David Thomas

Court Generic

New Director Named To Illinois Torture Commission

Barry Miller’s selection as executive director of the Illinois Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission comes three months after the previous director resigned amid criticism that the panel wasn’t properly reporting cases.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Calls On Torture-Probe Director To Resign

Gov. Quinn says the commission’s director, David Thomas, should step down because of a “gross failure to follow the law.”


Ross Avenue Fatal

Man, 53, Fatally Shot On Front Porch

Police are looking for a gunman who shot a man to death overnight on his own front porch in the Englewood neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011