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Jon Burge, a former Chicago police lieutenant, faces 45 years in jail for lying about the torture of suspects during the 1970s and 1980s. A jury found Burge guilty of perjury and obstruction of justice Monday after five convicted felons testified said that he and his officers shocked, suffocated and burned them into giving confessions. […]
A former inmate on death row who spent 19 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit has been awarded an additional $525,000 for his troubles. Leroy Orange was behind bars for the murder of four people including his girlfriend and her son, a crime he says he falsely admitted to doing after […]