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Jesse Jackson Jr Sentencing

The Chicago Stories That Made 2013 -- And Where They Are Now

Posted 12.29.2013 | Chicago

2013 was an eventful year in Chicago. As we look to 2014, we wanted to take this opportunity to look back on the year that was, including some of the ...

Chicagoans Weigh In On Jesse Jackson Jr. Verdict

Posted 08.14.2013 | Chicago

Disgraced U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Chicago Ald. Sandi Jackson, learned their fate Wednesday as a federal judge sentenced the o...

30 Months In Prison For Jesse Jackson Jr., 1 Year For Sandi

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 10.14.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Wednesday for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on per...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Facing Sentencing

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 10.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The genesis of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s decline dates to when he chose to forgo divinity studies and enter the world of politics instead, or so ...

Jackson Jr. Makes Prison Preference Known Ahead Of Sentencing

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has said where he wants to serve time for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds. Jackson...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Sentencing Delayed

AP | Posted 08.31.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal judge on Monday postponed the sentencing hearing for former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, noting it w...

Prosecutors Want To Seize Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Homes

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 08.28.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Government prosecutors Friday filed a forfeiture motion naming the homes of former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, in...

Jesse Jackson Jr. Wants To Head Behind Bars Before Wife Sandi

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi appear to be preparing for the likely possibility that they will both be heading to prison wh...

Feds Recommend 4 Years In Prison For Jesse Jackson Jr.

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 08.07.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors Friday recommended four years in prison for former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., following his guilty plea this year on crimi...

Jackson Jr. Wants Medical Information In Court Doc Kept Secret

Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

Ex-U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has reportedly submitted a request to keep information about his medical condition out of the public eye in his upcomin...

Letters To Jackson Jr. Judge A Bizarre Mix Of Angry, Heartfelt Pleas

Posted 05.14.2013 | Chicago

When it comes to sentencing former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, ex-Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, it seems everyone has an opinion. ...

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Bipolar Disorder May Factor Into Prison Sentence

Posted 04.26.2013 | Chicago

Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has a new sentencing date as his slated appearance in court has been pushed back — a whole three days, to Jul...

Moving Trucks Spotted At Jackson Jr.'s Chicago Home

Posted 04.04.2013 | Chicago

Moving trucks seen hauling boxes out of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Chicago home on Wednesday raised questions concerning whether the ex-congressman, awaiting...

Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Troubles Disappoint Formerly Loyal District

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 04.23.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Residents in this swath of sprawling Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs have brimmed with loyalty to Jesse Jackson Jr. over the past 17...