A lawyer wants to question former Mayor Richard M. Daley about conflicting accounts about his response to police torture allegations.
A judge refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the city by a man who spent 22 years in prison as a result of a wrongful murder conviction.
A status hearing is set for Monday in the civil case of Alonzo Smith, who alleges torture under under former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
A South Side man serving a life sentence for a 1991 triple murder could get a new trial because a state panel found evidence he was tortured by police
Chicago taxpayers will spend $4 million to compensate a man who claims he was tortured into confessing to the murder of a cabdriver.
“The only thing I can say to that report is that it only confirms . . . that Chicago police have been outrageous,” torture victim Darrell Cannon says.
Lawyers for the city last week received notice of a deposition, set for Jan. 17, from lawyers representing Alonzo Smith in a federal civil rights laws