Former Chicago police commander Jon Burge has been released from a Florida halfway house after 4 1/2 years in federal custody for lying about the torture of suspects.
Under a highly unusual sentence imposed by U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin, tax cheat Aamir Khan will be allowed to serve five years of probation in his hometown of Doha, Qatar. But for the next four years, Khan also will have to jet into Chicago once a year to spend 30 days in a halfway house.
Former Gov. George Ryan was set to be released from the federal prison in Terre Haute, Ind., on Wednesday, and transferred to a halfway house on the Near West Side early Wednesday to complete his sentence.
As he prepares to leave prison tomorrow for a Chicago halfway house, former Governor George Ryan is getting some unsolicited advice from a man who was once one of his top advisers.
After serving six years for a corruption conviction, former Gov. George Ryan is due to be released this week to a Chicago halfway house.
Imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan will be released from prison five months early, having qualified for work release.
Police are questioning a witness about a deadly beating at a Southeast Side halfway house.