Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s wife has questioned her husband’s 14-year sentence compared with a ten-day term the same judge handed to an ex-Blagojevich aide.
More than three years after being arrested by federal agents while still serving his governor, Rod Blagojevich has reported to the FCI Englewood Correctional Center in Colorado for a 14-year prison sentence.
CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller says Rod Blagojevich likely stands a chance at appealing his lengthy 14-year sentence.
At 1 p.m. Chicago time Thursday, Rod Blagojevich will report to the FCI Englewood federal prison in Englewood, Colo., to begin serving his 14-year sentence.
In less than a day, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will trade his civilian clothes for a prison uniform and will be known by his prison number.
The day before he reports to prison to begin serving his 14-year sentence, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said, “this is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do.”
The once very public Rod Blagojevich is now seeking privacy for the start of his 14-year prison term at a low-security prison outside Denver.
It’s official. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will serve his 14-year prison sentence at the Colorado facility he had requested.
Rod Blagojevich’s defense attorneys have officially taken the first step toward an appeal of the former governor’s conviction on 18 corruption counts.
Rod Blagojevich’s brother, Robert, said the former governor was “holding up very well” on Thursday, a day after a federal judge sentenced him to 14 years in prison for his convictions on 18 fraud charges.
The countdown is on until deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich has to report to prison.