Cook County prosecutors were taking another step Wednesday toward possibly releasing a man from prison – 15 years after he confessed to two murders.
Alstory Simon confessed to the murders of two people, but has since said his confession was coerced.
A man has been charged with shooting two people in the Bronzeville neighborhood over the weekend – killing one of them – after turning himself in to police overnight.
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.
The woman accused of killing her 7-year-old son and the 5-year-old girl she was babysitting allegedly went to confession at a Naperville church before the murders.
Police say a man used a clothes iron to force his 11-year-old son to admit to stealing a dollar early Sunday in southwest suburban Joliet.
Attorneys for the Lake Villa man, charged with the murder of a fast food restaurant manager, want an alleged admission of the crime thrown out.
Jurors have ruled against a 79-year-old man, who was suing on claims that he was tortured into a rape confession by Chicago Police.
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.
A man who was recorded on a jail phone confessing to the slaying of a man and a woman in September 2009 has been charged with their murders, police said.