• Wrongfully-convicted man imprisoned for 29 years released Tuesday

    One year ago - By WGN TV

    CHICAGO - A man who spent nearly 30 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit became a free man Tuesday night.
    A Cook County judge threw out Arthur Brown's 1988 double murder and arson conviction Tuesday morning.
    From day one, Brown and his family said he had nothing to do with the crime that put in prison. It took 29 years but today their calls for justice were finally answered
    In 1988, Brown was convicted with three others of helping set fire to a South Side video store to collect insurance money. The fire, fueled by gasoline, spread to six other store fronts and killed two people...
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