State News
5:19 am
Mon February 16, 2015

Springfield-based group helps free innocent man from prison

DNA has helped exonerate more than 300 people in the US. Among the most recent was Christopher Abernathy, freed last week from a northern Illinois prison where he served almost 30 years for rape and murder.  

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4:33 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Judge allows DNA testing in Savory murder case

A Peoria County judge is allowing new DNA technology to be used in a 36-year-old double murder case. Johnnie Lee Savory was convicted of a gruesome double-murder that happened when he was 14.

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