11Alive News Primetime LAGRANGE, Ga. — The Georgia Innocence Project, together with Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney Herb Cranford Jr., has been able to secure the exoneration of a 63-year-old man for four separate wrongful convictions for a series of violent sexual assaults in LaGrange, Ga., in 1981. Terry Talley walked out of Dooly State Prison on Feb. 23, 2021, marking the end of more …Read More »
ROCKFORD — Patrick Pursely, the Rockford man who spent 23 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit, was granted a certificate of innocence by a Winnebago County judge Friday. Judge Joseph McGraw’s ruling means Pursley’s record pertaining to the death of Andy Ascher will be expunged. Asher was fatally shot during a robbery attempt on the city’s east …Read More »
Detroit Free Press Unreliable testimony in a 1994 trial sent Larry Smith, a Detroit man, to prison for 26 years for a murder he said he didn’t commit. Smith was freed Thursday, despite a justice system glitch — this time an information technology issue — that could have postponed his release. All of the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice computer services were down, the …Read More »
Supporters of ‘Making a Murderer’s’ Brendan Dassey continue to plea for his freedom, but is it a hopeless cause?
Appleton Post-Crescent Brendan Dassey, who is serving life in prison for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, failed in 2018 to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case. In December 2019, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said he wouldn’t consider commuting Dassey’s sentence. But Dassey’s legal team and his many supporters nationally and internationally insist his quest for freedom isn’t …Read More »
We are currently facing a worldwide pandemic due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak. We need to listen to our experts and follow the recommended social distancing guidelines. We have that freedom. Those who are incarcerated do not. Elderly inmates and those with pre-existing conditions are in grave danger. Please contact your local politicians and voice your concerns. We are all …Read More »
Coming March 2nd! We are excited to announce the “Snow Files” podcast, presented by Injustice Anywhere! A deep dive into the wrongful conviction of Jamie Snow, and how McLean County got away with it. A True Crime story told by the defendant from Stateville Prison in Joliet, Illinois. An eye opening presentation of the 1991 cold case murder of Bill …Read More »