“A judge on Tuesday granted Jackson County prosecutors’ motion to exonerate Kevin Strickland in a 1978 triple murder and ordered his immediate release, confirming that Strickland suffered one of the longest wrongful convictions in U.S. history.” Kansas City Star: Kevin Strickland freed after judge vacates conviction in 1978 triple murders. “The state’s compensation law is narrow and only allows payments to innocent people exonerated through a specific DNA testing statute, which was not be the case for Strickland, or most exonerees across the U.S.” Strickland won’t receive a dime. (A GoFundMe campaign is changing that.)