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Cat Kicked

Man Gets 90 Days In Jail For Kicking Cat Like Football

A South Side man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for kicking his cat.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (L) addresses the media while wife Patti Blagojevich holds back tears at the Dirksen Federal Building after he was sentenced to 14 years in prison. (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Wants To Report To Prison ‘With Dignity’

The once very public Rod Blagojevich is now seeking privacy for the start of his 14-year prison term at a low-security prison outside Denver.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Report: Blagojevich To Serve Sentence In Colorado

It’s official. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will serve his 14-year prison sentence at the Colorado facility he had requested.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (L) addresses the media while wife Patti Blagojevich holds back tears at the Dirksen Federal Building after he was sentenced to 14 years in prison. (Credit: Frank Polich/Getty Images)

Lawyer Asks Judge To Endorse Blagojevich For Rehab

Rod Blagojevich’s attorneys have asked to have him placed in a drug and alcohol abuse program when he starts his 14-year prison sentence for corruption, though they aren’t saying if the former Illinois governor has a problem or if it’s a legal move.

12/14/2011

Carolyn Towns, 51, the former manager of the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, surrendered to authorities on Oct. 31, 2011, to begin serving a 12 year prison sentence in the cemetery's grave reselling scandal. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Burr Oak Scandal Ringleader Reports To Prison

The alleged ringleader of the grave reselling scandal at Burr Oak Cemetery reported to prison on Monday to begin serving a 12-year sentence.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2011

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield

Senate Panel OKs Bill Targeting Abusive Spouses

Urged on by a Joliet woman who survived two days of captivity and torture at the hands of an abusive husband, an Illinois Senate committee Wednesday unanimously approved a bill that would subject those convicted of domestic torture to stiffer prison sentences.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Gavel

Webio Founder Gets 16 Years In Prison

A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison for participating in a Ponzi scheme that bilked $6.4 million from more than 250 people in connection to Webio, the now-defunct internet sports talk station.

01/14/2011

Randall White (Chicago Police Department)

Fenger Student’s Killer Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To 32 Years

Randal White shot 16-year-old Fred Couch outside a South Side mini-mart in late 2010, believing he had trouble with the teen earlier in the day.

01/06/2011

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