ABC NEWS: JOSE MONTANEZ, ARMANDO SERRANO TO BE RELEASED AFTER 1993 MURDER CHARGES DROPPED (JULY 2016) 

"Two Chicago men imprisoned for 23 years were released Wednesday after 1993 murder charges were dropped due to misconduct allegations."
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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: PRIVATE EYE FILES $25 MILLION DEFAMATION SUIT IN PORTER CASE (aPRIL 2016)

"A private investigator who played a central role in freeing Death Row inmate Anthony Porter in 1999 filed a $25 million counter-lawsuit Wednesday saying he has since been defamed."
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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: THE 'INNOCENCE INDUSTRY' FIGHTS BACK (april 2016)

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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: CONVICTED KILLER SUING ATTORNEYS FOR LINKS TO CHICAGO COP ACCUSED OF MISCONDUCT (APRIL 2015)

“A man convicted of a 1990 double-murder filed a lawsuit Friday against the attorneys who represented him, claiming they were in cahoots with a former Chicago Police detective accused of beating suspects and coercing confessions”.
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PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY: JUDGE ORDERS AC COPS TO PRODUCE YEARS WORTH OF IA COMPLAINTS (APRIL 2015)

“The court does not want there to be any ambiguity in its ruling,” he wrote. “In short, (Bonjean) will get everything she originally asked for”.
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER: ACPD MUST PRODUCE 11 YEARS WORTH OF INTERNAL AFFAIRS COMPLAINTS (APRIL 2015)

“It is certainly not plaintiffs fault that Atlantic City has an inordinate number of citizen complaints about its police officers which results in a substantial number of IA files”.
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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: MURDER CONVICTION OF MAN WHO SAID CHICAGO COP RAILROADED HIM UNDER REVIEW (MARCH 2015)

“Now imprisoned at Menard Correctional Center, Almodovar has long insisted he is innocent and was framed by a since-retired Chicago police detective, Reynaldo Guevara, who has been accused of railroading other murder suspects”.
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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: AT EX-U.S. ATTORNEY’S URGING, ‘HANDFUL’ OF EX-CHICAGO COP’S CASES BEING REVIEWED (MARCH 2015)

“I can promise you it’s not a ‘handful of cases,’ ” said attorney Jennifer Bonjean, who’s trying to win new trials for five prisoners who claim they were wrongly convicted because of Guevara.
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NEW YORK POST: I WAS WRONGLY IMPRISONED BY A PROFESSIONAL SNITCH (FEBRUARY 2015)

“The Cold Case Squad did not develop any single piece of evidence that was not available from day one,” said Harrell’s lawyer, Jennifer Bonjean.
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SHORE NEWS TODAY: LINWOOD MAN INDICTED, POLICE CLEARED IN K9 ASSISTED ARREST (FEBRUARY 2015)

Surveillance video shows four officers attempting to subdue, handcuff and arrest Castellani. A fifth officer arrives, followed by a sixth officer who sets his K-9 on Castellani. Castellani family attorney Jennifer Bonjean previously identified that officer as Sterling Wheaton.
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SHORE NEWS TODAY: LINWOOD MAN INDICTED, POLICE CLEARED IN K-9 ASSISTED ARREST OUTSIDE TROPICANA (JANUARY 2015)

“Now that the grand jury has returned an indictment against my client, I am anxious to have the opportunity to review discovery as well as grand jury presentment”.
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NEW JERSEY LAW JOURNAL: ATLANTIC CITY LEADS N.J. IN POLICE CIVIL RIGHTS SUITS

Atlantic City is New Jersey’s leader in police civil rights suits, having been named in 13 suits in federal court since September 2013, far more than any other municipality in the state.
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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: MAN WHO KILLED 7 PEOPLE WINS $500K LAWSUIT AGAINST ILLINOIS JAIL GUARD WHO PUNCHED HIM (MARCH 2014)

A former handyman serving life in prison for the 1993 murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been awarded nearly a half-million dollars in a civil lawsuit in which he alleged a jail guard punched him in the face.
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CBS CHICAGO: POLICE TORTURE VICTIM FREED AFTER 30 YEARS BEHIND BARS (DECEMBER 2013)

Stanley Wrice walked out of a central Illinois prison on Wednesday, freed after 30 years behind bars, after his rape conviction was tossed out because he had been tortured into confessing.
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FOX NEWS: EX-CHICAGO MAYOR DALEY CALLED TO TESTIFY ON POLICE TORTURE CLAIMS (JULY 2013)

Thirty-one years have passed since Stanley Wrice was convicted for allegedly being part of a gang rape in Chicago.
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DAILYHERALD: BROWN'S CHICKEN VICTIM'S FAMILY UNHAPPY AS KILLER WINS $451,000 (MARCH 2014)

A federal jury has awarded nearly $500,000 to one of the two men convicted in the Brown’s Chicken massacre through a civil rights lawsuit filed against a former jailer.
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CHICAGO SUN TIMES: COOK COUNTY PAYS BROWN’S CHICKEN KILLER; PRISON SYSTEM WANTS A CUT (NOVEMBER 2014)

Cook County has paid nearly a quarter of a million dollars in compensatory damages to a man sentenced to life behind bars for the murder of seven Brown’s Chicken employees, his lawyer said Tuesday. But it’s still unclear how much of that money James Degorski will get to keep after the legal wrangling is over.
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AC MAYOR ASKS ATTORNEY GENERAL & DOJ TO INVESTIGATE OFFICER IN BEATING VIDEO (OCTOBER 2013)

Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford speaks out about a video showing several police officers beating a suspect.
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NBC PHILADELPHIA: MORE BRUTALITY ALLEGATIONS AGAINST AC POLICE OFFICER (NOVEMBER 2013)

Another person has come forward claiming she was the victim of police brutality from an Atlantic City officer. NBC10’s Harry Hairston has the details.
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CHICAGO SUN TIMES: LAWYER WANTS CASE FOR CONVICTED RAPIST ASSIGNED TO JUDGE OUTSIDE COUNTY

Wrice, now 59, claims detectives working under disgraced Cmdr. Jon Burge tortured him into giving a false confession to a 1982 gang rape. He is currently serving a 100-year prison sentence.
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THEBLAZE.COM: NEW TRIAL COULD HIGHLIGHT OBAMA ALLIES’ LINKS TO SCANDALOUS CHICAGO NONPROFIT

A long-delayed computer tampering trial could dredge up the connections two of President Barack Obama’s top political allies have to a now-defunct Chicago nonprofit investigated for potential fraud.
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HUFFINGTON POST: JAMES DEGORSKI, MAN WHO KILLED 7 AT BROWN'S CHICKEN RESTAURANT, AWARDED $451,000 IN CIVIL SUIT

A former handyman serving life in prison for the 1993 murder of seven people at a suburban Chicago restaurant has been awarded nearly a half-million dollars in a civil lawsuit in which he alleged a jail guard punched him in the face.
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CHICAGO DAILY OBSERVER: WHISTLEBLOWER EXONERATED AFTER 8 YEARS OF POLITICAL PROSECUTION

Annabel Melongo found NOT GUILTY in Save-A-Life Foundation computer tampering case.
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