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Alstory Simon (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

State’s Attorney’s Office To Review Conviction In 1982 Double Murder

Alstory Simon confessed to the murders of two people, but has since said his confession was coerced.

10/21/2013

Daniel Taylor (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

After 20 Years In Prison, Charges Dropped In 1992 Double Murder

A man who served two decades behind bars for the murders of two people — despite records showing he was in police custody at the time of the shooting — will soon go free, after prosecutors dropped all charges on Friday.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2013

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Bizarre Trial Takes Another Turn

Claiming he was coached and coerced by police interrogators, a Maywood man insisted he apologetically confessed on videotape to a 2004 murder he didn’t commit.

01/20/2011