Innocence Project Founder Seeks 'Conviction Integrity Unit'Conviction integrity units have sprung up recently in major metropolitan jurisdictions such as Dallas, New York, and Chicago. But a statewide team in Illinois would be a first nationally.
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.
Men Convicted Of 1989 Murder Of Cop's Wife Seek To Prove InnocenceAttorneys for two men convicted of the 1989 murder of a retired Chicago police sergeant’s wife were headed to court Wednesday, seeking to prove their innocence based on DNA evidence and allegations of police torture.
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.