- ABC 7 Gulfshore NewsJul 25 02:26 PM
(CNN) -- Here is a look at the life of Rod Blagojevich, former governor of Illinois who is serving a 14-year prison term.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 21 04:31 PM
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday vacated five out of 18 criminal convictions against former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who is serving a 14-year sentence for attempted extortion from campaign contributors, wire fraud and other crimes. The judges vacated his sentence and ordered a retrial on the five counts, but said Blagojevich, 58, was not entitled to release from prison pending retrial ...
- Chicago TribuneJul 21 12:42 PM
More than three years ago, Rod Blagojevich stood with his family on the steps of his Chicago bungalow and vowed to dozens of supporters to fight to overturn his conviction on corruption charges and his 14-year prison sentence.
- Chicago TribuneJul 21 05:12 PM
Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's wife, Patti, and his attorney expressed disappointment at the appellate court ruling that was handed down Tuesday.
- Denver PostJul 21 11:18 PM
A federal appeals court Tuesday overturned some of the most sensational convictions that sent former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich off to a lengthy stint in prison, ruling that the Democrat did not break the law when he sought to secure a Cabinet position in President Barack Obama's administration in exchange for appointing an Obama adviser to the president's former U.S. Senate seat.
- Sky News via Yahoo Canada NewsJul 22 02:09 AM
A US federal appeals court has overturned some of the convictions against disgraced former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. Blagojevich, a Democrat, was charged with seeking cash or favours in exchange for the appointment to President Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat. As governor, Blagojevich was tasked with appointing a temporary fill-in following Mr Obama's election to the presidency in ...
- The InquisitrJul 21 01:33 PM
Rod Blagojevich had several of his convictions overtruend today. Although the former Illinois Governor is probably pleased that he might not have to serve all of the the remaining 12 years of his 14-year sentence, “Blago” is not getting out of prison just yet. On Tuesday afternoon, a federal appeals court overturned some of the Rod Blagojevich Prison: Court Overturns Several Convictions — Is ...
- ABC 7 ChicagoJul 22 03:14 PM
Rod Blagojevich's lawyers are planning their next legal move the day after an appeals court vacated five charges against the former governor, who remains in a Colorado prison.
- WBEZ 91.5 ChicagoJul 21 01:19 PM
A federal appeals court Tuesday overturned some of the most sensational convictions that sent former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich off to a lengthy stint in prison, ruling that the Democrat did not break the law when he sought to secure a Cabinet position in President Barack Obama's administration in exchange for appointing an Obama adviser to the president's former U.S. Senate seat. The 7th U.S...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 22 05:31 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — 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?