Judge Tosses Convictions Of Four More Men Framed By Corrupt Former CPD SergeantFour more men framed by a corrupt former Chicago police officer had their cases dismissed on Wednesday, the latest in a string of exonerations in drug cases brought by former Sgt. Ronald Watts.
Gov. Rauner Grants Grover Thompson First Posthumous Exoneration In State History; 'Uncle Grover Was A Very Good Man'Illinois made history Tuesday by making things "right" for a wrongfully convicted man who died in prison.
7 More People Framed By Corrupt Former Cop Ronald Watts ExoneratedCook County prosecutors will ask a judge to vacate the convictions of six men and one woman falsely arrested by former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts and officers under his command.
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.”
15 Men Exonerated In Cases Tied To Corrupt Cop Ronald WattsAll 15 had filed a petition alleging Watts and his crew framed them between 2003 and 2008.
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.
Man Framed By Crooked Chicago Cop Has Conviction VacatedCook County prosecutors agreed Wednesday to vacate the conviction of a man who was arrested by corrupt Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts and his officers — the third time this year that someone arrested by Watts’ team has been exonerated.
Man Wrongly Locked Up For 24 Years Not Taking Freedom For GrantedSo what's the first 24-hours of freedom been like for Darryl Pinkinz? CBS 2's Mai Martinez finds out in this Original Report.
Ex-Con Cleared Of Murder Killed While Trying To Rob Someone: PoliceAlprentiss Nash was incarcerated from April 30, 1995, to Aug. 30, 2012, after Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez vacated his conviction when new DNA evidence exonerated him.
From Wrongfully Convicted To Law School Grad: 'I Couldn't Have Imagined This Day'Saturday morning, Jarrett Adams received his law degree from Loyola after spending 10 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
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.
Man Finally Gets Name Cleared In Rape CaseLake County prosecutors have finally cleared the name of a man who served 20 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
Second Member Of Exonerated Trio Released From PrisonJames Harden walked out of Menard Correctional Center Friday afternoon, carrying all of his worldly possessions in a cardboard box.
Caine Marks First Week Of Freedom After 25 Years In PrisonWhen 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.