Tim Cole

Tim Cole (credit: CBS 11 News)

Sculptor Pays Homage To Prisoner Wrongfully Convicted Of Rape

Sculptor Eddie Dixon is creating a bronze sculpture of a man wrongfully convicted of rape and sentenced to 25 years in prison.

12/29/2013

Historical marker honoring wrongfully convicted Texan Tim Cole. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Historical Marker Honors Wrongfully Convicted Texas Man

The first historical marker in the nation to memorialize someone wrongfully convicted will be unveiled Monday in Fort Worth.

02/06/2012

The current headstone for wrongfully convicted Texan Tim Cole. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Estranged Father Of Exoneree Wants Part Of State Settlement

A Fort Worth family is in a legal fight against a man they call ‘the lowest of the low.’

12/23/2011

The current headstone for wrongfully convicted Texan Tim Cole. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Estranged Dad Of Exonerated Texas Inmate Seeks Pay

The long-estranged father of the first Texas inmate to be posthumously exonerated by DNA testing has suddenly come forward, claiming he’s entitled to half of the nearly $1.1 million the state awarded to the man’s family for his wrongful imprisonment.

12/23/2011

An inmate waits for the bars to a dorm at a minimum-security facility in Texas to be opened. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Innocent Man Serves 18 Years, State Denies Compensation

An innocent man who spent 18 years in prison is being denied state compensation. The words “actual innocence” aren’t printed on a court order for Anthony Graves, so the state won’t pay the $1.4 million due him.

CBSDFW.COM–02/21/2011

The current headstone for wrongfully convicted Texan Tim Cole. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Tim Cole Receiving Historical Marker At Cemetery

Cory Session effortlessly quotes from the Book of Timothy. “I fought the fight, I finished the race, and above all I kept the faith.” He says that’s what his brother did, “He kept his faith throughout the whole ordeal.”

01/14/2011

The current headstone for wrongfully convicted Texan Tim Cole. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Family Of Wrongfully Convicted Man Wants State Marker

Tim Cole was found guilty by the justice system, but in death the North Texan has found freedom. Now his family says there’s something else standing in the way of remembering him.

CBSDFW.COM–12/16/2010

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Wrongly Convicted Won’t Pay Taxes On Compensation

Some former inmates who were wrongly convicted say they feel twice cheated — first for being imprisoned and then again when the government that locked them up taxed them on the money they were paid to make amends.

11/16/2010