Federal authorities have charged a home health care business operator with bilking Medicare out of at least $20 million.
Jurors in Rod Blagojevich’s retrial have gone home for the weekend after asking the judge to clarify an instruction regarding 10 of the 20 counts against the former governor.
A man from northwest suburban Fox Lake has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison for concucting a Ponzi scheme that cheated more than two dozen people of $3.3 million.
A federal judge dropped two racketeering charges and a wire fraud count against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday, a day after prosecutors sought to have the charges dropped.