Tag: wrongful conviction

Illinois man cleared in 1991 rape after 25 years in prison

Illinois man cleared in 1991 rape after 25 years in prison

By FOX32 WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) - A northern Illinois man who spent 25 years in prison for a rape has been cleared of the charge by a Lake County judg ...
Man in prison 19 years freed after claim recanted

Man in prison 19 years freed after claim recanted

By Gene Johnson | Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) - A man who had been in prison for nearly two decades was released from custody Thursday, two years ...
Man who served 7 years sues Oakland over wrongful conviction

Man who served 7 years sues Oakland over wrongful conviction

By Henry K. Lee | San Francisco Chronicle A man who was wrongly convicted of a 2006 shooting in Oakland has filed a $32 million federal civil right ...
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