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  • Rod Blagojevich pal Christopher Kelly to plead guilty in tax fraud case

    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...
  • 3 Illinois universities subpoenaed in Rod Blagojevich probe

    Under 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...
  • Blagojevich strikes back

    Blagojevich strikes back
    Disgraced 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...
  • Timeline of the Blagojevich investigation

    Gov. Rod Blagojevich became the state's first Democratic chief executive in more than a quarter of a century after vowing to reform what he labeled the culture of corruption surrounding his predecessor that had fed deep cynicism among Illinoisans. But...
  • Quotes from Gov. Rod Blagojevich

    Jan. 13, 2003, inaugural address: "We will meet our challenges head on and we will do it by rejecting the politics of mediocrity and corruption. You voted for change; I intend to deliver it. ... I will govern as a reformer." January 2003: "The Ryan...
  • Get ready for `It Ain't Fair! The Squeakquel'

     
    Publicists 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......
  • A tragedy and a shame

     
    Developing story: Metra chief found dead hours before meeting on his fate: Metra executive director Phil Pagano was found dead this morning, the agency said in a release. Metra would not confirm reports that Pagano was struck by a Metra......
  • What to expect while we're expecting a verdict

     
    Six things to expect if former Gov. Rod Blagojevich is acquitted by the jury now deliberating his fate: 1. He’ll hold a triumphant news conference in the lobby of the courthouse. He’ll crow to the camera that he’s been vindicated......
  • U.S. says Blagojevich, crew ran state as racket

    Federal prosecutors expanded their case against former Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Thursday in an indictment that drew more of his closest aides into the scandal and adds new schemes to the list of charges against him: Pocketing money funneled through his...
  • Kelly dies of possible overdose

    Christopher Kelly saw a bleak future as he prepared to plead guilty to a federal corruption charge last week, with a trial alongside former Gov. Rod Blagojevich still looming. "I know my life is over," said Kelly, sweating in a blue shirt outside a...
  • Blagojevich pal: Guilty

    Even before he was elected governor in 2002, Rod Blagojevich and three of his closest friends schemed about ways to enrich themselves by controlling state government, the former governor's former chief of staff alleged as part of a plea agreement...
  • Feds subpoena governor's campaign fund records

    Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed records from Gov. Rod Blagojevich's campaign fund as part of a sweeping corruption investigation into whether top aides and advisers exchanged state business and jobs for political support, the Tribune has learned. The...