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WBEZ Recruits Conroy For Burge Blog

By Marcus Gilmer in News on May 21, 2010 4:20PM

With the trial of former Chicago Police commander Jon Burge set to resume with jury selection on Monday, WBEZ has recruited John Conroy, who originally covered the accusations and investigations extensively for The Reader, to blog the trial for them. It's a great get for WBEZ given the depth and breadth of Conroy's knowledge of the case; his still chilling 1990 piece "House of Screams" essentially broke the story wide open.

You can follow Conroy's blog here and he's kicked off his coverage today with a post on the alleged torture of Andrew Wilson.