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"He was corrupt when he took the oath of office. He was corrupt until the day he was arrested." —Federal prosecutor Reid Schar at the sentencing of Rod Blagojevich, Dec. 7, 2011. "My life is in ruins. … I have nobody to blame but myself for...
Tags: Tony Rezko, Criminals, Rod Blagojevich, Prisons, Justice System
KTLA NewsSANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A convicted serial killer pleaded not guilty Friday to the murders of five SoCal women, including the stabbing death of a student at Saddleback College more than two decades ago. Andrew Urdiales, 47, a former marine who was...
Tags: Criminals, Cook County, Trials, Punishment, Prosecution
Will the final chapters of the Afghan war be written in Chicago? It's possible. At next month's NATO summit here, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and global leaders will discuss an exit strategy for foreign troops fighting the Taliban, a task no doubt...
Change of SubjectI can't easily render this 72-page .pdf image file of the recent filing by lawyers for convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich into text, but if anyone out there with an OCR scanner and some time on your hands wants to......
Change of SubjectPrior to former Gov. George Ryan's sentencing in 2006 I collected, with the help of readers, some euphemisms and other slang terms for prison. Seems like a good time to post that list and solicit new entries: *The house with......
Change of SubjectI'm such a news geek that I went to the sentencing of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich today even though I'm on vacation, and then decided to offer a column for tomorrow's paper on one aspect of the proceedings. The sentence......
Change of SubjectHere is my annotated version of the the remarks of former Gov. George Ryan to U.S. District Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer at Ryan’s sentencing hearing on Sept. 6, 2006. Thank you very much, your Honor, for the opportunity to address......
Change of SubjectWe learned this week that, as expected, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich will begin serving his 14-year prison sentence at the low-security Federal Correctional Institution Englewood, just southwest of Denver (left) Carolyn Gurland, one of his defense...
Change of SubjectStacy St. Clair reports on the first interview granted by Marilyn Lemak, 54, the Naperville woman who murdered her three children in March, 1999. Lemak, who is serving a life sentence at the Dwight Correctional Center, refused many requests for......
Change of SubjectAmeet Sachdev's Chicago Law column this morning reports that Cook County Judge Charles Burns has barred reporters from tweeting in court during the trial of William Balfour. Balfour is charged with murdering three family members of singer and actress...
Tribune reportersWilliam Cellini, Illinois' ultimate political insider who for more than four decades worked quietly behind the scenes to amass wealth and power, was convicted Tuesday for joining an age-old conspiracy scheme that demanded campaign cash for access. A...
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