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.
It’s official. Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will serve his 14-year prison sentence at the Colorado facility he had requested.
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.
The alleged ringleader of the grave reselling scandal at Burr Oak Cemetery reported to prison on Monday to begin serving a 12-year sentence.
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.
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.
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.