Corruption

DOJ, Department of Justice

Chesterfield Man Caught Up in Federal Fraud Case

Russell Todd admitted to accepting approximately $20,000 in luxury baseball tickets, meals and entertainment to a local gentlemen’s club from government contractors.

03/16/2012

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Mo. Republicans Blame Governor for Lack of Ethics Legislation

“I spoke with the governor the first day of legislative session and I haven’t heard from him since,” says Sen. President Pro-Tem Rob Mayer.

02/22/2012

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Judge Denies Blagojevich Request to Hear New Tapes

Judge James Zagel on Monday denied Blagojevich’s request to have previously unreleased wiretap tapes played at his Dec. 6 sentencing.

11/28/2011

Illinois

Illinois Flirts with Financial Disaster

As of early last month, the state owed on 166,000 unpaid bills worth a breathtaking $5 billion, with nearly half of that amount more than a month overdue.

10/16/2011

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Rezko Still On For Sentencing After Blagojevich

The government has portrayed Rezko as the ultimate insider who pulled strings in Blagojevich’s administration.

08/16/2011

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Former East St. Louis Official Admits Corruption

Arthur Johnson pleaded guilty to charges that he wrongly got cash payments and agreed to take a job.

05/23/2011

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 02:  Rod Blagojevich and his wife Patti arrive at the federal courthouse where opening remarks are expected to be delivered at the former Illinois Governor's re-trial May 2, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. In August 2010 Blagojevich was found guilty on one charge of giving a false statement to federal agents. The jury was unable to reach a verdict on 23 other counts against him.  (Getty/Scott Olson)

Opening Statements Set in Blagojevich Retrial

Attorneys on each side or corruption case forced to try new tactics

05/02/2011

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich to Appear in Court During Jury Selection

Judge hopes to have jury impaneled within the week.

04/20/2011

Hearing set in Blagojevich corruption case

CHICAGO (AP) –  There’s a status hearing set in impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s corruption case.

12/02/2010

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