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Burge Torture

Freed Inmate Names Jon Burge, Mayor Daley In New Torture Suit

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man who was sentenced to death and spent more than 21 years in prison for a quintuple murder is suing former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge and thre...

Jon Burge Tells Judge He Will Testify In His Own Defense

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge told U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow on Wednesday that he intends to take the stand at his perjury and obstructi...

Alleged Torturer Jon Burge Says He Named His Boat 'Vigilante' At Random

AP | KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A former Chicago police official charged with lying about the torture of suspects testified Monday that the fact that he named one of ...

Burge Police Torture Case: Suit Claims State's Attorney Also Beat Suspects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Twenty one years ago, Marvin Reeves was arrested for the murders of two women and three children. His conviction was based on the testimony of a felon...

John Burge Trial: 13 Prospective Jurors Dismissed

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Thirteen prospective jurors have been dismissed in the trial of former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge, who is accused of lying about the decades-old tor...

Burge Trial: Andrew Wilson, Tortured Suspect Who Died In Prison, Will Still Be Heard

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Valentine's Day, 1982, Andrew Wilson was arrested in a west side apartment by Area 2 Violent Crimes Commander Jon Burge and a team of other officer...

Attorney General Madigan Moving Burge Police Torture Cases To Cook County State's Attorney

Chicago Sun-Times | John Conroy and Maurice Possley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After five years of fighting to keep Chicago Police torture cases from being reopened, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is seeking to shift resp...

Burge Pleads Not Guilty

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE Carol Marin reports that the Fraternal Order of Police is rumored to be paying for Burge's criminal defense. Burge lawyer Bill Gamboney said o...

Chicago Police, Burge And Current Interrogation Practices

Tracy Siska | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Tracy Siska

For all the bellowing about the fact that more should have been done twenty years ago to stop Burge, nothing is being done to stop the illegal and abusive tactics of today.

Daley Sarcastic About Burge Torture

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley on Thursday issued a sarcastic blanket apology for the alleged torture of suspects by former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge. "The best way ...

Jon Burge Arrested In Torture Cases

AP | Mike Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Scroll down for video of Mayor Daley's response, the alleged victims speaking out, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald explaining the charges and more ba...

Jon Burge, The Olympics and Torture in Chicago

Monroe Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Monroe Anderson

In a quixotic quest for justice, a civil rights group is out to expose America's third-largest city as, according to an attorney, "the torture capital of the world."