Gerald Reed freed, decades after cop torture, frame-up

Vol. 85/No. 16 - April 26, 2021

CHICAGO — Four days after his release from prison, Gerald Reed, accompanied by supporters, told a news conference here, “This is a dream come true. I always told my family members that I’d come home, but I was wondering when.”…

Chicago protests demand freedom for Gerald Reed

Vol. 84/No. 11 - March 23, 2020
Rally in Chicago Jan. 10 demands freedom for Gerald Reed. Cops notorious for frame-ups tortured Reed to force him to confess to murder charges. He has been imprisoned since 1990.

CHICAGO — More than 40 people gathered outside the Daley Center here Feb. 25 to demand that Chief Judge Timothy Evans intervene in the case of Gerald Reed. Reed is in jail on “evidence” extracted though torture in 1990 by…

Conviction overturned, Gerald Reed’s still in jail

Vol. 83/No. 45 - December 9, 2019

CHICAGO — Gerald Reed went back to court here Oct. 25 in another bid to win his freedom. He has been incarcerated on frame-up charges extracted by cop torture for a 1990 double homicide that was overturned last year. Cook…