Ex-Melrose Park cop admits selling drugs stolen from evidence


So he sold drugs that had been stolen from the evidence room 4/25/2017 Gregory Salvi was rapidly nearing retirement from the Melrose Park Police Department in 2015, and he hoped to use the job to make as much money as possible. So he sold drugs that had been stolen from the evidence room. He offered to illegally move narcotics in "the f—in' police ...
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Awarded $20M for a wrongful conviction, exonerated man gives back


Juan Rivera is a $20 million man, receiving the money in a settlement for the 20 years he spent in prison before DNA evidence cleared him. Enter Article DATE HERE CHICAGO (WLS) -- Juan Rivera is a $20 million man, receiving the money in a settlement for the 20 years he spent in prison before DNA evidence cleared him. Rivera invited ABC 7 Eyewi...
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Evidence on Ice


​Santa Fe PD is ahead in processing rape kits—because they already cleaned out a freezer full of them -   December 16, 2016 The trouble started with a freezer, and the question of just what could be done to get rid of it and open up some space at the Santa Fe Police Department headquarters. Someone cracked the door, and found materials tied to...
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Forrler pleads to destroying evidence charge


A police officer accused of destroying evidence when he was the evidence officer has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and sentenced to court costs only. December 2, 2016 ALTON — A police officer accused of destroying evidence when he was the evidence officer has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor and sentenced to court costs only. Jonathan Forrler plea...
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Wrongfully convicted man sues city for $54 million


Mark Maxson, 55, was freed from Stateville Correctional Center on Tuesday after DNA testing showed another man, Osborne Wade, allegedly killed 6-year-old Lindsey Murdock on the Far South Side. September 30, 2016 A Chicago man released from prison after DNA evidence showed he was wrongfully convicted of a 1992 murder is seeking $54 million in a laws...
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Trial date set on former BPD worker's claim


The jury will hear evidence related to Ward's claim that she was disciplined by McKinley after she raised concerns about how guns, drugs and other items were stored and who had access to the evidence room. September 10, 2016 PEORIA — A Dec. 12 trial date has been set in a federal lawsuit filed by the former supervisor of the Bloomington Police Depa...
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The Chicago Police Department accidentally destroyed a suicide victim’s last note to her parents, depriving a grieving family of one of their last physical connections to their daughter


Not just in Chicago, but across the country, errors and mismanagement in the handling of evidence continues to dog police departments June 10, 2016 The Chicago Police Department accidentally destroyed a suicide victim's last note to her parents, depriving a grieving family of one of their last physical connections to their daughter, CBS News is rep...
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Former Rock Falls detective pleads not guilty


6 months after son's death, mother watches accused in court June 6, 2016 MORRISON – The former Rock Falls detective sergeant accused of stealing money from an evidence vault pleaded not guilty Monday in Whiteside County Court. Veronica Jaramillo, 43, of Sterling, was arraigned on official misconduct and theft charges, both felonies.  She resig...
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