Jaycee Dugard is suing the US, alleging 'gross neglect' by federal officers in charge of supervising the parolee who abducted her. A spokeswoman for Jaycee Dugard says proceeds from the suit would go to her charity.
Last summer, when a jury convicted Blagojevich on one count and deadlocked on all the rest, he didn't testify. This time defense lawyers apparently are betting on his personal charm.
Insider trading charge brought against Rajat Gupta, a former Goldman Sachs board member.
Rahm Emanuel faced questions Tuesday on whether he has been a Chicago resident – a requirement for a mayoral run. Mr. Emanuel served as White House chief of staff until October.
The defense team for Rod Blagojevich is trying to rouse public anger at the prospect of taxpayer money being used in a retrial. But the cost probably wouldn’t be considerable for the state.
Rod Blagojevich retrial will likely be a condensed version of the original case and focus on charges related to allegations that he attempted to sell President Obama's Senate seat.
Obama’s name has come up as jurors listen to testimony and taped conversations that prosecutors say show former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was trying to profit from his power to appoint a senator.
Jury selection begins Thursday in the Rod Blagojevich trial on corruption charges. The former Illinois governor's best defense will be his well-honed reputation as a loose cannon.
Impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich urges a federal judge to let all 500 hours of his wiretapped conversations be heard at his corruption trial. Why that might play to his advantage.
An expanded set of indictments in Rod Blagojevich’s corruption case involves 'honest services fraud' under a controversial federal law. It makes it easier for prosecutors, but the US Supreme Court may strike it down.