'Clerical Error' Blamed for Indiana Murderer's Mistaken Release in Chicago

A dragnet has been launched for a convicted murderer serving a 60-year prison term who was mistakenly released from a Chicago jail this week. Steven Robbins, 44, was convicted of shooting a man in 2002 in Indiana when the man tried to intervene in a fight Robbins was having with his wife. The dead man, Rutland Melton, scolded Robbins, telling him he should not hit a woman. According to documents from Marion County, Ind., Robbins walked to his car, pulled out a gun and shot Melton in the...Full Story
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