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.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker says his NFC Championship Game bet with Illinois Governor Pat Quinn involves team colors and some volunteer time.Walker says the losing governor of the bet on Sunday's Green Bay Packers-Chicago Bears game will volunteer in a food pantry in the winner's state wearing a
Democrat Pat Quinn has been sworn in to a full term as governor of Illinois, two years after he got the job when his predecessor was kicked out of office.Quinn was sworn in Monday in Springfield amid an immense budget crisis.He was lieutenant governor until January 2009.