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Bennie Starks

Exonerated inmate Bennie Starks talks with the media Monday. (CBS)

Man Finally Gets Name Cleared In Rape Case

Lake County prosecutors have finally cleared the name of a man who served 20 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2013

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Paperwork Forces Wrongfully Imprisoned Man To Wait To Clear Name

Bennie Starks served more than 20 years for a rape in Waukegan that he did not commit.

12/07/2012

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Attorney: Lake County Is A Hotbed Of False Convictions

With four recent high-profile cases, a Waukegan defense lawyer says Lake County has become a hotbed of false convictions.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

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Lake County Prosecutors Dismiss 20-Year-Old Rape Case

Lake County prosecutors dismissed a 20-year-old rape case Tuesday.

WBBM Newsradio–05/15/2012