iOS app Android app

William Beavers Trial

Jury Finds William Beavers Guilty Of Tax Evasion

Posted 03.22.2013 | Chicago

The long-delayed trial for Cook County Commissioner William Beavers finally reached a conclusion Thursday after a jury found the 78-year-old guilty of...

Chicago Dem's Tax Trial Gets Off To Dramatic Start

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.14.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A powerful Chicago politician fond of playing slot machines spent thousands of dollars from his campaign coffers at a casino and then ...

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...

County Commissioner's Tax Trial Delayed

AP | Posted 12.04.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The trial of an influential Chicago-area politician is being pushed back into next month. Jury selection was set to continue Tuesday in th...

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of 'The Hog With The Big Nuts'

Posted 12.03.2012 | Chicago

Potential jurors in the William Beavers tax evasion trial will field questions about IRS audits and their feelings about gambling as the selection pro...

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...

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...