Convicted former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is asking a federal judge for a new trial.Blagojevich's lawyers filed a 158-page motion with 10 different categories detailing why they think the former governor didn't get a fair trial.
Federal prosecutors say Rod Blagojevich hasn't fully met the conditions of his bond since being convicted on 17 corruption charges. In a court filing, prosecutors say they want Blagojevich himself to attend the run-of-the-mill hearing Friday. Usually, defendants don't have to appear in person.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says Rod Blagojevich’s conviction on federal corruption charges Monday shows a need for more state government reform.Quinn says Illinois has taken strides to lift ethics standards since Blagojevich’s 2008 arrest.
Today isn’t likely to be a pleasant one for George Pabey.But heading to prison never is.The disgraced former mayor of East Chicago, Ind., is scheduled to check in at the Oxford Correctional Facility, about 60 miles north of Madison, Wisconsin.
The corruption trial of McHenry County's top prosecutor is scheduled to start Monday.Louis Bianchi is accused of using McHenry County resources and personnel to further his political career and then trying to cover up evidence.Bianchi's secretary is on trial with him, accused of perjury and obstruct