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Free, but not from the past

Anthony Porter has come within hours of being executed after he was convicted of killing two people. He was freed from Death Row after another man, Alstory Simon, confessed to the murders. He got a pardon, but he didn’t get a dime when he sued the city and the cops. And now, there’s a serious push to strip away what little Porter has left: his claim of innocence.

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Carol Marin: Fire cops in Koschman cover-up

Though R.J. Vanecko this year admitted his guilt and served 60 days in jail, he is the only person in this whole horrible saga who’s been held legally or ethically accountable.

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      ‘Transcendence’: Johnny Depp in a bold, beautiful flight of futuristic speculation

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      RICHARD ROEPER: In one of his most interesting performances, Depp plays a scientific visionary whose thoughts and personality are uploaded before he dies. It’s a Read More