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James Thompson

George Ryan

Former Gov. Ryan Seeks Appeal To U.S. Supreme Court

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 Chicago–03/15/2012

James R. Thompson, 63, of Aurora   (Kane County State's Attorney)

Aurora Man Pleads Guilty To Molesting Four Children

A west suburban man charged with molesting four children 13 and younger was sentenced to more than eight years in prison after pleading guilty to the attacks on Friday.

10/03/2011

Former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson (CBS)

Former Governor Thompson Backs Emanuel On Ballot

A former Republican Illinois governor and two former attorneys general are weighing in on the Rahm Emanuel residency case.

WBBM Newsradio–01/27/2011