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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...
Tags: Christopher Kelly, Illinois Governor, Tony Rezko, FBI, Elections
Chicago Tribune reporterPreliminary calculations by federal prosecutors indicate that convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich potentially faces 30 years to life in prison under federal sentencing guidelines, but that is no guarantee that the government will seek that stiff of a...
Tags: Fraud, Executive Branch, Prisons, Politics, Punishment
Even before Antoin "Tony" Rezko's long-awaited sentencing began Tuesday, his teenage daughter appeared anxious, her arms clutching her stomach and her face already in a pained expression. Two hours later, when a judge sentenced Rezko, once a top...
Tags: Prisons, Tony Rezko, FBI, Elections, Judges
Clout StreetAbout a dozen state lawmakers are headed for Cuba next week for a trip they hope will boost Illinois exports. The six-day tour is being led by Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, and Rep. Dan Burke, D-Chicago. They said no taxpayer dollars will be spent on...
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett 5:39 a.m. ABC’s Aaron Katersky checks in from NYC with the latest on the potential threat as well as a rundown on ceremonies taking place across our nation to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11. 6:09 a.m. ...
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