A court document is providing new insight into former Illinois Governor George Ryan's decision to clear death row in the last days of his administration. His reflections are contained in a deposition he gave to an attorney for the City of Chicago involved in a wrongful conviction lawsuit.
Federal Court Judge James Zagel is trying to bring some order to the media circus that will no doubt follow the verdict in the retrial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. After his first trial reporters flooded jurors with calls to find out why they were deadlocked on 23 of the 24 cou
Gov. Pat Quinn delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday. As he gave a brief run-through of his new budget Quinn tried to paint an optimistic future for the Prairie State. That’s no easy task.