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.
The federal judge who will sentence impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich on corruption charges has harsh words for one of the former governor’s latest legal moves.
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is asking to play wiretap recordings that were previously placed under seal when he’s sentenced next month.
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s sentencing hearing has been scheduled for next month.
Sentencing has been delayed again for convicted political fixer Antoin “Tony” Rezko, a former fundraiser for ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s sentencing hearing – originally set for next week – has been delayed indefinitely.
A southwest suburban police officer was sentenced to six years in prison Monday for a December 2009 DUI crash that killed a 29-year-old man on the Stevenson Expressway.
Former Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge has been sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison for lying about the torture of criminal suspects.