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  • $40M wrongful conviction settlement: 'The money is almost beside the point'

    $40M wrongful conviction settlement: 'The money is almost beside the point'
    Attorneys today hailed a landmark wrongful conviction settlement awarded to five men who were wrongfully imprisoned for the rape and murder of a teenage girl but called for a deeper look at authorities’ use of false confessions in Cook County.
  • $40M for five wrongly convicted of Dixmoor rape, murder

    $40M for five wrongly convicted of Dixmoor rape, murder
    In what appears to be the largest wrongful conviction settlement in state history, the Illinois State Police has agreed to pay $40 million to five men who were wrongly imprisoned for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in Dixmoor, a spokesman for...

    Lawyer in $40 million Dixmoor 5 case: False confessions 'An epidemic'

    Lawyer in $40 million Dixmoor 5 case: False confessions 'An epidemic'
    As attorneys on Wednesday hailed a record settlement for the so-called Dixmoor Five, one of the wrongfully convicted men was checking out a brick house on a spacious lot in one of Chicago’s southernmost suburbs. Robert Taylor liked the big garage,...

    SEC says Harvey, advisor committed fraud in hotel deal

    SEC says Harvey, advisor committed fraud in hotel deal
    Federal authorities have accused a troubled south suburb and a controversial municipal advisor of defrauding investors to prop up the ailing town’s finances while lining the pocket of the advisor and saddling taxpayers with millions in debt. In...

    Officials re-opening botched 'Dixmoor 5' case

    Officials re-opening botched 'Dixmoor 5' case
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Wednesday that he was reopening the investigation into the 1991 rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl in Dixmoor, a controversial case that sent five teens to prison before they were cleared by DNA evidence. The...