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Wrongfully Convicted Man Released From Prison After 30 Years

AP | DON BABWIN and M. SPENCER GREEN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) — During his more than 30 years behind bars, Stanley Wrice insisted he was innocent, that Chicago police had beat him until he co...

Rahm Apologizes For Police Torture, Says It's Time To 'Move On'

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | Chicago

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued an apology on Wednesday after the City Council appro...

City To Settle 2 More Police Torture Lawsuits For $7.17 Million

AP | Posted 09.22.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Chicago City Council committee has signed off on settlements in two lawsuits filed by men who allege they were victims of police tor...