Report: City Agrees To Settlement With Exonerated Central Park 5 DefendantsA published report Thursday said the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement to the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a woman in Central Park in 1989.
Murder Conviction Tossed After 17 Years, Amid Review Of Retired Detective's CasesA man who was imprisoned for 17 years was released Tuesday, after a judge vacated his conviction on the grounds that evidence in the case was linked to a police detective whose tactics have come into question.
Wrongly Convicted Brooklyn Man Sues State For $25 Million After Serving 24 Years In Prison Derrick Deacon was convicted in the 1989 shooting death of teenager during a robbery in a Flatbush apartment complex. He was freed on new evidence last year.
Brooklyn Man Exonerated After 24 Years In Prison: 'I'm Gonna Live The Rest Of My Life'Jonathan Fleming was freed Tuesday and cleared of a killing that happened when he was 1,100 miles away on a Disney World vacation.
Long Island's Jesse Friedman To Learn This Month If He'll Be Exonerated For Sex AbuseFriedman, who is married, served 13 years in prison for the sexual abuse but was freed when the case was reopened. He appeared in State Supreme Court in Mineola Tuesday as continues his quest to clear his name.
Cleared Murder Convict Suffers Heart Attack On Second Day Of FreedomThe man who spent 23 years in prison before being cleared of the 1990 murder of a rabbi suffered a heart attack on his second day of freedom Friday.
Man Cleared In 1984 Rape Gets $18.5M From NYCAlan Newton was cleared by DNA evidence in 2006. He'd been sentenced in 1985 to up to 40 years in prison after being convicted of raping a woman in an abandoned building.