 years behind bars.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011