Rita Crundwell was comptroller for the City of Dixon, Illinois, until she was caught after swiping around $54 million dollars and sent to prison for a term of 19 and a half years. Now, she's out of jail.
Back in 1962, Richard Nixon, after losing to Pat Brown in California's gubernatorial election, uttered the famous quote "you don't have Nixon to kick around any more, because, gentlemen, this is my last press conference."
After all the years of a sometimes circus-like atmosphere surrounding him and his legal problems, it looks like the judicial system is done with former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich as of yesterday.
How's that for a teaser? Who is Illinois' 2nd most famous resident? And, for that matter, who is the 1st most famous? And really, being Illinois, "went to prison" could mean a lot of different famous people.