Mastermind Of CPS Contract-Rigging Scandal Pleads GuiltyGary Solomon pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of honest services wire fraud in the courtroom of U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang.
Media Mogul Conrad Black Released From PrisonMedia mogul Conrad Black has been released from prison, having completed about three of his 6 1/2–year sentence for defrauding investors.
Media Mogul Conrad Black Going Back To PrisonLord Conrad Black appeared a Chicago federal courtroom Friday morning, for re-sentencing on his 2007 criminal convictions.
Prosecutors Move To Drop Some Charges vs. BlagojevichFederal prosecutors are moving for the dismissal of several charges against deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Blagojevich Asks Judge To Dismiss 11 ChargesFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich has filed a new motion seeking to toss out several corruption charges against him, based on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting the use of a federal anti-fraud law.
New Sentencing Date Set For Tony RezkoA federal judge set a new sentencing date in October for convicted political fixer Antoin "Tony" Rezko, a former fundraiser for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
No New Trial For Black, Resentencing Set For JuneFederal prosecutors said Thursday that they would not seek to retry former media mogul and Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black, after two fraud convictions were tossed out last year by an appellate court.
Judge Provides Conrad Black With New IDA federal judge has provided a unique form of ID to convicted media mogul and former Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black while he's out of prison on bail.
Tony Rezko Seeks New TrialAntoin “Tony” Rezko, the notorious former fundraiser for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, is seeking a new trial based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Attorneys Ask For George Ryan's Release Pending AppealA federal judge says she'll rule soon on a motion by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. George Ryan to throw out some of his corruption convictions based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision curtailing the use of an anti-fraud law.
Could Former Governor Ryan Go Free?Attorneys for former Gov. George Ryan are in court this morning, trying to win his early release from prison.
Court Reverses 2 Conrad Black Convictions, Upholds 2 OthersA federal appeals court on Friday reversed two of former media mogul Conrad Black's 2007 fraud convictions -- raising at least the possibility he won't return to prison.