William Beavers released from prison
Former Chicago alderman and Cook County Commissioner William Beavers has been released from prison.
Beavers was sentenced to six months in federal prison after being convicted last March for tax evasion for failing to report campaign money as income.
He reported to a Federal Prison in Minnesota on December 2nd.
According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons web site, Beavers was released from prison yesterday.
He is appealing his conviction and had asked to stay out of prison while his appeal was considered.