Judge Throws Out Ruling Granting New Trial For Gerald Reed, Who Claims He Was Tortured Into False Confession To Double Murder“I never would have thought that this judge would do what he did today,” said Reed's mother, Amanda Shackleford.
Alleged Burge Victim To Get A New TrialTears of joy inside the Leighton Courthouse Wednesday after the mother of Gerald Reed learned her son was granted a new trial.
Disgraced Ex-CPD Commander Jon Burge Dies; Was Linked To Dozens Of Torture CasesJon Burge, the infamous former Chicago Police commander who served a 4 ½-year sentence for lying about the torture of criminal suspects, has died at age 70.
Final Defendant Gets 7 Years In Facebook Live Beating, Torture CaseTwenty-year-old Tesfaye Cooper pleaded guilty this month to committing a hate crime and aggravated kidnapping.
Man Gets 8 Years In Livestreamed Attack, Torture Of Disabled TeenJordan Hill, 20, pleaded guilty to felony counts of aggravated kidnapping and hate crime on Thursday.
Cook County Taxpayers On The Hook For $48 Million In Gizzell Ford CaseA jury found that a Stroger Hospital doctor failed to protect 8-year-old Gizzell Ford from months of abuse, privation and fear.
Facebook Live Torture Suspects Granted BailJudge William Hooks singled out 18-year-old Jordan Hill, keeping his bail the highest among the four people charged in the high-profile case
Judge Questions Using Public Defender In Facebook Live Torture CaseThe judge suggested conflicts could arise if the defendants did not all participate equally in the crime but use the same public defender.
Four Plead Not Guilty In Facebook Live Torture CaseThe two men and two women accused of kidnapping a mentally disabled teenager, and posting live video of his torture on Facebook, have pleaded not guilty to a spate of felony charges.
Protestors Call For Futher Investigation Into CPD TortureAbout a dozen people braved the cold Friday to bring attention to what they call police brutality of the past.
No Bail For 4 Suspects In Facebook Torture VideoA Cook County judge denied bail Friday to two men and two women accused of kidnapping a teenager with special needs, torturing him, and sharing live video of the attack on Facebook.
Social Media Advances Can Bring Online HorrorsIn a nation drawn to laptops and smartphones, the Facebook torture video has been unavoidable. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Family Of Facebook Torture Victim Grateful Teen Is Home, AliveFamily members say they have been overwhelmed by the attention the case has generated.
Mayor Emanuel, Jesse Jackson Sr. Weigh In On Facebook Torture VideoA visibly upset Rahm Emanuel called the video “sickening." Jackson says it represents a "moral and spiritual collapse."
White House: Chicago Facebook Beating Video 'An Outrage'A spokesperson for President Obama has condemned the now-infamous Facebook video that emanated from Chicago showing a mentally changed teen beaten by four captors.