DNA May Exonerate 2 Chicago Men In 1994 Rape, MurderTwo Chicago men who say they were coerced into confessing are asking a judge for a new trial and to be released on bond.
Judge Refuses To Toss Lawsuit By Man Who Spent Decades In PrisonMark Maxson was convicted of the 1992 killing of Lindsey Murdock. He was freed in 2016 after DNA linked Osborne Wade to the killing.
Men Convicted Of 1989 Murder Of Cop's Wife Seek To Prove InnocenceAttorneys for two men convicted of the 1989 murder of a retired Chicago police sergeant’s wife were headed to court Wednesday, seeking to prove their innocence based on DNA evidence and allegations of police torture.
Man Released From Prison After DNA Clears Him Of 1989 RapeA man who served more than two decades in prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape was set to go free on Monday.
IPRA Investigators Testify In Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans TrialThe lead Independent Police Review Authority investigator handling Chicago Police Cmdr. Glenn Evans’ brutality case admitted Wednesday that he didn’t follow up on key requests from his supervisor and the Illinois State Police crime lab.
Reputed Gang Member Gets 60 Years For 1999 Murder, Kidnapping Of Broadview ManDarwin Green said when his twin brother was kidnapped from their Broadview beeper store and then murdered, his attackers “killed not only one man, but two.”
Police: Three Men Spotted On Fox Lake Video Not Involved In Cop's DeathPolice in north suburban Lake County said Tuesday the three men recorded on various surveillance cameras near the scene of a police officer's slaying last week were not involved in the fatal shooting.
Ten Years Since Girls' Deaths, Suspect Awaits TrialIt's now been a decade since two young girls disappeared from the far north suburbs and were later found dead.
Man Sentenced To 85 Years For 2008 Sexual AssaultTwenty-five-year-old Byron Edwards was sentenced on Thursday. He'd been convicted by a jury on charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and sexual assault for the November 2008 attack.
Brothers Charged In Serial RapesTwo brothers were being held without bond Wednesday, charged in a series of brutal sexual assaults dating back more than a decade.
Inmate Hopes DNA Tests Will Exonerate Him In North Chicago MurderForensic testing results key to a Chicago man’s quest to see his 2004 murder conviction overturned are expected within the next several weeks.
New DNA Evidence Cited In Zion Baby Death CaseA new, “significant,” DNA report involving the murder of a 5-month-old baby from north suburban Zion last summer is being reviewed by prosecutors and defense attorneys for Demetries Thorpe, accused of murder in the case, but neither side was revealing information Monday morning.