Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers asked Wednesday for a new trial, arguing in his appeal, that adverse rulings by Judge James Zagel “eviscerated” his chance to present a meaningful and complete... Read »
The 78-year-old Beavers was convicted in March for not declaring campaign money that he used to gamble as income. U.S. District Judge James Zagel sentenced him in September. Read »
A judge on Thursday denied William Beavers request to remain free on bond while his case is appealed. Read »
Attorneys for former County Commissioner William Beavers have filed a motion in federal court asking that he be permitted to stay out of jail on bond while his appeal is heard. Read »
William Beavers thinks he's misunderstood. But maybe the misunderstanding lies with the voters who once believed Beavers was one kind of a man, only to find out he was something else entirely. Read »
A published report says a leading candidate to replace convicted Commissioner William Beavers on the Cook County Board has some ethics problems of his own. Read »
With the conviction of William Beavers, the 7th Ward moves to the top of the list. Read »
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