Some reporting also via Amanda Vinicky, Illinois Public Radio
Updated 1:31 p.m. with statement from current Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn.
The man whose prosecutions helped put two Illinois Governors (George Ryan and then Rod Blagojevich) in prison has announced he's stepping down.
U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois Patrick Fitzgerald's office made the announcement today, effective June 30. He's been in the position since 2001.