Randy Steidl

Randy Steidl  (Photo: Jennifer Linzer/Northwestern University)

Wrongfully Convicted Man Still Waiting For Ruling On Pardon After 11 Years

A downstate man who was exonerated after spending 17 years in prison for a double murder says he doesn’t understand why he’s been passed over once again for a pardon from the governor.


"The Innocents: Headshots"

Photo Exhibit Showcases Faces Of The Wrongfully Convicted

“The Innocents: Headshots” features 45 men and women who were wrongly convicted and eventually exonerated.

WBBM Newsradio–09/15/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Wrongfully Convicted Urge Quinn To Abolish Death Penalty

Four men freed from prison after being wrongly convicted and sentenced to death are making a public plea to Gov. Pat Quinn.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2011

Governor Pat Quinn (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Quinn Lobbied Hard By Death Penalty Foes To Sign Repeal

Netsch: Quinn aide says governor likely to sign bill.

WBBM Newsradio–01/13/2011