RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Jeff Fort

A collection of news and information related to Jeff Fort published by this site and its partners.

Top Jeff Fort Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Notorious El Rukn killer wins surprise release from prison

    Notorious El Rukn killer wins surprise release from prison
    He's one of the most legendary informants in Chicago history, a former El Rukn general once described by prosecutors as a "trained killer" who bribed a Cook County judge to fix the infamous double murder case that landed him on death row.
  • Jury finds Chicago police did not deliberately bury records in filing cabinet

    Jury finds Chicago police did not deliberately bury records in filing cabinet
    A federal jury Tuesday found no wrongdoing on behalf of city or county officials in the case of a former El Rukn gang member who claimed he was framed in an infamous 1984 double murder that sent him to death row. Attorneys for Nathson Fields had...

    White supremacist Matthew Hale wants to play violin in solitary

    White supremacist Matthew Hale wants to play violin in solitary
    Years before he was convicted of plotting to kill a Chicago federal judge, white supremacist Matthew Hale was an accomplished violinist said to favor the wistful and passionate concertos of Tchaikovsky. Now Hale wants to take up the instrument again...

    Mistrial declared in former El Rukn leader's lawsuit against police, prosecutors

    Mistrial declared in former El Rukn leader's lawsuit against police, prosecutors
    Lawyers for a former El Rukn gang member who alleges he was wrongly convicted decades ago are asking for sanctions against city attorneys after a former police sergeant improperly uttered the word “terrorism” on the stand, prompting a...

    Judge denies certificate of innocence in historic fixed case

    Judge denies certificate of innocence in historic fixed case
    A former member of one of Chicago’s most notorious gangs has spent years trying to prove his innocence after he was convicted at an infamous double-murder trial before a corrupt Cook County judge who later went to prison for taking $10,000 to fix...