The prosecution has begun an aggressive cross-examination of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich at the ousted Illinois governor's corruption retrial.Prosecutor Reid Schar asked Blagojevich if he was a convicted liar.
The first big gambling house in Chicago since the late 19th century may be the first big initiative of the Emanuel administration. But the big question remains: Will a Chicago casino have a kick-ass pool?The IL House approved a huge expansion of gaming and casinos in Illinois.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich could take the stand Thursday in his own defense. But his attorneys would not be allowed to play many of the secretly taped phone calls they'd hoped to.Blagojevich's spokesman told The Associated Press that the former governor was planning to testify.
There was some pomp but little substance as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel presided over his first city council meeting Wednesday.Around 10 a.m., Rahm Emanuel took his place at the podium and called the meeting to order. Unlike Mayor Richard M.