Former Mayor Richard M. Daley is one step closer to being deposed in connection with alleged torture by Chicago police. On Wednesday a Federal judge ruled for the second time that Daley can be sued over alleged police torture.The former mayor was the Cook County state's attorney back in the 1980s.
Former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge will get to keep his public pension benefits, despite a federal conviction for lying about the torture of criminal suspects, a police pension board voted Thursday.
Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for lying in court papers about police torture.In handing down the sentence Judge Joan Lefkow said the jury didn't believe Jon Burge when he testified at trial and neither did she.
Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge is scheduled to be in court Thursday for sentencing, and a ruling Wednesday gives him reason to be hopeful. He was convicted of obstruction of justice and perjury and pre-sentencing report by a probation officer recommends sentencing considerations for
A federal judge says 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.
A onetime Chicago Police commander convicted of lying about the torture of suspects contends he deserves a lighter prison sentence because of his service to this country.In a recent filing, attorneys for Jon Burge cited his tours of duty in Korea and Vietnam in arguing that he deserves a break.