Blagojevich Asks Judge To Dismiss 11 ChargesFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich has filed a new motion seeking to toss out several corruption charges against him, based on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting the use of a federal anti-fraud law.
New Sentencing Date Set For Tony RezkoA federal judge set a new sentencing date in October for convicted political fixer Antoin "Tony" Rezko, a former fundraiser for ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
No New Trial For Black, Resentencing Set For JuneFederal prosecutors said Thursday that they would not seek to retry former media mogul and Chicago Sun-Times owner Conrad Black, after two fraud convictions were tossed out last year by an appellate court.
Judge Provides Conrad Black With New IDA 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.
Tony Rezko Seeks New TrialAntoin “Tony” Rezko, the notorious former fundraiser for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, is seeking a new trial based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Attorneys Ask For George Ryan's Release Pending AppealA federal judge says she'll rule soon on a motion by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. George Ryan to throw out some of his corruption convictions based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision curtailing the use of an anti-fraud law.
Could Former Governor Ryan Go Free?Attorneys for former Gov. George Ryan are in court this morning, trying to win his early release from prison.
Court Reverses 2 Conrad Black Convictions, Upholds 2 OthersA federal appeals court on Friday reversed two of former media mogul Conrad Black's 2007 fraud convictions -- raising at least the possibility he won't return to prison.