LA City Council Approves $24.3 Million Payout For Wrongful Murder ConvictionsThe Los Angeles City Council agreed today to pay a total of $24.3 million to settle a pair of wrongful conviction cases filed by two men who each served more than two dozen years in prison for murders they did not commit.
LA District Attorney's New Unit To Probe Wrongful Conviction ClaimsSome of the biggest names in show business are teaming up to take on Hollywood's treatment of aging actresses.
Murder Charges Against Wrongfully Convicted Man Who Served 36 Years DismissedA judge dismissed murder charges Wednesday against a wrongfully convicted man who served 36 years in prison.
Man Wrongly Convicted In 1994 Killing Settles Lawsuit Against City Of LA For $8.3 MillionA man wrongly convicted of shooting a man to death 21 years ago has reached an $8.3 million settlement with the city of Los Angeles, attorneys announced Monday.
Wrongly Convicted Woman Declared Innocent, Set To Collect $600K From StateA woman who spent 17 years in a California prison for a murder she didn't commit was declared factually innocent Friday, clearing the way for her to collect about $600,000 in compensation from the state.
Exonerated Woman Eager To Be Officially Declared Innocent By StateSusan Mellen wants a formal declaration of innocence because it would force the state to pay her about $600,000 for her years of incarceration.
Prizefighter 'Hurricane' Carter, Wrongly Imprisoned 19 Years, Dies At 76Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.
Brian Banks Shares His Story With Students Following Wrongful Rape Conviction, Being Cut From NFLBrian Banks is finding his calling as an inspirational speaker after having spent years in prison on a wrongful conviction.
Man Enjoys Freedom After Spending 19 Years In Prison For Murder He Didn’t CommitA man who spent 19 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit enjoyed his first full day of freedom on Tuesday.
New Evidence May Clear Name Of Star Local Football Player Convicted Of RapeA former local football star who once had a full scholarship to USC and dreams of the NFL is fighting to clear his name. Brian Banks' dreams all ended when he was convicted of raping a classmate when he was just 16 years old.
Man Exonerated Of Murder After Spending 17 Years In PrisonObie Anthony spent 17 long years in prison for a murder in South Los Angeles. Now, Anthony has been exonerated and he walked out of prison Tuesday night into the arms of his fiancee and family.