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Stories with person: Rod Blagojevich
  • Blagojevich attorney says he'll ask full court for rehearing 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 11:31 am

    CHICAGO - Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich will ask a full appellate court in Chicago to rehear his appeal after a panel of three judges recently tossed five of his 18 corruption convictions, his defense attorney said.

  • Blagojevich ruling draws line on what is, isn't corruption story has photos
    Updated: Jul-22-15 8:34 pm

    CHICAGO - Federal judges who tossed several of Rod Blagojevich's corruption convictions endeavored to answer a question legal observers said Wednesday had gone largely unanswered: Just when does an elected official cross the line between legal and illegal political horse-trading?

  • Q&A on Blagojevich: What happens after appeals court ruling story has photos
    Updated: Jul-22-15 11:45 am

    CHICAGO - A ruling by a federal court in the appeal of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's corruption convictions left open the possibility that the Democrat could serve less time than the 14-year sentence a judge imposed in 2011.

  • A timeline of Blagojevich's career, legal battles 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 7:50 pm

    CHICAGO - Highlights from imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's political career and legal saga:

  • The Latest: Blagojevich's wife wanted more counts dismissed story has photos
    Updated: Jul-21-15 7:01 pm

    CHICAGO - The latest on a federal appeals court ruling that overturned some of the corruption convictions of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (all times CDT):

  • Blagojevich, Hastert prosecutor leaving to become judge 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 11:19 am

    CHICAGO - A federal prosecutor who played a central role in former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's trial and who is on the team prosecuting Dennis Hastert is leaving to become an Illinois judge.

  • Closing Illinois museum could cost history, money, fans say story has photos
    Updated: Jul-13-15 7:38 pm

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Closing the 138-year-old Illinois State Museum and its satellite sites would damage the state's scholarly reputation, harm future research opportunities and potentially open the door to lawsuits, supporters of the cultural institution told lawmakers Monday.