Prosecutors are expected to resume their closing argument on Thursday in the corruption retrial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. On Wednesday, Prosecutor Carrie Hamilton got about an hour and a half into her close.
The defense has begun making its final arguments at the corruption retrial of ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.Defense attorney Aaron Goldstein started his closing Thursday. He says Blagojevich never made one shakedown or demand.Prosecutors wrapped up their closing arguments earlier in the day.
Three Chicago-area hospitals say a state board should wait to approve any new hospitals until Illinois establishes a Center for Comprehensive Health Planning called for in legislation.An attorney sent a letter Tuesday on behalf of Sherman Hospital, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and St.
A federal prosecutor has told jurors as closings begin at the retrial of Rod Blagojevich that the ousted Illinois governor lied to their faces for seven days on the witness stand.Carrie Hamilton occasionally hit her fist on a lectern as she spoke.She echoed Blagojevich's own words on the first day h
Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has finished testifying at his corruption retrial.Blagojevich concluded Tuesday after seven days on the stand.He told jurors he never tried to shake down executives for contributions.
Rod Blagojevich says Rahm Emanuel raised the issue of having then-Gov. Blagojevich appoint a successor to Emanuel's congressional seat in 2008 when Emanuel became White House chief of staff. Blagojevich says his staff told him the move would be unconstitutional.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is scheduled to be back on the stand Wednesday. He's spent about 11 hours over three days testifying and he started addressing the so called senate seat allegations at the end of the day Tuesday. Those allegations include evidence that's arguably