Robert Lee Veal

The "Dixmoor Five" were men who were wrongfully convicted of a murder they didn't commit. (CBS)

‘Dixmoor 5’ Settle Lawsuit Against State Police For $40M

Five men wrongfully convicted of rape and murder in the infamous “Dixmoor 5” case have agreed to settle their federal lawsuit against Illinois State Police for $40 million.


Robert Taylor, Jonathan Barr and James Harden (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Convictions Tossed In 1991 Dixmoor Rape, Murder

Cook County prosecutors have cleared three men of a rape and murder that occurred 20 years ago in south suburban Dixmoor.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011