12 More Men Cleared Of Drug Charges Linked To Corrupt Former CPD Sgt. Ronald WattsProsecutors have cleared dozens of men and women of charges connected to Watts since 2016, typically announcing the exonerations in large batches.
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.
10 Men Cleared After Being Framed By Corrupt Chicago CopTen men who spent years in prison after being framed by a corrupt Chicago police sergeant now have their names cleared.
State Has Paid At Least $1 Million For False ConvictionsVondell Wilbourn spent seven years in prison after he says former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald WattFraming c framed him for drug possession.
Prosecutors To Drop Charges Against 18 More Men Whose Convictions Are Tied To Corrupt Officer Ronald WattsEighteen men convicted of various drug charges will be exonerated next week, when Cook County prosecutors plan to drop charges tied to corrupt former police officer Ronald Watts.
Convictions Overturned For 2 Men Who Spent Half A Century Behind BarsThe convictions for two men, who spent nearly half a century behind bars, have been overturned.
Prosecutors Appealing New Trial For Murder ConvictJust days ago, a man who has been behind bars for 17 years learned his chance at freedom is in limbo.