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City Council Signs Off On $32 Million In Police Settlements

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 03.19.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The parents of a California woman who was raped and severely injured after Chicago police released her from custody in a troubled neig...

Emanuel Administration Earns Failing Grade on Police Torture and Code of Silence

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 03.06.2013 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

If 2012 is any measuring stick, it is fair to say that the new mayor is just like the old mayor when it comes to police torture and misconduct, the code of silence, and pinstripe patronage. Can we reasonably expect 2013 to be any different?

Alton Logan Sues City, Burge Over Wrongful Murder Conviction

Chicago Public Radio | Tony Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Chicago man who spent 26 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit is now suing the city....

Alton Logan, Unjustly Imprisoned for 26 Years, Declared Innocent

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A man who spent 26 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit has been officially declared innocent. Cook County Circuit Judge Pau...

Charges Dropped Against Alton Logan

Rob Warden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rob Warden

All charges have at last been dropped against 55-year-old Alton Logan, who languished behind bars more than a quarter of a century for the murder of a security guard -- a crime that two Chicago public defenders knew almost from the beginning he hadn't committed.

26-Year-Old Secret Could Free Inmate

AP | SHARON COHEN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — For nearly 26 years, the affidavit was sealed in an envelope and stored in a locked box, tucked away with the lawyer's passport and wi...