U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) smiles during an interview at the Republican National Convention in Tampa in 2012. (Photo credit: BRIGITTE DUSSEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Watchdog Files Ethics Complaint Over Congressman Schock’s Travel Spending

A government watchdog group on Wednesday asked congressional investigators to examine whether Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock violated House ethics rules by using taxpayer and campaign funds for private air travel.


Drew Peterson

New Lawyer Files Motion For New Trial For Drew Peterson

A Naperville lawyer has filed a motion for a new trial for Drew Peterson.


Rod Blagojevich

Attorneys Think Blagojevich’s Sentence Will Be Reversed On Appeal

Attorneys in the first trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich still keep in touch with him, and think his sentence will be reversed on appeal if the case ever gets there.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2012

Scales Of Justice

Pardoned Convict’s Attorneys Want Legal Fees From City Lawyers

The case of an elderly man who claims Chicago Police forced him to confess to a rape more than 60 years ago is not settled yet.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012


Illinois Attorneys Surveyed About Judicial Candidates

Those running for judge may not have campaign ads or mass mailers to help voters learn about their qualifications, but they do have a recently released survey.

WBBM Newsradio–02/27/2012

John Wayne Gacy

Attorneys Believe Gacy Had Accomplices

Two Chicago lawyers have taken a fresh look at the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of three of serial killer John Wayne Gacy’s victims, and have concluded that he had at least one accomplice.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2012


Kane County Courthouse Expands Security Screenings To Cops, Attorneys

The Kane County Courthouse is increasing security, which may surprise regulars not used to being screened.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

Blagojevich Attorneys: Lift Seal On Evidence

A new early-morning motion was filed today by attorneys for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, asking to have a court-ordered seal on all evidence lifted.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Attorneys Granted More Time For Trial

A judge on Friday granted a request to delay former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s retrial until April 20.

CBS Chicago–10/22/2010