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Blagojevich files new argument in appeal

CHICAGO | Lawyers for imprisoned former Gov. Rod Blagojevich submitted an additional argument Wednesday to the federal court that's considering his appeal, saying a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision bolsters their contention that the Illinois Democrat never crossed the line from legal polit…

July 16, 2014 4:38 pm

Monday deadline looms for Blagojevich appeal

CHICAGO | Rod Blagojevich's lawyers are working to meet a deadline to file what could be a 100-page appeal calling for the ex-governor's corruption convictions to be tossed or for his 14-year sentence to be reduced.

July 15, 2013 10:56 am
Gary native won't let life in prison deter him from pursuing dreams

Gary native won't let life in prison deter him from pursuing dreams

Former Gary boxer Charles "Duke" Tanner's fight for freedom has taken a lyrical twist.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Federal court denies ex-Illinois governor's appeal

CHICAGO | A federal court in Chicago on Monday denied George Ryan's latest appeal seeking his release from prison, dashing what was widely regarded as the former Illinois governor's last credible hope to cut short his 6 1/2-year sentence for corruption.

August 06, 2012 5:45 pm

Plaintiffs in 2 Weinberger suits must undergo mental exams

CROWN POINT | The Court of Appeals of Indiana on Thursday upheld a decision by a Lake County judge to approve psychological evaluations for two men who have sued an indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor.

May 31, 2012 8:30 pm
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