William Cellini, a Springfield businessman, was targeted by the feds for extortion conspiracy in a case dating to the Blagojevich administration.
2 Chicago Tribune reporters have a written a blow-by-blow account of ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s downfall. CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson reports.
A federal judge Thursday denied one-time political power broker William Cellini’s latest bid for a new trial.
The former governor and his wife, Patti, and their two daughters traveled to Chicago’s PAWS animal shelter to get a Maltipoo named Louella, which had been rescued from the city pound.
Observers say the stiff sentence given to disgraced ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Wednesday was warranted, but some doubted whether it will deter corrupt office-holders.
The woman who served as jury foreman in ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s corruption retrial says the panel hopefully sends a message with its multiple guilty verdicts against him Monday.
A variety of elected officials, many of them Republicans, began chiming in Monday moments after ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich, a Democrat, was convicted of most corruption charges against him at the close of his federal trial.
The corruption retrial of ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich was passed to a jury Thursday, after federal prosecutor’s and defense attorneys offered their final arguments.
CHICAGO (AP) ― A prosecutor focused on shooting down defense arguments in Rod Blagojevich’s corruption trial during his closing argument Monday, telling jurors that the former Illinois governor need have made no money or gotten […]
Prosecutor Zeros In On Ex-Governor’s Comments That Obama Seat Was ‘F—-’ Golden Rod Blagojevich arrived in court with his wife and two young daughters at his side, as prosecutors began their closing arguments in the […]
CHICAGO (AP) – Federal prosecutors told a judge Wednesday that they had a witness who would testify that he heard a Chicago businessman offer to raise $1 million for Rod Blagojevich if the Illinois governor […]