A former North Chicago school board member and the district’s former transportation director are under federal indictment today.
Walter Jacobson says there’s a message we should be taking away from the Blagojevich trial, about the far-reaching power of the U.S. Attorney.
Federal prosecutors have charged four more defendants in the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, as a Chicago man prepares to go to trial in the case.
If, as Blagojevich says, the U.S. Attorney has tapes that could save him from conviction and many years in prison, why not let the jury hear them? Walter Jacobson has an idea of the answer.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) says U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald is needed in Chicago, rather than in Washington running the FBI.
U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald may be in for a major promotion.
The U.S. Attorney’s office in Chicago collected about $99 million from criminal and civil debts in 2010.