CHICAGO -- A man who spent 18 years behind bars after a wrongful conviction is getting a second chance to sue the city of Chicago.
A federal jury awarded Nathson Fields $80,000 after the first trial. The judge admitted he made mistakes during the first trial and granted a new one.
Fields says police and prosecutors hid a file that would have cleared him sooner. He's seeking $18 million from the city.
Wrongfully convicted man sues city for 2nd time