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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...