Alstory Simon Freed In 1982 Murder CaseIn another stunning reversal in a 1982 double murder, Cook County prosecutors have thrown out the conviction of 64-year-old Alstory Simon, whose videotaped confession freed Anthony Porter from death row in 1999, approximately 48 hours before Porter was to be executed.
Prosecutors To Again Interview Man Convicted Of 1982 Double MurderCook County prosecutors were taking another step Wednesday toward possibly releasing a man from prison - 15 years after he confessed to two murders.
State's Attorney's Office To Review Conviction In 1982 Double MurderAlstory Simon confessed to the murders of two people, but has since said his confession was coerced.
Murder Suspect Charged After Confessing To Pastor, Surrendering To PoliceA 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.
After 20 Years In Prison, Charges Dropped In 1992 Double MurderA 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.
Prosecutors: Woman Who Killed Two Children Went To Confession FirstThe 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.
Dad Used Clothes Iron To Get Son To Confess He Stole $1: PolicePolice 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: Suppress Confession In Lindenhurst Burger King MurderAttorneys for the Lake Villa man, charged with the murder of a fast food restaurant manager, want an alleged admission of the crime thrown out.
Man, 79, Loses Police Torture LawsuitJurors have ruled against a 79-year-old man, who was suing on claims that he was tortured into a rape confession by Chicago Police.
Bizarre Trial Takes Another TurnClaiming 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.
Inmate Busted After Bragging About Murder On Jail PhoneA 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.