But that was then. The last few weeks have seen a slew of stories damaging to Pritzker emerge—about his racially tinged conversation with since-imprisoned …
A federal judge today upheld Rod Blagojevich's 14-year prison sentence on corruption charges, ignoring pleas for …
(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois who is serving a 14-year prison term. Birth name: Rod Blagojevich (has no middle name, uses the initial R to honor his father) Father: Rade Blagojevich, …
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More than 500 residents from 230 homes were evacuated. The county was declared a disaster area by then Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The NWS gauge for the river at Iroquois stood at 18 feet at 4 p.m. Flood stage is 18 feet. The river is …
It’s been a long time since I’ve written about former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, affectionately known as Blago. Chicago Magazine has an in-depth and fascinating profile of and interview with Blago in prison, His Life in Prison – …
CHICAGO — Rod Blagojevich, the ousted Illinois governor whose three-year battle against criminal charges became a national spectacle, was sentenced to 14 years in prison today, one of the stiffest penalties imposed for corruption in a …
CHICAGO - It may be hard to imagine Rod Blagojevich looking anything but boyish in his trademark dark, helmet hair. …
Rod Blagojevich's house lit up the pre-dawn sky. After more than a decade as a constant presence in the spotlight, this would be the last time for the next 14 years that Blagojevich would appear before the cameras as a free man. The …
A former two-term governor of Illinois was denied a shorter prison sentence Tuesday after making his case for why a federal judge should show leniency and release him early. Rod Blagojevich, who in 2003 became the 40th governor of the …
In a tearful plea for mercy before a Chicago court, Blagojevich said he had made "terrible mistakes" but insisted he did not know he was breaking the law when he sought $1.5m in bribes. “My life is ruined, at least now,” he told the court. …