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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison. We have all the details from the courtroom, as well as analysis from Blagojevich's own defense team, a former federal judge and others about the punishment.

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The sentencing hearing of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich began on Tuesday. Elizabeth Brackett was in court and has the details.

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

The government wants 15 to 20 years for Rod Blagojevich. His lawyers say that's too harsh, and even the former prosecutor in former Gov. George Ryan's case thinks that's too long. Elizabeth Brackett reports.

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Tony Rezko

He asked the judge for mercy, but top Blagojevich fundraiser Tony Rezko was sentenced to 10 1/2 years in a federal prison. Elizabeth Brackett has the details from the courtroom.

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William Cellini

Springfield insider William Cellini was convicted on two of four counts of extortion and aiding and abetting bribery, including an attempted shakedown of a Hollywood producer for Rod Blagojevich. Elizabeth Brackett has been following the long Blagojevich saga from the beginning and has a wrap-up of the Cellini verdict.

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William Cellini

Closing arguments began today in the political corruption trial of Springfield businessman William Cellini. Elizabeth Brackett has the details from inside the courtroom.

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William Cellini

Jury selection begins Monday in the corruption trial of longtime political insider William Cellini. Who is Cellini and why is his trial important to the state of Illinois? Elizabeth Brackett reports. 

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