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Dan Walker

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  • Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence

    Blagojevich hit with 14-year prison sentence
    A contrite former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison, capping one of the state's worst political scandals and humbling a controversial and defiant figure who rode into office as a champion of reform. The sentence...
  • The death penalty in Illinois, a partial chronology of modern events

     
    Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,......
  • Apple's Tim Cook: Steve Jobs' possible successor runs shareholders meeting

     
    Apple's Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook is the presumed heir apparent to Steve Jobs. So all eyes were on Cook as he sat on Jobs' stool onstage at Apple's annual shareholders meeting Wednesday. It was only the second time in a decade that Jobs skipped the...
  • Franki Chan talks Check Yo Ponytail 2, Death Set and IHEARTCOMIX, preps SXSW party

     
    There’s one reason why sonic melting pots such as IHEARTCOMIX records' monthly event Check Yo Ponytail 2 manage to survive: The mish-mash lineups generate a lot of energy. Tuesday’s record release show for Brooklyn, N.Y.-based punks the...
  • Rod Blagojevich found guilty on 17 charges, Twitter says goodbye

     
    Rod Blagojevich could see 20 years in jail, Twitter kicks him when he's down saying 'boo hoo Rod Blagojevich'...
  • Other Illinois governors in legal trouble since 1901

    William Stratton, Republican governor from 1953 to 1961, was acquitted in 1965 of income tax evasion charges stemming from the way he spent some of his campaign cash. Otto Kerner, Democratic governor from 1961 to 1968, was convicted of bribery,...
  • 2 more names surface for federal judgeships in Chicago

    Two more names have surfaced as candidates for federal judgeships in Chicago: Thomas Durkin and Joshua Berman. Sen. Mark Kirk announced Tuesday that his top choice for the bench was attorney John Tharp, a former federal prosecutor and partner at the...
  • Addicts put in charge, drug use common in BBH housing

    Addicts put in charge, drug use common in BBH housing
    Second of two parts; read the first part For much of his adult life he'd been a slave to cocaine, marijuana, prescription pills and alcohol. Twice he had gone through weeks of intensive psychiatric and drug treatment at Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc.,...
  • Homeless sex offender charged with failure to register, loitering within 500 feet of a park

    Homeless sex offender charged with failure to register, loitering within 500 feet of a park
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo - Many neighbors are frustrated a registered sex offender was living under the radar in their neighborhood. Officers found Michael E. Campbell near the intersection of West Bypass and Grand. According to court documents the area is the...
  • Store Will Not Break Tradition For Black Friday

    Store Will Not Break Tradition For Black Friday
    With reports showing meager spikes in employment and retail sales across the nation, many retailers are opening their doors a little earlier than usual on Black Friday; hoping to bolster sales.             But one retailer in the area is opening later,...
  • 1 killed, 1 injured after shooting, accident in Gresham

    1 killed, 1 injured after shooting, accident in Gresham
    A man was killed and another person injured after a shooting occurred in the Gresham neighborhood tonight that ended with a vehicle crashing into a viaduct, officials said. The incident happened at 6:34 p.m. as a man was driving a vehicle and was shot...