Willie Johnson

Willie Johnson (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)

Quinn Commutes Sentence Of Man Convicted Of Lying In Murder Case

Gov. Pat Quinn commuted the sentence of a man recently imprisoned for lying in a murder case — and also commuted the sentences of a man convicted of killing a 77-year-old woman, a man convicted of shooting police officers and a man convicted of killing a college basketball standout — all in the governor’s final day in office.

01/13/2015

Anita Alvarez

Former Judges, Ex-Prosecutors Urge Alvarez To Drop Perjury Case

The letter to Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez said the prosecution of Willie Johnson could discourage other people from recanting prior testimony.

05/05/2014

Willie Johnson, sentenced to 70 years in prison. (Credit: Police Booking Photo)

Man Gets 70 Years For Robbing Pizza Delivery Man In Evergreen Park

A Chicago man was sentenced to 70 years in prison Monday for his role in robbing an Evergreen Park pizzeria deliveryman

08/23/2011