In Letter, Patti Blagojevich Begs Judge To Reduce Former Governor's Prison SentenceThe wife of ex-Gov. Rob Blagojevich is among those vouching for Rod Blagojevich, who has a re-sentencing hearing on Tuesday.
Prosecutors Want Blagojevich To Serve Full Original SentenceFederal prosecutors are asking a judge to order former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to serve his entire 14-year prison term when he returns to court for resentencing next month, but his attorneys want about nine years lopped off his sentence.
No Resentencing For Convict In Unborn Baby's DeathJudge Mary Margaret Brosnahan said Thursday that David Biro’s “discretionary” life sentence for the intentional homicide of an unborn child was not covered by a 2014 state Supreme Court ruling granting new sentencing hearings to people sentenced to life in prison for murders committed when they were under 18.
Appeals Court Won't Delay Blagojevich ResentencingA federal appeals court has declined former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s request to delay his resentencing while he prepares to take his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
In Prison Since Age 14, Convict Again Sentenced To LifeA Cook County judge said courts got it right the first time when they sentenced a 14-year-old to life in prison for a double murder in 1990, and again sentenced the now-38-year-old convict to life at a re-sentencing mandated by a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Sent To Prison For Life At Age 14, Convict To Learn If Judge Will Reduce His SentenceAttorneys for Adolfo Davis, now 38, have asked a Cook County judge to release him from prison, but prosecutors have said he deserves to spend the rest of his life behind bars for a double murder in 1990, despite his age at the time of the shooting.
Judge Weighs New Sentence For Man Locked Up For Life At 14A Chicago man who has spent 24 years of a life sentence for his role in a double murder was getting another day in court on Monday, for a chance at a reduced sentence.
Man Convicted Of Killing WWII Vet To Be ResentencedThe man convicted of stabbing 83-year-old Roscoe Ebey to death in 2007 will be resentenced, after appellate court judges ruled that a Kane County judge placed too much emphasis on Ebey’s character when considering the man’s sentence
Media Mogul Conrad Black Going Back To PrisonLord Conrad Black appeared a Chicago federal courtroom Friday morning, for re-sentencing on his 2007 criminal convictions.
UPDATED: 10 Months In Prison For VrdolyakThe former Chicago alderman and longtime political power-broker known as “Fast Eddie” was sentenced to 10 months in prison Friday for a $1.5 million real estate kickback scheme.