George Ryan’s lawyer said Tuesday that the former governor did nothing wrong when he went out to dinner with family and a few friends on Sunday, despite being on home confinement through early July.
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.
Lura Lynn Ryan, the wife of imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan was buried on Tuesday at a private service and Ryan’s lawyer said the former governor was not there.
Some of the most notable — and even some of the most obscure — retired state officials are drawing massive pensions as the Illinois budget is bleeding red ink, a Better Government Association report reveals. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.
Twenty years ago today President George W. Bush was basking in high approval ratings following the first Gulf War, Cheers was the popular TV show in the land, and a new era started for the Chicago White Sox.
A judge has ruled that former Gov. George Ryan will stay in prison, denying a request by his attorneys that he be allowed to go home to be with his ailing wife.
Whoever wins the governor’s race, it probably won’t go down as the closest in Illinois history.
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