Edward Vrdolyak

Stuart Levine, flanked by his attorneys, leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse (CBS File Photo)

New Play Tells Sordid Tale Of Convicted Politial Insider Stuart Levine

The rise and fall of one of a key Illinois political insider and power broker now behind bars on corruption charges is the basis for a new theater production in Chicago this fall.

WBBM Newsradio–09/03/2013

Ed Vrdolyak

Vrdolyak Released From Home Confinement Early

Former alderman and political powerbroker Edward Vrdolyak is completely free, after being released from home imprisonment three months ahead of time.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2012

Ed Vrdolyak

Vrdolyak Released From Prison

Former Chicago alderman and political powerbroker Edward Vrdolyak will be released from prison Thursday.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

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Ed Vrdolyak Reports To Prison

Former Ald. Edward “Fast Eddie” Vrdolyak has reported to federal prison to serve his sentence for mail fraud.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2011

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UPDATED: 10 Months In Prison For Vrdolyak

The former Chicago alderman and longtime political power-broker known as “Fast Eddie” was sentenced to 10 months in prison Friday for a $1.5 million real estate kickback scheme.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2010

Ed Vrdolyak

Vrdolyak Goes Fancy For Community Service Sentence

Former Ald. Ed Vrdolyak reportedly spent many hours of his community service sentence organizing a fancy fundraiser.