Prosecutors Want Blagojevich To Serve Full Original SentenceFederal prosecutors are asking a judge to order former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to serve his entire 14-year prison term when he returns to court for resentencing next month, but his attorneys want about nine years lopped off his sentence.
Supreme Court Rejects Blagojevich Appeal AgainThe U.S. Supreme Court has again denied to hear former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions.
Judge Schedules Rod Blagojevich's Resentencing For June 30U.S. District Judge James Zagel on Wednesday granted a request from federal prosecutors to schedule the resentencing for the 59-year-old Democrat. Prosecutors earlier in the day had declined to retry Blagojevich on five counts tossed by a federal appeals court.
Feds Ask Judge To Set Re-Sentencing Date For BlagojevichFederal prosecutors have asked a judge to set a re-sentencing date for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, after deciding not to retry him on five counts tossed by an appeals court.
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Blagojevich Appeal On Corruption ChargesThe Supreme Court has rejected former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's appeal of his corruption convictions that included his attempt to sell the vacant Senate seat once occupied by President Barack Obama.
In Note To Daughter, Blagojevich Rooting For Cubs From PrisonConvicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich writes to his daughter that missing the Cubs' success is "another ugly irony we have to endure from this failure of justice."
Appeals Court Won't Delay Blagojevich ResentencingA federal appeals court has declined former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s request to delay his resentencing while he prepares to take his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Full Appeals Court Won't Take Up Blagojevich CaseThe full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's request to rehear the appeal of his corruption convictions.
Blagojevich Asks Full Court To Hear Appeal Of Corruption CaseFormer Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked a full federal appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after three judges recently overturned five of his 18 corruption convictions.
Appeals Court Tosses Some Blagojevich Convictions, Vacates Prison SentenceA federal appeals court has thrown out some of the convictions against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, and tossed out his 14-year prison sentence.
Blagojevich, Hastert Prosecutor Leaving To Become Cook County JudgeA federal prosecutor who played a central role in former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's trial and who is on the team prosecuting Dennis Hastert is leaving to become an Illinois judge.
Hastert Case Not First Media Frenzy At Dirksen Federal BuildingCBS 2’s Dana Kozlov takes a look at some of the sad and surreal moments.
Robert Blagojevich 'Was Angry' At Rod During Trial, But Blames Feds For 'Very Stressful' OrdealRobert Blagojevich said he has written to his brother in prison, and even tried to visit the former governor as he serves his 14-year sentence in Colorado, but Rod Blagojevich has refused to see his older brother, or respond to written letters. Though the two remain estranged, Robert said he hopes to reconnect with his brother.
Community Asks: Why Hasn't Historic South Side Church Been Rebuilt?Pilgrim Baptist Church was destroyed by a fire nine years ago and has never been rebuilt, despite promises and financial pledges. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Rare For Illinois: No Federal Scandal As Governor Leaves OfficeFor the first time in this millennium, a governor in Illinois has left office not under a cloud of a federal corruption investigation.