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Ex-governor gets 14 years in Obama seat scam

Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 09:40

Ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison Thursday for trying to auction off President Barack Obama`s vacated US Senate seat.

Blagojevich to be sentenced next month

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 09, 2011, 12:22

Impeached Illinois governor Rod R Blagojevich will be sentenced on December 6 by a US court.

Corruption retrial of former Illinois Guv Blagojevich begins

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 03, 2011, 13:56

The corruption retrial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who is accused of trying to sell US President Barack Obama`s vacated US Senate seat began here on Tuesday at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse.

Illinois governor signs death penalty ban

Last Updated: Thursday, March 10, 2011, 12:48

Illinois will be 4th US state in past 2 years to dispense with death penalty.

Pat Quinn sworn in as Illinois governor

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 13:23

Democrat Pat Quinn takes the reins as budget deficit could hit $15 billion.

Ex-Illinois governor re-indicted on corruption charges

Last Updated: Friday, February 05, 2010, 11:53

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has been charged in a fresh corruption indictment that contains racketeering and attempted extortion of the US Presidential chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.

Former Illinois governor to contest in reality show

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 05, 2010, 13:46

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich, who was removed from office last January on corruption charges, will participate along with 13 others in the new season of the reality show `Celebrity Apprentice`.