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Patrick Fitzgerald

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  • Fitzgerald lays 'Lincoln's grave' assertion to rest

     
    Tribune photo by José M. Osorio (2007) Good for Patrick Fitzgerald, finally expressing regret for his least honorable moment in office — the news conference 31/2 years ago at which he unleashed his inner newspaper columnist. Federal authorities...
  • Electronics Executive Returns to Chicago to Face Bank Fraud Charges

    (WGN-AM) - Federal prosecutors said an executive of a now-defunct Wheeling-based electronics company has been brought back to Chicago to face charges he defrauded a bank of $17 million. Kevin Gore, 40, was charged in a criminal complaint in 2008 and...
  • U.S. Attorney Tells Businesses to Hire Ex-Convicts

    (WGN-AM) - U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald says the business community can help reduce violence in Chicago by hiring ex-convicts. Fitzgerald told a Chicago civic club on Thursday that jobs help ex-offenders stay away from the criminal activity that...
  • Durbin calls for health study related to well

    As federal authorities conduct a criminal investigation of Crestwood's secret use of a polluted well, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin is urging government health experts to study whether anyone got sick from drinking the water. Since the Tribune first revealed...
  • Rod Blagojevich says he might run for office again

    Rod Blagojevich says he might run for office again
    Ousted Governor Rod Blagojevich not only plans to be exonerated, he tells WGN Radio he might run for office again. As he begins his publicity for his book "The Governor," Blagovich describes the moments before he was taken away from his home by FBI...
  • Use your vote

    Illinois is the punch line of lots of jokes. What's the difference between a prostitute and an Illinois governor? A prostitute has a 10 percent chance of being indicted, 40 percent less than the governor. People are not laughing at our governors. They are...
  • ARRESTED: U.S. says Blagojevich tried to sell Senate seat in 'political corruption crime spree'

    Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his chief of staff, John Harris, were arrested Tuesday for what U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald called a "political corruption crime spree" that included attempts to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama....
  • Barack Obama, U.S. senators, state officials urge Rod Blagojevich to resign

    President-elect Barack Obama and Democrats in the U.S. Senate ratcheted up pressure on disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich to resign Wednesday while federal agents fanned out to investigate the details of the Illinois chief executive's alleged shakedown...
  • Obama report on contacts with Gov. Blagojevich

    WASHINGTON – A report issued by Barack Obama's White House transition team concluded that the president-elect had no contact with Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich or his office and no one acting on Obama's behalf was involved in any "quid pro quo"...
  • Obama aides won't be subpoenaed in impeachment hearings

    Gov. Rod Blagojevich's attorney will not get to call key aides of President-elect Barack Obama to testify at impeachment hearings after U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald told an Illinois House panel doing so would "significantly compromise" his ongoing...
  • Judge, defense attorney clash at Blagojevich trial

    Judge, defense attorney clash at Blagojevich trial
    U.S. District Judge James Zagel likes to say that a witness struggling under a fierce cross-examination in his courtroom won't be saved by the bell when it comes to recessing at the end of the day. On Thursday, it was a lawyer for former Gov. Rod...