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2014/11/26 09:26
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Cameron Todd Willingham in his cell on death row, in 1994. He insisted upon his innocence in the deaths of his children and refused an offer to plead guilty in return for a life sentence.Credit...
2014/11/26 09:26
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2014/11/24 15:13
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Editor's note: CNN's original series "Death Row Stories" explores America's capital punishment system. Join the conversation about the death penalty at facebook.com/cnn or Twitter @CNNorigSeries using...
2014/11/24 12:12
2014/11/24 12:12
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Michael Madigan is confronting the drawbacks of power. The Illinois House speaker could spend some of his vast political capital on an ambitious Democratic agenda to tackle the state's tough...
2014/11/23 13:20
2014/11/23 13:20
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Today is Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago: In 1914: An energetic campaign for the sale of Red Cross Christmas seals throughout Champaign County...
2014/11/23 01:59
2014/11/23 01:59
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WICS ABC Newschannel 20 News Illinois' Rauner tackles full transition agendaNovember 22, 2014 18:12 CST Eds: Adds photos. With AP Photos.By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) --...
2014/11/22 21:12
2014/11/22 21:12
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If Illinois Republicans glimpsed the Promised Land—or at least the governor's mansion—on Election Day, they soon found themselves back in the desert. When the last mail and provisional ballots...
2014/11/20 11:58
2014/11/20 11:58
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Mecklenburg County Arrests - 11.19.2014 http://media.charlotteobserver.com/smedia/2014/11/20/06/22/ga9de.St.138.jpeg|480 Ingram, Gabrien Keon: 11/19/2014, 1632956. 6'0", 150. Charged with: ASSAULT...
2014/11/19 12:21
2014/11/19 12:21
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Falsely convicted 'double murderer' who spent 15 years on death row tells how it made him 'kind of mean' as he thanks anti-death penalty campaigners Alstory Simon, 64, confessed to a double murder in...
2014/11/18 06:26
2014/11/18 06:26
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But, hey, more competition is probably good for the system, so long as it doesn’t escalate into Blagojevichian levels of utter insanity. But the governor-elect might want to also take a few minutes...
2014/11/15 13:20
2014/11/15 13:20
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Today is Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Here are news reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago: In 1914: Champaign High School's football team added another glory to its list Saturday by defeating...
2014/11/15 04:40
2014/11/15 04:40
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It’s a dynamic that could work out in both parties’ favor – and for the state’s fiscal situation – if they meet halfway instead of giving into stalemates and standoffs, said Kent Redfield, a political...
2014/11/15 03:46
2014/11/15 03:46
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Chris Hartley plays a shot, watched on by Brad Haddin. Photo: Colleen Petch Centre-of-attention Ryan Harris believes Queensland stalwart Chris Hartley's experience and ultra-consistency should solve...
2014/11/15 00:39
2014/11/15 00:39
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How does Rauner plan to handle Madigan? Outspend him Bruce Rauner appeared on a WLS-AM/890 talk show program in December and revealed plans to form a new campaign committee to counter the power of...
2014/11/14 07:56
2014/11/14 07:56
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The case involved the project’s signal triumph. In 1999, Medill’s student investigators won the release of a convicted murderer, Anthony Porter, after another man, Alstory Simon, confessed to the 1982...
2014/11/12 17:46
2014/11/12 17:46
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A spokesman for proudly liberal Chicago mayoral contender Bob Fioretti is slamming a Sun-Times report about Fioretti's past donations to Republican political candidates including Bob Dole as an...
2014/11/12 15:02
2014/11/12 15:02
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Welcome to Springfield, governor-elect Rauner. Illinois voters took a gamble on you Nov. 4, choosing you to be the state’s 42nd governor and the first Republican to hold the office since GEORGE RYAN...
2014/11/11 06:24
2014/11/11 06:24
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Darby Tillis, a former death row inmate, speaks at a rally on the Thompson Center Plaza in August, 2000. | Sun-Times File Photo Darby Tillis, one of the first men to be freed from Illinois’ Death...
2014/11/11 05:05
2014/11/11 05:05
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At age 36, Elaine Smith got a late start as an FBI agent - but she quickly made up for lost time. The story of her trailblazing career is a story filled with violence, intrigue and the mob. "His...
2014/11/10 22:13
2014/11/10 22:13
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Shall we judge Gary Shapiro by the sleazy company he's kept in Chicago? In these prison cells we have Joey "The Clown" Lombardo, James Marcello and Frank Calabrese Sr., all top mobsters sentenced to...
2014/11/10 21:21
2014/11/10 21:21
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Journalism professor accused of framing innocent man for murder as part of his campaign to abolish death penalty in Illinois Alstory Simon, 64, confessed to a double murder in Chicago in 1999 It...
2014/11/26 09:26
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