News From the Innocence World
New DNA Tests in Brutal 1982 Slaying in St. Louis Set the Stage for a Decisive Hearing
ST. LOUIS • There is no physical evidence tying Rodney Lincoln to a gruesome attack three decades ago that left a mother dead and her two young daughters critically injured, new DNA tests show.
Judge Overturns Conviction in 1982 St. Louis Rape-Murder
ST. LOUIS • Almost 30 years after George Allen was sentenced to 95 years in prison for the rape-murder of a woman in her St. Louis home, a judge has reversed the convictions, saying police withheld critical evidence favoring his innocence.
Nicole Harris, Chicago Mom, Leaves Prison Nearly 8 Years After Son's Death
The Chicago mother walked out of prison a free woman.
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