Rod Blagojevich

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.
Full Appeals Court Won't Take Up Blagojevich CaseThe full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's request to rehear the appeal of his corruption convictions.
Blagojevich Asks Full Court To Hear Appeal Of Corruption CaseFormer Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked a full federal appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after three judges recently overturned five of his 18 corruption convictions.
Appeals Court Tosses Some Blagojevich Convictions, Vacates Prison SentenceA federal appeals court has thrown out some of the convictions against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, and tossed out his 14-year prison sentence.
Blagojevich, Hastert Prosecutor Leaving To Become Cook County JudgeA federal prosecutor who played a central role in former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's trial and who is on the team prosecuting Dennis Hastert is leaving to become an Illinois judge.
Hastert Case Not First Media Frenzy At Dirksen Federal BuildingCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at some of the sad and surreal moments.
Robert Blagojevich 'Was Angry' At Rod During Trial, But Blames Feds For 'Very Stressful' OrdealRobert Blagojevich said he has written to his brother in prison, and even tried to visit the former governor as he serves his 14-year sentence in Colorado, but Rod Blagojevich has refused to see his older brother, or respond to written letters. Though the two remain estranged, Robert said he hopes to reconnect with his brother.
Community Asks: Why Hasn't Historic South Side Church Been Rebuilt?Pilgrim Baptist Church was destroyed by a fire nine years ago and has never been rebuilt, despite promises and financial pledges. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Rare For Illinois: No Federal Scandal As Governor Leaves OfficeFor the first time in this millennium, a governor in Illinois has left office not under a cloud of a federal corruption investigation.
Robert Blagojevich: Feds Used Me As 'Pawn' To Get RodThe brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his sibling on charges that he attempted to sell President Obama's old Senate seat. Robert Blagojevich's publisher gave The Associated Press an advance copy of the book, set for an April release.
Six Years After Husband's Arrest, Patti Blagojevich 'Feeling Frustrated' On the sixth anniversary of ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich's arrest, former Illinois First Lady Patti Blagojevich told her Facebook friends that she is feeling frustrated over her husband's conviction and subsequent incarceration.
Defense Attorneys Want To Air Reputed Kickback Claims About Ex-Sen. BurrisAn Illinois Democrat appointed by disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a U.S. Senate in 2008 has become an issue in the lead-up to a federal trial in Chicago, with defense attorneys claiming Roland Burris was once accused of seeking to extort a business.