GUILTY: Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Convicted On Just 1 Count; Jury Hung On 23 Charges

UPDATE: Former governor Rod Blagojevich was found guilty on only one of 24 counts against him.

The jury appears hung on the others.

The guilty verdict was on one court: providing false statements to officers.

It’s unclear yet if Blagojevich will be re-tried.

CNN is reporting the government will retry Blagojevich.



Jurors have reached a verdict in the corruption trial of former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich.

The jury, in its 14th day of deliberations, returned a verdict on 24 counts, is reporting.

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According to The Washington Post, Blagojevich adjusted his tie and held his wife, Patti‘s hand, as he arrived at the courthouse.

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Stepping off the elevator, he asked spectators to “say a prayer for us.”

Story developing.

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