A selection of front pages from Chicago-area newspapers today, the morning after a jury found former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich guilty of one of twenty-four counts against him —lying to the FBI— but deadlocked on the others, prosecutors pledged to retry the case, and, per the AP:
The jurors did not remain at the courthouse to explain their decisions.
“They’re going home,” said Joel Daly, a spokesman for [one juror]. “A lot would like to talk to media folks, but they are plain tired.”
Many headlines have a not over yet theme, but the Red Eye (first below) and the Munster, Indiana Times (second below) instead savored that one guilty count:
Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.