Man convicted after prosecutors withheld evidence. Then it happened again.

Walter Goudy served nearly 16 years in prison before a federal appeals court determined that authorities in Madison County had withheld evidence that could have cleared his name. His conviction was vacated. Now, a lawsuit he filed against the state is beset with similar evidence problems. A ...

Chicago city clerk scraps sticker design amid gang concerns

February 08, 2012 | By John Byrne and Jeremy Gorner | Tribune reporters A 15-year-old boy will lose the honor of seeing his city sticker design adorn Chicago windshields amid questions about whether the artwork contains gang symbols, City Clerk Susana Mendoza said this afternoon.   At a ...