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Man Charged In Connection To Fatal Lake Shore Drive Crash

A Chicago man is facing charges after police identified him as the drunk, wrong-way driver whose vehicle collided with a taxi early Friday on Lake Shore Drive, killing one person and seriously injuring two others.


Rodell Sanders

Prosecutors Appealing New Trial For Murder Convict

Just days ago, a man who has been behind bars for 17 years learned his chance at freedom is in limbo.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011

Eric Caine

Caine Marks First Week Of Freedom After 25 Years In Prison

When Eric Caine went to prison, Ronald Reagan was president, almost no one had a cell phone and a gallon of gas cost less than $1. Free after 25 years, Caine now has his own cell phone, email address and Facebook account.

CBS 2–03/24/2011

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