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Jury selection begins in Jon Burge torture trial

May 5, 2010 9:22:00 PM - chicagotribune.com
Ex-Chicago police detective charged with perjury and obstruction of justice, after allegedly lying about torture of suspects

One of the city's most persistent and troubling scandals reaches federal court Thursday when jury selection begins in the trial of Jon Burge, the former Chicago police detective accused of overseeing the torture of suspects.