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American Blagojevich Idol: The Reality Show That Could Be

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rod Blagojevich's lawyers want to delay the June 3 start of his trial because Judge James Zagel has excused hundreds of jurors who can't be bothered t...

Project Elwood: Blagojevich, Tribune Held Secret Talks About State Buying Wrigley Field

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Tribune Co. was secretly negotiating with then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich on a deal in which the state would buy Wrigley Field even as feder...

Blagojevich Targeted Tribune Chief Zell For $25,000 Donation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Internal documents from ousted Gov. Rod Blagojevich's campaign reveal that there was a plan to ask billionaire Tribune Co. Chairman Sa...

Feds Interviewed Tribune Co. Chief Sam Zell In Blagojevich Probe

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A published report says federal prosecutors have interviewed Tribune Co. Chairman Sam Zell as a potential witness in their criminal investigation of f...

Blagojevich Aide, Cubs Consultant Discussed 'Opportunities'

Associated Press | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A sports consultant helping Tribune Co. with a potential Wrigley Field sale wrote an e-mail to Gov. Rod Blagojevich's top aide that said the results o...

Tribune Company Subpoenaed In Blagojevich Investigation

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed documents from the Chicago Tribune's parent company in the corruption investigation of Gov. Rod Bl...

Tribune CEO Zell Contacted By FBI In Blagojevich Probe (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ben Goldberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tribune Company CEO Sam Zell confirmed on CNBC Wednesday that he was contacted by the FBI in connection with the federal corruption probe of Gov. Rod...

Tribune Writer Blagojevich Wanted Fired 'Stunned' By Recordings

Chicago Sun-Times | Andrew Herrmann and David Roeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

For Chicago Tribune editorial writer John McCormick, Tuesday was surreal: after decades of covering the news, including 18 years at Newsweek, he was t...

Illinois Governor's Advice To Zell: Change Tribune Editorial Board

Chicago Tribune | Rick Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Rod Blagojevich said today he didn't view it as surprising that Tribune Co. filed for protection under the federal bankruptcy code and said he be...