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Tribune reportersA man who says he was beaten into confessing to a double murder by detectives under disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge walked free from prison today, a quarter of a century after his arrest in 1986. Eric Caine, arrested in 1986 for the...
A federal judge said she won't step down from the case of a former Chicago police lieutenant convicted of lying about the torture of suspects. U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow said Wednesday she won't recuse herself before Jon Burge is sentenced Jan. 20....
Tribune reporterThe sentencing hearing for former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge recessed for the day after a University of Chicago professor testified that torture allegations against Burge are unlike any other police misconduct in the city's history. “This is an...
U.S. District Judge Joan Lefkow sentenced Jon Burge to 4 1/2 years in prison on Friday. Highlights from her comments: •"You denied any knowledge of torture. … Unfortunately for you, the jury did not believe you, and I must agree that I did...
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In a packed courtroom Friday, a federal judge sentenced disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge to 4 1/2 years in prison, saying his torture of suspects irreparably damaged the justice system and blasting local, county and federal authorities...
Inside the interrogation room almost four decades ago, Anthony Holmes testified Thursday, he looked around at the other detectives as then-Chicago police Lt. Jon Burge electric-shocked and choked him. Somebody would help, say "that is enough," Holmes...
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Tribune reporterAttorney General Lisa Madigan sued today to block disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge from collecting a pension because of his felony conviction. Just days after Burge was sentenced last month for lying about the torture and abuse of criminal...
Tribune staff reportersRichard Daley leaves office this month as one of the most ambitious mayors Chicago ever had, a political heir who embraced and transcended his birthright but whose hands-on drive to improve the city he loved did not always match his reach. Chicago's...
Change of SubjectI'm not a fan of .pdf files for many things, so, once again, I've taken a .pdf in the news -- The deposition upon oral examination of George Ryan -- and cut and pasted the plain text. This always results......
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