Community Groups Fight Crime Alongside COVID-19 In ChicagoFighting crime and COVID-19 – community outreach groups are now fighting two battles.
Man Who Sued City Over Wrongful Conviction Gets More Than $13MA jury awarded a man more than $13 million after he sued over his conviction for the 1992 slayings of Jeffrey Lassiter and Sharon Haugabook.
Lawyer: Man’s Innocence Certificate ‘Not Even Worth The Paper’A lawyer for seven Chicago cops told a federal jury on Wednesday that Deon Patrick’s certificate of innocence is “not even worth the paper that it’s printed on.”
Man Wrongfully Imprisoned For 21 Years Sues City A 42-year-old Hazel Crest man who spent half his life in prison before prosecutors dropped the murder charges against him is now suing the city of Chicago.
Man Cleared Of 1992 Double Murder Sues Police, ProsecutorsA Hazel Crest man is claiming he was forced in to signing a false confession for a 1992 double murder, of which he was later exonerated after spending 20 years in prison.
Man Cleared Of Double Murder Sues Chicago, PoliceA Chicago man released from prison last year after serving 20 years for a double homicide filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging that officers beat him into confessing to the crime and suppressed evidence that proved his innocence.
Murder Charges Dropped Against Man Imprisoned For 21 YearsCook County prosecutors Friday dismissed murder charges against an Uptown man who has spent the last 21 years behind bars for a double murder he says he didn’t commit.