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Jon Burge Torture

Police Union To Pay For Jon Burge's Federal Defense

Chicago Tribune | David Heinzmann and Steve Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The union representing Chicago's police officers has decided to pay for the criminal defense of indicted former detective Cmdr. Jon Burge, who is faci...

Man Who Alleges Burge Torture Appeals Murder Convictions

Associated Press | Don Babwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man whose death sentence was commuted to life in prison by former Illinois Gov. George Ryan has filed a petition to get his murder conviction overtu...

Attorney General Pressured To Examine Cases Of Alleged Torture Victims

Chicago Public Radio | Tasha Flournoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is again facing renewed pressure to examine the cases of some alleged victims of police torture. This comes aft...

Keeping Score In Chicago Episode 3: The Scary Episode

Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Konkol and Todd Fooks

Everything on this week's episode will freak you out: From the Jon Burge Torture Timeline, to the Jennifer Hudson saga.

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 ...

Police Torture and Mayor Daley

Rob Warden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rob Warden

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald finally has done what Richard M. Daley should have done 26 years ago: He has indicted retired Chicago Police Detective Jon Burge for leading a band of brutal white cops who tortured hundreds of African-American suspects in criminal cases.