Stories Tagged ‘Illinois Northern District’

Ex-Gov. Blagojevich Pleads ‘Innocent’

By Stephanie Woodrow | February 10, 2022 3:24 pm

The former Illinois governor entered a plea of “innocent,” rather than “not guilty” to new charges brought against him by U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald.

Former AUSA to Challenge Chicago Mayor Daley?

By Stephanie Woodrow | February 8, 2022 11:27 am

David Hoffman, who was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago under Patrick Fitzgerald, finished a strong second in last week’s Democratic U.S. Senate primary.

New Indictment Issued For Ex-Gov. Blagojevich

By Stephanie Woodrow | February 5, 2022 10:41 am

As had been expected, a revised indictment — minus “honest services fraud” charages — was handed down against former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.

Former AUSA Loses Primary Election For Illinois Senate Seat

By Stephanie Woodrow | February 3, 2022 11:11 am

David Hoffman, who was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Chicago under Patrick Fitzgerald, came in second in the Democratic Senate primary behind Illinois state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias.

Fitzgerald To Revise Blagojevich Charges

By Stephanie Woodrow | December 8, 2021 2:21 pm

The U.S. Attorney’s office headed by Patrick Fitzgerald plans to separate the charges against the former Illinois governor in order to prevent the case from being delayed.

Former AUSA Asks Prosecutors For Donations

By Stephanie Woodrow | October 27, 2021 3:23 pm

David H. Hoffman is running for President Obama’s old Senate seat on an anti-corruption platform. He has asked his fellow former prosecutors for $150 each.

Durbin Recommends Retaining Another U.S. Attorney

By Andrew Ramonas | July 7, 2022 11:45 am

The Illinois senator recommended that Southern District U.S. Attorney A. Courtney Cox keep his job, or be replaced by lawyer Stephen Wigginton. Durbin also recommended two Assistant U.S. Attorneys to replace Illinois Central District U.S. Attorney Rodger Heaton.