Exonerated

Deon Patrick

Man Cleared Of 1992 Double Murder Sues Police, Prosecutors

A Hazel Crest man is claiming he was forced in to signing a false confession for a 1992 double murder, of which he was later exonerated after spending 20 years in prison.

05/19/2014

Daniel Taylor (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Man Cleared Of Double Murder Sues Chicago, Police

A Chicago man released from prison last year after serving 20 years for a double homicide filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that officers beat him into confessing to the crime and suppressed evidence that proved his innocence.

02/03/2014

Exonerated inmate Bennie Starks talks with the media Monday. (CBS)

Man Finally Gets Name Cleared In Rape Case

Lake County prosecutors have finally cleared the name of a man who served 20 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2013

James Harden talks with reporters Friday after being released from prison. (CBS)

Second Member Of Exonerated Trio Released From Prison

James Harden walked out of Menard Correctional Center Friday afternoon, carrying all of his worldly possessions in a cardboard box.

11/04/2011

Eric Caine

Caine Marks First Week Of Freedom After 25 Years In Prison

When Eric Caine went to prison, Ronald Reagan was president, almost no one had a cell phone and a gallon of gas cost less than $1. Free after 25 years, Caine now has his own cell phone, email address and Facebook account.

CBS 2–03/24/2011