As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block is on indefinite hiatus. The site will remain up in archive form while we evaluate our options, which may include a redesign or sale.
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Saturday, February 6
After being relieved of teaching duties, Northwestern journalism professor David Protess has announced that he will launch the independent Chicago Innocence Project as a non-profit continuing the work of the Medill Innocence Project, which he founded.