With Appeals Exhausted, Blagojevich Pins Hopes On Clemency From TrumpFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich has a new plan for shortening his prison sentence.
Veteran Facing Deportation Over Drug Case Seeks Pardon From GovernorActivist pastor Walter Coleman, of Lincoln United Methodist Church, told the panel that deporting Miguel Perez Jr. would be a death sentence
Family Marks 'Momentous Occasion' As Puerto Rican Nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera To Go FreeWith Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera set to be released from prison in May, his family celebrated Sunday night, just days after President Barack Obama commuted his sentence for conspiracy to overthrow the U.S. government.
Blagojevich Supporter Starts Petition Asking Obama To Grant ClemencyAn Elmwood Park man has started a petition drive asking President Barack Obama to grant clemency to Rod Blagojevich, after a federal judge declined reduce the disgraced former governor’s 14-year prison sentence.
Quinn Commutes Sentence Of Man Convicted Of Lying In Murder CaseGov. Pat Quinn commuted the sentence of a man recently imprisoned for lying in a murder case — and also commuted the sentences of a man convicted of killing a 77-year-old woman, a man convicted of shooting police officers and a man convicted of killing a college basketball standout — all in the governor’s final day in office.
Gov. Quinn Grants Clemency To Three AbolitionistsGovernor Quinn has added three more names to his clemency list, men convicted of what were then crimes more than 170 years ago.
Quinn Grants 179 Christmas Eve Clemency Petitions Gov. Pat Quinn has granted 179 clemency requests after going through 604 petitions filed since 2008.
Chicago Man In Prison For Two Decades Hopes For Clemency Request From Gov. QuinnAmong the thousands of people hoping for a Christmas present from Governor Quinn in the form of clemency is a Chicago man who's been in prison for more than two decades, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Nancy Rish To Make New Bid For Clemency In 1987 Murder CaseA woman who has long maintained she took no part in an infamous 1987 kidnapping and murder in Kankakee was set to make another bid to get out of prison on Tuesday.
Quinn Grants 65 Clemency Requests Gov. Pat Quinn is granting 65 clemency petitions and denying 124 while working through a backlog of pardon requests.
Quinn Grants 75 Pardons, Clemency PetitionsA Chicago woman who was paroled 45 years ago is among dozens pardoned or granted clemency by the Gov. Pat Quinn on Tuesday.
Ryan's Attorneys To Appeal To ObamaAttorneys for former Gov. George Ryan are taking their case directly to the White House, after a federal appeals panel refused to let Ryan out of prison to spend time with his dying wife.