Quinn has appointed 40-year law enforcement veteran Michael McCotter to the job.
Illinois’ neighbors to the north and east went in different directions in the presidential race.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he has a lesson plan for his next job as the president of Purdue University.
Attorneys in the first trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich still keep in touch with him, and think his sentence will be reversed on appeal if the case ever gets there.
The saga of Rod Blagojevich involved no shortage of the bizarre and the tawdry, but a book about the deposed and imprisoned governor set for release next month may top it all yet again.
Political analyst Stephen Caliendo says controversial Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s victory in the recall election Tuesday does not mean doom for President Barack Obama’s reelection hopes – although it does reflect an ongoing change in how organized labor is perceived.
Former Gov. George Ryan has served most of his 6 1/2 year prison sentence and is set to be released next year, but he will have a chance to appeal for a new trial again before that.
Sunday marked one month behind bars for Rod Blagojevich, and his attorney, Aaron Goldstein, says the deposed governor is fully entrenched behind bars.
The man who almost kept Rod Blagojevich out of the governor’s mansion a decade ago now says it’s sad to see what the now-imprisoned governor did to the state.
The day after deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich began his 14-year prison sentence, his former chief of staff, John Harris, is learning his fate.
Deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich is adjusting to a new lifestyle in prison, but he apparently hasn’t lost his taste for political grandstanding.
More than three years after being arrested by federal agents while still serving his governor, Rod Blagojevich has reported to the FCI Englewood Correctional Center in Colorado for a 14-year prison sentence.
While one ex-governor heads off to federal prison, another is still there, pinning his hopes for an early release on a long-shot before the U.S. Supreme Court.
CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller says Rod Blagojevich likely stands a chance at appealing his lengthy 14-year sentence.
At 1 p.m. Chicago time Thursday, Rod Blagojevich will report to the FCI Englewood federal prison in Englewood, Colo., to begin serving his 14-year sentence.
We now know how Rod Blagojevich will be known when he begins his 14 year prison sentence next week.
Patti Blagojevich is again proclaiming her husband’s innocence, as he prepares to head to prison.
So the big “B” boys in the White House, Bill Daley and President Barack Obama, are getting divorced, because – they say – Daley wants to be in Chicago with his family. Or, could it be that Daley wants to be in Chicago to get set to run for governor?
The new year is likely to be anything but a happy one for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, but the former governor has a message for his supporters.
A federal judge angrily scolded a bid by attorneys for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to get a new trial, calling their motion alleging potential misconduct by the jury forewoman “hare-brained.”