Court Swiftly Rejects Blagojevich's Latest Appeal Of 14-Year SentenceIn an unusually swift decision, three judges with the 7th Circuit turned down the governor's appeal three days after hearing arguments.
Blagojevich's Lawyers Back In Court To Seek Lesser SentenceAttorneys for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich were back in court Tuesday, trying again to get his 14-year prison sentence reduced.
Blagojevich Daughter Slams Obama For Not Commuting Her Dad's SentenceRod Blagojevich is serving a 14-year sentence on corruption convictions, including the charge he tried to sell Obama's U.S. Senate seat.
Obama Grants Clemency To Chicago Activist Oscar Lopez RiveraOscar Lopez Rivera was charged with taking part in the work of a Puerto Rican nationalist group that took credit for multiple bombings in the 1970s and 1980s.
Time Nearly Up For Blagojevich To Get Clemency From ObamaPresident-Elect Donald Trump may be another option for the imprisoned former Illinois governor. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
One Man's Mission: Get Obama To Set Blagojevich FreeWith President Barack Obama’s final days in office winding down, one man has been on a mission to see to it former Gov. Rod Blagojevich gets his 14-year prison sentence commuted.
Blagojevich Supporters Plan Vigil To Ask For Commutation From ObamaAs President Barack Obama delivers his farewell address in Chicago next week, supporters of imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich plan to hold a vigil asking the president to commute Blagojevich’s 14-year corruption sentence.
Blagojevich Asks President Obama For CommutationImprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is asking the president to commute his corruption sentence.
Blagojevich Files New Appeal Of 14-Year Prison SentenceBlagojevich’s legal team faces a particularly steep battle, given that the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has already found that “it is not possible to call 168 months unlawfully high for Blagojevich’s crimes.”
Rauner Eliminates Clemency Backlog; Some Cases Dated To 2003The clemency requests piled up under now-imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who acted on fewer than 100 cases in about six years, according to Prisoner Review Board reports.
Rod Blagojevich Plans To Appeal 14-Year Prison SentenceRod Blagojevich's lawyer has notified a federal court that the imprisoned former Illinois governor plans to appeal his 14-year sentence for corruption imposed at a resentencing earlier this month.
Blagojevich Supporter Starts Petition Asking Obama To Grant ClemencyAn Elmwood Park man has started a petition drive asking President Barack Obama to grant clemency to Rod Blagojevich, after a federal judge declined reduce the disgraced former governor’s 14-year prison sentence.