CHICAGO | A federal appellate court on Monday upheld the 2010 conviction of a former Chicago police commander — whose name became synonymous in the city with out-of-control police — for lying about the torture of suspects.
CHICAGO | A group of attorneys filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday to demand new hearings for scores of imprisoned men who claim their confessions were extracted through torture at the hands of Chicago police officers.
CHICAGO | The Cook County Board on Monday approved payment of $600,000 to settle a lawsuit against the county related to the conduct of officers under the command of then-Pullman Area police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
CHICAGO | A new investigation has found that the wrongful convictions of 85 people have cost Illinois taxpayers $214 million.
Eric Caine, who has for years claimed he was tortured by Chicago police into confessing to a double murder, has been ordered released from prison.
Former Chicago Police commander Jon Burge departs the federal building in Chicago during his trial where he was convicted last year. Burge reported to prison in North Carolina Wednesday to begin serving his 4 1/2 year sentence.
CHICAGO | Former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge, tightlipped for years about allegations that suspects were tortured under his watch, said Thursday he never physically abused two men who testified to being shocked and beaten by officers seeking confessions.
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