convictions Blagojevich Maintains Innocence, Mopping Floors in Prison By Associated Press • Sep 12, 2017 Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says he spends his time sweeping and mopping floors while serving a federal prison sentence after corruption convictions. Lake County Launches Program for Misdemeanor Offenders By Associated Press • Jun 7, 2017 A Northern Illinois prosecutor is launching a program to let some people who accept responsibility for their crimes to erase their convictions from their records. Blagojevich asks high court to hear corruption-case appeal By Associated Press • Nov 17, 2015 Imprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of his corruption convictions that included his bid to sell an appointment to President Barack Obama's old Senate seat.