14 Years

Patti Blagojevich (File Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Blagojevich’s Wife Complains About Sentence

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.


Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich (center, blue sport coat) arrives at FCI Englewood, the federal prison in Littleton, Colo., to begin his 14-year sentence for corruption charges. (Credit: CBS)

Former Gov. Blagojevich Reports To Federal Prison

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 Chicago–03/15/2012

Rod Blagojevich

Miller: Blagojevich Has A Shot At Appealing Sentence

CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller says Rod Blagojevich likely stands a chance at appealing his lengthy 14-year sentence.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich (L) and his attorney, Aaron Goldstein, on an American Eagle flight from Chicago to Denver, while Blagojevich heads to prison in Littleton, Colo. (Credit: CBS)

Blagojevich: ‘I’m Hopeful For The Future’

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.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich walks through a hoard of media toward his house before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012, a day before reporting to prison. (Photo by Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Blagojevich’s Countdown To Prison Reaching Its Final Hours

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.

CBS 2–03/14/2012

Rod Blagojevich, standing with his wife Patti, speaks to reporters on March 14, 2012, in his final public statement before reporting to prison for his 14-year sentence on corruption charges on March 15. (Credit: CBS)

Blagojevich On Going To Prison: ‘Hardest Thing I’ve Ever Had To Do’

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.”

CBS Chicago–03/14/2012

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (L) addresses the media while wife Patti Blagojevich holds back tears at the Dirksen Federal Building after he was sentenced to 14 years in prison. (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Wants To Report To Prison ‘With Dignity’

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.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Report: Blagojevich To Serve Sentence In Colorado

It’s official. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will serve his 14-year prison sentence at the Colorado facility he had requested.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich’s Lawyers File Notice Of Appeal

Rod Blagojevich’s defense attorneys have officially taken the first step toward an appeal of the former governor’s conviction on 18 corruption counts.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Robert Blagojevich discusses the 14-year prison sentence that his brother, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, is facing. (Credit: CBS)

Robert Blagojevich: Rod Is “Holding Up Very Well”

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.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Rod and Patti Blagojevich enter their home after the former governor was sentenced to 14 years in prison. (Credit: Getty Images)

Blagojevich Begins Final Countdown To Prison

The countdown is on until deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich has to report to prison.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011