iOS app Android app

Jon Burge Victims

Burge Torture Victims Fight For New Hearings In Court

AP | KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 11.08.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Fifteen incarcerated men who claim they were sent to prison by confessions that were beaten, burned and tortured out of them by convic...

Quinn Doesn't Plan To Pardon Alleged Burge Torture Victims

Chicago Defender | Kathy Chaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alleged torture victims of former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge who pleaded for pardons by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich days before his removal from o...

Alleged Burge Torture Victims Seek Blagojevich Pardons

Chicago Defender | Kathy Chaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Afraid their appeals will fall on deaf ears if Gov. Rod Blagojevich is ousted, several relatives of victims tortured by former Chicago police Commande...

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 overt...

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...