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Chicago Monument Will Honor Victims Of Police Torture

Posted 08.24.2011 | Chicago

Earlier this week, the Better Government Association released a study showing that wrongful convictions in Illinois have cost taxpayers $214 million a...

Jon Burge Trial: Fellow Cops Seeking To Plead The Fifth, Avoid Perjury Rap

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Well, there's always the Fifth Amendment, right? You take the stand, repeatedly invoke the Fifth, and you go home. You won't have helped Burge at al...

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...

City Settles Class-Action Police Torture Lawsuit; Up To 500,000 Could Receive Payouts

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago City Council today approved the $16.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit accusing the police department of mistreating suspects....