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U.S. District Judge Amy St. Eve

Karolina Obrycka discusses a jury's verdict awarding her $850,000 in damages for injuries she suffered when off-duty Chicago police officer Anthony Abbate beat her in 2007. Abbate was also convicted at an earlier criminal trial and was fired from the police department. (Credit: CBS)

Judge Delays Ruling On Request To Vacate ‘Code Of Silence’ Verdict

A judge is delaying a ruling on whether to set aside a federal jury’s verdict that a “code of silence” protected ex-cop Anthony Abbate during an investigation into his beating of bartender Karolina Obrycka in 2007.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2012

Stuart Levine, flanked by his attorneys, leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse (CBS File Photo)

Blagojevich Insider Stuart Levine Sentenced To 51/2 Years In Prison

A political insider who became one of the government’s key witnesses in the corruption investigation of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s administration was sentenced Thursday to 5 1/2 years in prison.

07/19/2012

Antoin 'Tony' Rezko

Rezko Sentencing Delayed Again

Sentencing has been delayed again for convicted political fixer Antoin “Tony” Rezko, a former fundraiser for ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011

Conrad Black

Judge Provides Conrad Black With New ID

A federal judge has provided a unique form of ID to convicted media mogul and former Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black while he’s out of prison on bail.

01/13/2011

Antoin 'Tony' Rezko

Rezko’s Sentencing Delayed Until Fall

The sentencing hearing for convicted political fixer Antoin “Tony” Rezko has been delayed until fall in case he testifies against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich this spring.

01/06/2011