Topic: Patrick Fitzgerald
US Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald on Thursday ruled out two options for his next career move, saying he’s not wired to run for office and quipping, 'Can you see me as a defense attorney?'
In a retrial, Rod Blagojevich is convicted of corruption stemming from the sale of President Obama's seat in the US Senate. The former Illinois governor says he's 'stunned.'
06/27/2011 09:42 pm
Chicago election officials see increased turnout for the first mayoral election since 1985 not to have Richard M. Daley's name on the ballot. Thirty-one percent of voters showed up last time.
02/22/2011 07:51 pm
The blogger, a former Internet radio talk show host, was angry at three federal appeals court judges for upholding a Chicago gun ban. In his blog he wrote the judges 'deserve to be killed.'
12/21/2010 08:33 pm
Rahm Emanuel is the most prominent name being batted around to replace outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley. Here are six more potential contenders.
09/08/2010 07:24 pm
Gang representatives in Chicago held a press conference Thursday to explain why gangs cannot be held solely responsible for stopping street violence, which has escalated this summer.
09/02/2010 08:14 pm
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.
08/18/2010 07:38 pm
Rod Blagojevich was one juror short of being convicted of a 'political corruption crime spree' that would have sent yet another former Illinois governor to prison.
08/18/2010 01:41 pm
The count of lying to the FBI – the one conviction the jury in the Rod Blagojevich trial handed down Tuesday – is often included to make sure a jury returns at least one guilty verdict. The other counts may have been too complex.
08/17/2010 09:14 pm
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.
06/03/2010 09:22 am