White Sox Offers Man Freed From Prison Old Job On Grounds CrewEven though the White Sox Home Opener is 43 days away, Nevest Coleman is ready to get back in the game.
Marquette Four Sue City, Police For Damages After Wrongful ConvictionThe men who are suing Chicago, the police and prosecutors for wrongful convictions said the police who coerced confessions from them did the same thing to others.
Judge Tosses Out Convictions In 1989 Murder Of Cop's WifeA Cook County judge has thrown out the convictions of two men who spent nearly 45 combined years in prison for the 1989 of a retired Chicago police sergeant’s wife, based on DNA evidence and allegations of police torture.
Aldermen Slam 'Englewood Four' $31M Wrongful Conviction SettlementThe vote was not unanimous.
City Seeking $31 Million Settlement With Wrongfully Convicted 'Englewood Four'Aldermen were scheduled to vote next week on a $31 million settlement with the “Englewood Four,” who spent years in prison for rape and murder before DNA evidence pointed to a different suspect.
Jury Weighing Whether Chicago Police Framed Woman For Son’s DeathNicole Harris spent nearly eight years in prison, accused of murdering her own boy. She has since been exonerated and insists the child’s death was a “tragic accident.”
Man's Double-Murder Charges Dropped After 27 Years In PrisonJose Maysonet has maintained that he was framed by Chicago Police detective Reynaldo Guevara for 27 years.
Man Goes Free More Than 20 Years After Conviction For Deadly FireAdam Gray said he still has a hard time believing he’s free, after spending more than half his life behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit
Judge Refuses To Toss Lawsuit By Man Who Spent Decades In PrisonMark Maxson was convicted of the 1992 killing of Lindsey Murdock. He was freed in 2016 after DNA linked Osborne Wade to the killing.
Chicago Inmate Freed From Jail After 23 YearsAfter fighting for his freedom for more than two decades, Roberto Almodovar walked out of the Cook County Jail Friday afternoon a free man.
Attorneys Point To Matching Frame-Up Claims Against CPD’s GuevaraThe city has paid out nearly $20 million to settle lawsuits from men who claimed they were railroaded by Det. Reynaldo Guevara in the 1990s.
Illinois Man Freed After DNA Evidence Clears Him In MurderA Decatur man who spent 18 years in prison for murder was released Wednesday after DNA evidence got him a new trial and prosecutors declined to try him again.