Rod Blagojevich

Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. (Photo Credit: Frank Polich / Getty Images)

Wife Says Blagojevich Teaching History In Colorado Prison

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is spending his time in federal prison teaching Civil War history and learning to play the guitar, while his attorneys work on an appeal, his wife said on Friday, the one-year anniversary of the beginning of his 14-year term for corruption.

03/15/2013

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.

07/12/2012

Eric Rivera and Victor Beltran Rodriguez (credit: Englewood Federal Correctional Facility)

Reward Offered To Find Inmates Who Escaped From Englewood Correctional Facility

Authorities at the Englewood Federal Correctional Facility are offering a $2,000 reward to find two inmates who escaped Friday.

04/17/2012

The Englewood Federal Correctional Facility (credit: CBS)

MIT Researcher Facing Sex Charges Dies In Colorado Prison

An MIT researcher facing federal charges of traveling to Colorado to have sex with children has died in prison of an apparent suicide.

04/16/2012

The Englewood Federal Correctional Facility (credit: CBS)

2 Inmates Escape From Englewood Federal Correctional Facility

There’s still no sign Sunday morning of two inmates who escaped from a federal prison in Jefferson County.

04/15/2012

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

The Blago Circus Comes to Denver

Just when you thought the wacky and wild story of Rod Blagojevich couldn’t get any weirder, the man raises the bar of his own potential lunacy.

03/15/2012

Rod Blagojivech eating luch at Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers in Littleton (credit: CBS)

Ex-Illinois Gov. Blagojevich Enters At Colorado Prison

Convicted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich entered a federal prison in Colorado on Thursday to begin a 14-year sentence for corruption.

03/15/2012

Disgraced former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich before giving a news conference outside his home March 14, 2012 in Chicago. (Photo Credit: Frank Polich / Getty Images)

Ex-Ill. Gov. Blagojevich On Way To Colo. Prison

Convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich stepped off a plane in Colorado on Thursday and headed to a federal prison to begin a 14-year sentence for corruption, the latest chapter in the downfall of a charismatic politician that seemed more like a bizarre reality TV show than a legal battle.

03/15/2012

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. (Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Blagojevich Gets Ready To Report To Colorado Prison

Rod Blagojevich is due to report to a prison in Colorado on Thursday to begin serving a 14-year sentence.

03/14/2012

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