Trent Lee

Man Gets 37 Years For Stabbing Girlfriend To Death

Trent Lee stabbed his girlfriend nine times with two knives.


Rod Blagojevich

Miller: Blagojevich Has A Shot At Appealing Sentence

CBS 2 Legal Analyst Irv Miller says Rod Blagojevich likely stands a chance at appealing his lengthy 14-year sentence.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Richard Bolling, 42, a Chicago police officer, was convicted of reckless homicide and drunk driving in a 2009 crash that killed a 13-year-old boy riding a bicycle. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Former Cop Gets 3 Years In Deadly DUI Crash

A former Chicago Police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison for driving drunk, hitting and killing a 13-year-old boy, and speeding off.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012


Man Going To Prison For 7 Years For Burglary, Child Porn

A New Lenox man is going to prison for the next seven years after admitting to two separate unrelated crimes – burglarizing a house and collecting child pornography.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2012

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich’s Lawyers File Notice Of Appeal

Rod Blagojevich’s defense attorneys have officially taken the first step toward an appeal of the former governor’s conviction on 18 corruption counts.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2011

Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich To Pick Preferred Prison For 14-Year Sentence

Deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Friday will have to tell the court where he wants to spend his 14 years behind bars.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Thinking Of Family After Blagojevich Sentencing, Calls Ald. Mell

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday that he is thinking about Rod Blagojevich’s family–and lessons for other politicians–in the wake of the ex-governor’s 14-year jail sentence for corruption.


Betty Loren-Maltese (left); James Laski; Scott Fawell (CBS)

Loren-Maltese, Laski, Fawell Advise Blago: Check Your Ego At The Prison Gate

Some well-known figures who were imprisoned for political corruption have sobering advice for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he prepares to spend 14 years behind federal bars.


Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Experts: Stiff Sentence For Blago May Not Deter Corruption

Observers say the stiff sentence given to disgraced ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Wednesday was warranted, but some doubted whether it will deter corrupt office-holders.


Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Blagojevich Family Worthy Of Our Sadness

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson feels terrible for members of Rod Blagojevich’s family as they await the details of what is expected to be a long prison term for the former governor.


Rod Blagojevich

Feds Want 15-20 Year Sentence For Blago; Defense Seeks Much Less

Federal prosecutors intend to ask a federal judge to sentence former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to a 15- to 20-year prison term. But defense attorneys are seeking a much lighter sentence, arguing Blagojevich never profited from the crimes on which he was convicted and caused no public harm.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2011

Photo Of Man Behind Jail Bars (Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Convicted Killer Wants New Trial, Says His Sentence Was Too Soft

A convicted murderer who argued his sentence was too light has won his fight for a new trial.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Narcisco Gatica (Chicago Police Dept.)

Gang Member Sentenced To 90 Years In DePaul Student’s Death

Narcisco Gatica gunned down Francisco Valencia, 21, and injured Valencia’s friend after he and others were asked to leave a Halloween party two years ago.


Milton Wardlaw (Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Man Who Killed Teen Girl On CTA Bus Sentenced To 70 Years

A South Side man sentenced to 70 years in prison for killing a teenage girl on a CTA bus apologized in court Thursday, claiming the death was “an accident.”


Brian Annoreno

Man Gets 40 Years In Shocking Child Porn Case

A former Bartlett man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison, convicted in a child pornography ring that included the sexual abuse of a baby for a live audience.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

George Pabey

Former East Chicago Mayor Headed Off To Prison

Former East Chicago, Ind., Mayor George Pabey is going off to prison next month.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011


Man Gets 10 Years For 22,000 Child Porn Images

A former Villa Park man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, after police found thousands of child pornography images in his home.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011