A federal judge in Chicago has delayed the sentencing for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. The ex-governor was scheduled to be sentenced next week, but in a notice posted today, Judge James Zagel delayed the sentencing to a date to be named later.Zagel offered no explanation of the dec
A federal judge has delayed the sentencing date for ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.A notice posted electronically Monday at the U.S. District Court in Chicago says simply that Blagojevich's Oct. 6 sentencing date has been "stricken until further order by the court."
The Indiana Supreme Court is upholding a ruling that Hoosiers cannot resist police officers who enter their homes without warrants.The original case goes back to 2007, when a Southern Indiana woman called officers about a domestic dispute.
The violent drug wars that have consumed Mexico could seem like a problem far away; but the drug cartels were closer to Chicago than many realized. In Chicago’s Metropolitan Correctional Center in the Loop, the son of one of Mexico’s most notorious drug lords awaits trial.
MIAMI -- A federal appeals court has thrown out the 17-year prison sentence imposed on convicted terrorism plotter Jose Padilla.A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that the sentence imposed by a Miami federal judge was too lenient.
The political field in Ukraine just got less crowded, with the country’s main opposition leader, Yulia Tymoshenko, recently jailed for corruption. However, the case again Tymoshenkso seems to be weakening.