Gov. JB Pritzker announces the state's efforts to ramp up production of personal protective equipment, as the state's total number of coronavirus cases rises to 1,285 and the number of deaths rises to..
President Donald Trump on Tuesday commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who had been serving a 14-year sentence for political corruption at the Federal Correctional Institution..
President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who had been serving a 14-year sentence for political corruption at the Federal Correctional..
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DETROIT (AP) — The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States with fatalities doubling in two days and authorities saying Saturday that an infant who tested positive had.. SeattlePI.com - Published
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At first, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker tried to play nice. He limited criticisms of the federal government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and asked for medical.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Watch VideoPresident Trump signed an executive order Monday aimed at preventing hoarding and price gouging, as the country works to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.
"Under section 102 of the.. Newsy - Published
Watch VideoThe chief of FEMA said loads of vital medical supplies and face masks are being sent to hospitals that are in dire need amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Administrator Peter Gaynor said in.. Newsy - Published
Illinois Governor *J.B. Pritzker* is the latest target of a Twitter missive from President *Donald Trump*, after saying on TV the federal government needs to "step up" in helping states dealing with.. Mediaite - Published
Watch VideoIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued an order Friday requiring residents to stay home as much as possible starting Saturday at 5 p.m.
Under the order, which is effective until at least.. Newsy - Published
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday ordered all state residents to remain in their homes except for essentials, joining similar dramatic efforts in California and New York to limit the spread of the.. USATODAY.com - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.com
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered all state residents to shelter in place. The order, which exempts trips out for essentials, begins Saturday and applies to all of the state’s 12.9 million.. bizjournals - Published
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker will on Friday order residents to remain in their homes except for essentials, joining similar dramatic efforts in California and New York to.. Seattle Times - Published
Watch VideoChicago's Cook County Jail is the first facility in the country to have its own polling precinct inside the jail to offer voting for pre-trial detainees.
"They look at us as criminals.. Newsy - Published
The United States’ top infectious disease expert says he would favor a national lockdown to stop further spread of the coronavirus — the same kind of drastic step some hard-hit countries have.. Eurasia Review - Published
Life across Europe is coming to a standstill as governments order border closures, worship services are canceled and bars and cafes are shuttered. Chaos erupted at some airports in the U.S. as citizens.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Sunday ordered that all bars and restaurants in the state close to the public, starting with the end of business on Monday, in the latest attempt to curb the spread of.. bizjournals - Published
New Jersey's governor is considering a curfew, and Illinois may require bars and restaurants to close after revelers ignored warnings against attending large gatherings to prevent the spread of.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday announced a two-week closure of all K-12 schools in the state, effective Monday. At the same time, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson issued a state of emergency in a move.. bizjournals - Published
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In coordination with work being led by Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to protect Illinoisans, ComEd.. Business Wire - Published
Watch VideoIt's lights out on Broadway — and except for a couple of strike-related closures, this will be the first time the heart of American live theater has shut down since 9/11.
On Thursday,.. Newsy - Published
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker asked state's major sports team owners to cancel games or play without fans until May 1 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said.. USATODAY.com - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich won his freedom last week when President Donald Trump commuted his prison sentence, but he may lose his law licence. At a hearing on Tuesday before.. Seattle Times - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — Job wanted: Ex-governor and ex-con with strong speaking skills and good hair seeking employment. Fresh out of prison thanks to a commutation this week from President Donald Trump,.. Seattle Times - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s a common thread among the 11 felons who found favor with President Donald Trump this week: All who were pardoned or set free had advocates among the president’s wealthy.. Seattle Times - Published
“I’m a Trumpocrat,” said former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Thursday — one day after his prison sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump. “So far up until now in the history of our.. Mediaite - Published
A former Department of Justice official who managed the executive clemency program during much of the ’90s says that President Donald Trump — in commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod.. Mediaite - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — When Patti Blagojevich made repeated public pleas for her husband’s release from federal prison, there was no mistaking her intended audience: President Donald Trump. For nearly two.. Seattle Times - Published
Fox News' *Melissa Francis* was not particularly impressed by comments from former Illinois Gov. *Rod Blagojevich* after having his prison sentence commuted by President *Donald Trump*. Mediaite - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich held his first scheduled press event Wednesday since President Donald Trump commuted his sentence for political corruption, answering questions.. Seattle Times - Published
Watch Video"They can do and say whatever they want, they can put you into prison for things that aren't crimes," Rod Blagojevich said.
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is back home in Chicago.. Newsy - Published
If President Donald Trump takes a buzzsaw to his own campaign promise to “drain the swamp,” does it make a sound on Fox News primetime? After Trump handed out pardons and commutations to some of.. Mediaite - Published
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's clemency actions Tuesday included pardoning the former owner of a Texas construction company who pleaded guilty to underpaying his taxes and whose.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Watch VideoPresident Donald Trump announced Tuesday he had commuted the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, one of several people he granted clemency to Tuesday.
"He served eight years.. Newsy - Published
President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, pardoning former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik and granting clemency.. USATODAY.com - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — Highlights from imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s political career and legal saga: — 1993: Blagojevich begins a three-year stint as an Illinois state.. Seattle Times - Published