Ward Room
Covering Chicago's nine political influencers

Sentencing Delayed for Key Blago Witness

Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    Dr. Daniela stops by The Talk to chat with Rob Elgas about what Patti and the kids can expect emotionally now that their patriarch has gone to jail. (Published Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012)

    A sentencing hearing for the man responsible for bringing down impeached former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has been delayed.

    Stuart Levine, a key witness in the investigation of Blagojevich, instead will be sentenced in July, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. It's not clear what forced the delay.

    What's the Emotional Cost of Blago's Sentence

    [CHI] What's the Emotional Cost of Blago's Sentence
    Dr. Daniela stops by The Talk to chat with Rob Elgas about what Patti and the kids can expect emotionally now that their patriarch has gone to jail. (Published Tuesday, Mar 20, 2012)

    Prosecutors have recommended a light sentence for Lavine, who also testified in the trials of William Cellini and Tony Rezko. They said the case against Blagojevich was made possible because of the former state board member's cooperation.

    Rezko and Cellini were both convicted. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison.
     

    "The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had to Do": Blago

    [CHI] "The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had to Do": Blago
    Rod Blagojevich gets choked up as he talks to NBCChicago's Phil Rogers at Freddy's in Colorado before the former governor entered prison. Blagojevich talks about being on the phone with his daughter and trying to stay strong. (Published Thursday, Mar 15, 2012)