Terrill Swift

Terrill Swift speaks to CBS News correspondent Byron Pitts about his wrongful conviction for the 1994 rape and murder of a prostitute. Swift, 17 at the time he was interrogated by police, says he was coerced into confessing with a promise he'd be able to go home if he admitted he did it. (Credit: CBS)

’60 Minutes’ Report: Feds Probing Chicago Police Interrogation Tactics

The U.S. Justice Department has been conducting an investigation into the interrogation practices at the Chicago Police Department, and “60 Minutes” is about to break the story wide open.

CBS 2–12/07/2012

Michael Saunders (left) and Harold Richardson were released from behind bars in November 2011, after serving 17 years for a rape and murder they did not commit. Two other men who were also cleared in the so-called "Englewood Four" case had already completed their sentences when DNA evidence tied another man to the crime. (Credit: CBS)

‘Englewood Four’ Sue Over Wrongful Conviction For 1994 Rape, Murder

Four men who were cleared last year of the 1994 rape and murder of a woman in the Englewood neighborhood have filed a lawsuit claiming they were framed by police.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2012

Court Case Graphic

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against 4 Exonerated Men

Prosecutors have dropped charges against four men in a 1994 Chicago murder case.


Court Case Graphic

Judge Tosses Convictions Of 4 Men In 1994 Murder, Orders New Trial

A Cook County judge has ordered a new trial for four men who had been convicted of raping and strangling a prostitute in Englewood 17 years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Scales Of Justice

Men Hope To Be Cleared Of Rape, Murder Of Sex Worker

A Cook County judge will decide Wednesday afternoon whether to throw out the convictions of four men for a rape and murder that occurred 17 years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011