Marni Yang, Rhoni Reuter

Jury Awards $40M To Reuter Family In Suit Against Marni Yang

A Cook County jury awarded $40 million to the family of Rhoni Reuter on Wednesday, in a lawsuit they filed against the woman convicted of killing Reuter and her unborn child in 2007.

CBS 2–07/27/2011

Maya Moody

Juror Relieved That Blagojevich Trial Is Over

Some of the jurors in the Blagojevich trial have been expressing relief, with the opportunity finally to put their lives back together after three weeks of deliberation.

CBS 2–06/29/2011

Blagojevich Juror John McPartland

Lone Male Blago Juror: Women Were ‘Like My Secretaries’

The only man who sat on the jury that convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of 17 corruption charges said Tuesday that the 11 women on the panel were “almost like my secretaries” because of how much better they were at taking notes than he was.

CBS 2–06/28/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich Jury Wraps Second Day Of Deliberations

Jurors in the Rod Blagojevich corruption retrial have wrapped up their second day of deliberations, meeting without a word on their progress on Monday.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Closing Arguments Completed In Blagojevich Trial

Rod Blagojevich’s defense attorney delivered a passionate closing argument on Thursday, saying prosecutors had proven nothing criminal and that the government wanted the jury to be nothing more than a “rubber stamp” for their case against the former governor.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2011

Standing with his attorney Sheldon Sorosky, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich (R) speaks to the press outside his home April 13, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Blagojevich used the press conference to again proclaim his innocence ahead of his retrial which is scheduled to begin April 20. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Trial Continues With One Less Juror

Rod Blagojevich was back on the stand on Friday in what turned-into a family affair as his oldest daughter Amy attended the trial, but that wasn’t the only change in the courtroom. One of the 18 jury members was no longer in court.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

Rod Blagojevich

‘Bleeping’ Ringtone Blagojevich Juror Is On Jury, So Far

The man who said he downloaded “bleepin” Blagojevich ringtones to his phone has made the first cut onto Rod Blagojevich’s jury.


Jury Box

Judge Authorizes Background Checks For Jurors

A federal judge has given city lawyers the go-ahead to do background checks on potential jurors in an upcoming misconduct case against Chicago Police.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2011

Barry Bonds

Bonds’ Perjury Trial Gets Under Way

It took three years to go from indictment to a trial, but on Monday, Barry Bonds’ perjury trial started with 40 jurors quickly getting dismissed from a prospective jury pool of slightly more than 100 people.


(AP Photo/Deerfield Police Department, File)

Jurors Find Marni Yang Guilty Of Murder

A Lake County jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial of Marni Yang, who is charged with the murder of former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle’s pregnant girlfriend. The verdict will be read in court Tuesday evening.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2011

Rod Blagojevich (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Blago Jurors To Remain Anonymous Until Day After Verdict

The federal judge presiding over the corruption trial of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich said he won’t release the names of the jurors until the day after the verdict in Blagojevich’s second trial.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2011

Photo Of Michael Sarno. (AP Photo)

Jury Gets Mob Case

Jurors began deliberating in the six-week trial of Michael “The Large Guy” Sarno and four co-defendants.