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Tribune reportersA day after Christopher Kelly died in Chicago, a host of questions remained Sunday about the final hours of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's onetime top adviser, who was about to start serving a prison term. Police said Sunday that they didn't yet know...
Tribune reportersPolice investigating the death of Christopher Kelly, a former top fundraiser for ex- Gov. Rod Blagojevich, interviewed Kelly's girlfriend Monday as more details emerged about their relationship and Kelly's final hours. Country Club Hills Police Chief...
(WGN-AM)- As two of the longest-serving University of Illinois trustees appeared Tuesday before a state panel investigating clout in admissions, the questioning quickly focused on Gov. Rod Blagojevich's behind-the-scenes influence. One board member...
(WGN-AM)- Northern Illinois University found no records that Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his associates tampered in the admissions process of the DeKalb school, university officials said Thursday. The search came in response to a federal subpoena that...
Tribune reportersUnder fire for allowing political clout to influence its admissions process, the University of Illinois is among three state universities that have been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors seeking evidence that former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his power...
Change of SubjectPublicists for perpetually tardy Rod Blagojevich -- adio talk show host, failed reality-TV star and disgraced ex-governor are sending around an alert that he will "will make the strongest public statement to date concerning the charges he is facing" at......
Christopher Kelly, one of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's most trusted advisers and fundraisers, has decided to plead guilty, court records show, while negotiations appear to be on again for the cooperation of Antoin "Tony" Rezko, another Blagojevich confidant, in...
Tribune reportersDisgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich joked and jogged in his Chicago neighborhood Wednesday and vowed to tell his side of the story soon, while his attorney tore into impeachment-minded state lawmakers trying to force the governor out of a job. The vigorous...
Tags: Crimes, Laws, Lisa Madigan, Ed Genson, Regional Authority
Tribune staff reportersPleading guilty Thursday to attempted extortion, a prominent Democratic fundraiser said he was told that a "high-ranking Illinois public official" was behind a kickback scheme that steered state pension-fund investments to favored businesses in exchange...
Tribune staff reportersPolitical insider Stuart Levine pleaded guilty Friday to scheming to squeeze millions of dollars from firms seeking state business, and authorities alleged in the clearest detail yet that he had the help of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's top campaign supporters....
Tribune staff reportersRepublican insider Stuart Levine, indicted for alleged corruption at two state boards, is cooperating with the federal investigation of state government, sources familiar with the case said Friday. Levine, who was reappointed by Gov. Rod Blagojevich to...
Tribune staff reporterRezko rewind. Day 8 March 14, 2008; 5:13 a.m. A hospital lobbyist testified at the Tony Rezko corruption trial that he feared the friend and fundraiser of Gov. Rod Blagojevich would turn a hospital regulatory board against his clients. So Jeff Ladd, the...
Tags: Pension and Welfare, Jim Edgar, Emil Jones, Lobbying, Tony Rezko
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