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
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Maurice Possley worked as an investigative reporter for nearly 25 years for the Chicago Tribune. As a federal courts reporter and then as a deputy metropolitan editor, he unearthed great misconduct and wrongful convictions.
Edwin Edwards, the wisecracking and very corrupt former Louisiana governor, was released from prison for a halfway house.Edwards, age 83, was famous not only for epic corruption but for his ability to entertain. Check out this video in which Edwards "reviews" movies in 1988.