Former Illinois First Lady Lura Lynn Ryan died late Monday after a long and public battle with lung cancer. Her husband, ex-Governor George Ryan, was at her side. Ryan is currently serving a six-and-a-half year sentence for racketeering, tax fraud, conspiracy and making false statements to the FBI.
Former Illinois Governor George Ryan's plea for freedom to spend time with his terminally ill wife has been denied. Ryan had been secretly allowed to visit his wife last Wednesday in a Kankakee hospital.In a one-page ruling Monday, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an emergency mo
Top story: So much for public dialogue and due process. The goverment sent out a statement today saying Gov. George Ryan was released from prison on Wednesday night to visit his ailing wife in the hospital. There ya have it.
Attorneys for former Illinois Gov. George Ryan are trying once again to get him out of federal prison. They say Ryan wants to be with his dying wife, Lura Lynn Ryan, who is in intensive care at a Kankakee hospital Thursday morning.Ryan's attorney, former Gov.