• George Anderson Jan 16

    ‘Shocked': Alleged Burge Torture Victim Denied New Trial

    The family of George Anderson, an alleged torture victim of officers connected to disgraced Chicago police commander Jon Burge, stormed out of the Leighton Courthouse on Thursday after a Cook County judge denied Anderson’s appeal for a new trial. NBC 5’s Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

  • George Anderson Jan 16

    ‘Shocked': Alleged Burge Torture Victim Denied New Trial

    The family of George Anderson, an alleged torture victim of officers connected to disgraced Chicago police commander Jon Burge, stormed out of the Leighton Courthouse on Thursday after a Cook County judge denied Anderson’s appeal for a new trial. “It’s somewhat of a shock … and surprise … given the extensive evidence that was presented at this hearing,” said David…

  • Jon Burge Jan 9

    Alleged Burge Torture Victim to Learn of New Trial Later This Month

    After 27 years behind bars, a man who said he was tortured by associates of disgraced Chicago police commander Jon Burge will have to wait another week before he learns if he will get a new trial. George Anderson said police beat him into giving a false confession that led to his murder conviction in 1991. Almost three decades later,…

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