This release comes from the northern Illinois U.S. Attorney's office:
CHICAGO - The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois will issue a press release and provide a court filing late this afternoon, Thursday, April 2, 2009, regarding a significant criminal matter. The announcement will be made via press release only, which together with the court filing, will be distributed initially by email
and posted later today on the U.S. Attorney's Office web site at There will be no press conference.

The Chicago Tribune says it has sources saying it will be the indictment of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich and others on corruption charges.