Derrick Deacon, 61, was wrongfully convicted in 1989 of robbing and killing a man based on a faulty eyewitness who received $1,000 in reward money.

Chicago prosecutors charged a man with a child's murder more than two decades after the crime. DNA evidence exonerated an inmate serving a life sentence for the murder.


  After a dozen years in a tug-of-war with New York’s city government, five men — who as teenagers were unfairly ripped from their families…