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