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.


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