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Court won't toss Beavers' tax convictions
Jun. 26, 2013
A federal judge in Chicago has refused to toss a former Cook County commissioner Williams Beavers's tax-evasion convictions on grounds his jury had no African-American males.
Ex-alderman Medrano convicted on bribery charge
Jun. 17, 2013
Ambrosio Medrano showed no emotion as the verdict was read Monday.
Ex-alderman's bribery trial closing
Jun. 14, 2013
A former Chicago alderman Ambrosio Medrano's bribery trial is in the homestretch with closing arguments scheduled in U.S. District Court.
Lawyer: Ex-alderman never intended to bribe
Jun. 4, 2013
Ambrosio Medrano and two businessmen are accused of paying bribe money to an undercover agent posing as a sale representative.
Corruption trial begins for ex-alderman
Jun. 3, 2013
Jury selection is set to begin in the corruption trial of a former Chicago alderman Ambrosio Medrano.
Obama visits Chicago for fundraiser
May. 29, 2013
Obama will headline a fundraiser Wednesday for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee at the home of two longtime supporters.
Beavers appeals, says jury selection flawed
May. 7, 2013
Chicago Democrat William Beavers is asking a judge to toss his tax-evasion conviction, arguing that the selection of jurors in the district is fundamentally flawed and resulted in no black men on his jury.
Jurors endure tax talk at Beavers' trial
Mar. 18, 2013
Jurors endured hours of dry testimony Monday morning, as prosecutors led Beavers’ accountant through a line-by-line explanation of four years’ worth of tax returns and earnings documents.
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