Ex-Ill. Gov. Ryan Faces Changed World after PrisonIllinois Gov. George Ryan steps out of prison on Wednesday after serving five-plus years.
Appeals Court Denies Rehearing on Ryan Appeal A federal appeals court in Chicago has refused a request by imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan that all the court's judges rehear his appeal seeking an earlier release from prison.
Federal Appeals Court Denies Ryan's AppealA ruling in his favor could have led to Ryan's release from an Indiana prison. It was widely seen as his last chance to get out of prison early.
Ray of Hope for Imprisoned Ex-Gov. Ryan's AppealThe U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ordered a lower court to again look at former Illinois Gov. George Ryan's bid to overturn his corruption convictions
Court Sends Back Former Illinois Gov. Ryan's AppealGeorge Ryan has served more than three years of his 6 1/2-year sentence.
Former Illinois First Lady Dies while Husband in JailLura Lynn Ryan, the former Illinois first lady who spent the waning years of her life seeking freedom for her imprisoned husband, has died after a long bout with cancer.
Study: Wrongful Convictions Have Cost Illinois Taxpayers $214MGroups predict the cost of wrongful convictions will rise because 16 civil lawsuits filed by exonerated individuals still need to be settled or go to trial.
Illinois Governor Quinn Still Mulling Death Penalty DecisionOn the governor’s desk sits legislation to repeal capital punishment, passed by the General Assembly in January.
Jailed former Ill. governor visits gravely ill wife
Ex Gov. Ryan to remain in federal prison
Former Gov. George Ryan's wife hospitalized