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William Beavers Corruption

William Beavers Starts 6-Month Jail Sentence

Posted 12.02.2013 | Chicago

Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers reported to a Minnesota prison Monday to begin serving a six-month sentence for a corruption convictio...

William Beavers Defense Furious Jury Pool Has No Black Men

Posted 03.13.2013 | Chicago

As Cook County Commissioner William Beavers preps to stand trial on charges he pocketed campaign money to pay off gambling debts at the Horseshoe Casi...

Tax-Evasion Trial Beginning For 'Hog With The Big Nuts'

Posted 03.11.2013 | Chicago

The delayed tax-evasion trial of Cook County Commissioner William Beavers is set to get underway with jury selection Monday in Chicago. Beavers has...

Indicted Lawmaker: Federal Prosecutor A 'Rooster With No Nuts'

Posted 07.05.2012 | Chicago

Indicted old-school Chicago lawmaker William Beavers lashed out Thursday in a press conference against the recently-retired prosecutor who charged him...

Embattled County Official Holding McDonald's Fundraiser To Pay Legal Bills

Posted 04.09.2012 | Chicago

A Cook County official facing federal tax-evasion charges is reportedly holding a fundraiser at a Navy Pier McDonald's to help cover his legal costs. ...

Beavers Pleads Not Guilty On Tax Fraud Charges

Posted 03.03.2012 | Chicago

Shortly after embattled Cook County Commissioner William Beavers pleaded not guilty to tax fraud charges Friday, he lashed out against U.S. Attorney P...

Beavers To Appear In Court Friday On Tax Fraud Charges

Posted 02.28.2012 | Chicago

The arraignment of Cook County Commissioner William Beavers, who stands accused of tax fraud, has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. Friday. Beavers, 77, ...

Cook County Commissioner Indicted On Tax Charges

Posted 02.23.2012 | Chicago

Cook County Commissioner William Beavers was indicted Thursday on allegations of tax fraud. The Chicago Tribune reports that Beavers, 77, allegedly...