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Jon Burge

Group Asks Emanuel, Alvarez To Look Into Torture Allegations

Men tortured under disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge gathered in front of the Criminal Courts Building on Sunday, calling on mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel to take action.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2011

Eric Caine

Alleged Burge Torture Victim Going Free After 25 Years

A man who has long claimed he was tortured by Chicago police detectives into confessing to two murders will be getting out of prison after nearly 25 years behind bars.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Jon Burge

Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge Reports To Prison

Former police Cmdr. Jon Burge reports to prison today, after being convicted of lying about torturing suspects during the 1970s and ‘80s.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2011

Jon Burge

Burge To Report To Same Prison As Madoff

Former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge is expected to report to prison later this week, and he could meet a jailhouse celebrity.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2011

Jon Burge

Atty. Gen. Madigan Sues To Block Burge’s Pension

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit Monday morning to stop former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge from collecting a pension.

CBS Chicago–02/07/2011

Jon Burge

Jesse Jackson Plans To Sue To Block Burge Pension

Rev. Jesse Jackson said Saturday that he plans to file a lawsuit seeking to strip former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge of his pension.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2011

Jon Burge

Weis Critical Of Decision Allowing Burge To Keep Pension

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis says he’s embarrassed by the police pension Board decision to allow former Cmdr. Jon Burge keep his pension.

WBBM Newsradio–01/28/2011

Jon Burge

Former Chicago Cop Jon Burge To Keep Pension

Disgraced former Police Lt. Jon Burge will get to keep is nearly $3,100 a month pension, a sharply divided panel decided on Thursday.

01/27/2011

Jon Burge

When Cops Go To Jail

When former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge reports to prison to serve his 54-month sentence for perjury and obstruction of justice, he may want toconsider the experiences of one of his former homicide detectives.

01/23/2011

Jon Burge

Burge Gets 4 1/2 Years In Torture Case

Former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for lying about the torture of criminal suspects.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2011

Jon Burge

Burge Torture Called ‘Cancer’ That Must Be Stopped

Police torture and misconduct under the command of former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge was a “cancer” that destroyed relations with the black community, a former Chicago policeman and activist said at Burge’s sentencing hearing.

CBS Chicago–01/20/2011

Jon Burge

Victim Wants Prison Time For Burge

A man who claims to have been a torture victim of police Cmdr. Jon Burge wants to see him go away for a long time.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2011

Jon Burge

Judge Lefkow Won’t Step Down From Burge Case

U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow said Wednesday that she won’t step down from the case of a former Chicago police lieutenant convicted of lying about the torture of suspects.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2011

Jon Burge

Defense Attorneys: Go Easy On Burge

Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge, who is now facing sentencing next week for lying about the torture of suspects, says he deserves less prison time because of his military service.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

Jon Burge

Prosecutors Want Hard Time For Burge

Former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge could face hard time behind bars when he is sentenced in January for perjury and obstruction of justice.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010

Jon Burge

Sentencing Postponed For Burge

Sentencing has been postponed for a former Chicago police Lt. Jon Burge, who was convicted of lying about the torture of suspects.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2010

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