A federal appeals court Tuesday overturned some of the most sensational convictions that sent former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich off to a lengthy stint in prison, ruling prosecutors did not prove the Democrat broke the law as he appeared to try to auction off an appointment to President Barack Obama’s old Senate seat.
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.
It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.
Authorities at the Englewood Federal Correctional Facility are offering a $2,000 reward to find two inmates who escaped Friday.
An MIT researcher facing federal charges of traveling to Colorado to have sex with children has died in prison of an apparent suicide.
There’s still no sign Sunday morning of two inmates who escaped from a federal prison in Jefferson County.
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.
Convicted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich entered a federal prison in Colorado on Thursday to begin a 14-year sentence for corruption.
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.