Rod Blagojevich

For Sale: Blagojevich Home; Judge Sets $450,000 Bond

A judge set bond at $450,000 for convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was warned he could lose his home if he violates the agreement.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

Rod Blagojevich speaks after his conviction. (CBS)

Blagojevich Defense Appears To Be Working Toward Appeal

Rod Blagojevich’s defense team appears to have taken its first steps toward filing an appeal of his conviction on 17 corruption counts last month.

CBS Chicago–07/05/2011

Blagojevich Juror John McPartland

Lone Male Blago Juror: Women Were ‘Like My Secretaries’

The only man who sat on the jury that convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of 17 corruption charges said Tuesday that the 11 women on the panel were “almost like my secretaries” because of how much better they were at taking notes than he was.

CBS 2–06/28/2011

Robert Blagojevich

Blagojevich’s Brother Calls Conviction A ‘Family Tragedy’

Rod Blagojevich’s brother, Robert, called Monday’s verdict a “family tragedy on many levels.”

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

Rod Blagojevich outside his home on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 (CBS)

Once-Proud Blagojevich Faces Life As A Convict

Deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich was solemn and philosophical Monday morning, as he faced the reality of a serious prison term looming after being found guilty of 17 charges.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

Rod Blagojevich (CBS)

VIDEO: Blagojevich Stunned By Conviction, Jury Speaks Out

A jury convicted Rod Blagojevich of 17 corruption counts on Monday, a decision that left the former governor stunned.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Larry Barlow

Man To Be Sentenced In Murder Of South Side KFC Manager

A homeless man is now awaiting sentencing for the 2006 murder of a South Side KFC, who police say was shot for no reason following a robbery.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Rodney L. McGowan was convicted of raping a 74-year-old Elgin woman. (Kane Co. State's Attorney)

Chicago Man Convicted Of Raping 74-Year-Old Elgin Woman

Rodney L. McGowan faces between 60 and 120 years in prison when he is sentenced in August


George Homer Ryan Jr.

Ryan’s Family Calls Ruling A ‘Cold, Heartless Decision’

The family of former governor George Ryan says they’re stunned by what they call a “cold, heartless decision.” CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.

CBS 2–12/21/2010