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Conrad Black

Media Mogul Conrad Black Released From Prison

Media mogul Conrad Black has been released from prison, having completed about three of his 6 1/2–year sentence for defrauding investors.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

Conrad Black

Media Mogul Conrad Black Going Back To Prison

Lord Conrad Black appeared a Chicago federal courtroom Friday morning, for re-sentencing on his 2007 criminal convictions.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

Prosecutors Move To Drop Some Charges vs. Blagojevich

Federal prosecutors are moving for the dismissal of several charges against deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Asks Judge To Dismiss 11 Charges

Former 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.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

Antoin 'Tony' Rezko

New Sentencing Date Set For Tony Rezko

A federal judge set a new sentencing date in October for convicted political fixer Antoin “Tony” Rezko, a former fundraiser for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

01/28/2011

Conrad Black

No New Trial For Black, Resentencing Set For June

Federal 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.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2011

Conrad Black

Judge Provides Conrad Black With New ID

A 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.

01/13/2011

Antoin 'Tony' Rezko

Tony Rezko Seeks New Trial

Antoin “Tony” Rezko, the notorious former fundraiser for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, is seeking a new trial based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2010

Former Illinois Governor George Ryan speaks to the news media at the federal courthouse following a verdict of guilty on all counts in his corruption trial April 17, 2006  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Attorneys Ask For George Ryan’s Release Pending Appeal

A 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.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

George Ryan

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.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2010

Conrad Black

Court Reverses 2 Conrad Black Convictions, Upholds 2 Others

A 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.

10/29/2010