Reid Schar

Reid Schar, the federal prosecutor who led the corruption case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, is leaving the U.S. Attorney's office to join Jenner & Block, a prominent Chicago law firm. (Credit: CBS)

Lead Blagojevich Prosecutor Joining Chicago Law Firm

The federal prosecutor who led the team that convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is leaving the U.S. Attorney’s office to join a prominent Chicago law firm.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Rod Blagojevich

Prosecutors, Blagojevich Spar Over Meaning Of His Words

During a full day of cross-examination at Rod Blagojevich’s corruption retrial, federal prosecutors repeatedly tried to use the former governor’s own words to discredit him and paint him as dishonest.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Big Changes In Store For Blagojevich Retrial

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s second trial on federal corruption charges begins on Wednesday, but it won’t be a simple repeat of the first trial.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich speaks about his corruption retrial at his home on April 16, 2011 in Chicago. Blagojevich who was convicted of one count of lying to the FBI in his original trial, faces 20 federal counts at his second trial, including allegations that he tried to sell or trade President Barack Obama's former Senate seat. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Judge Cautions Blagojevich About Media Interviews

Federal prosecutors accused Rod Blagojevich of “out-and-out fabrications” in recent media interviews, prompting the judge to advise the former governor “to restrain himself.”

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011