Halfway House

Jesse Jackson Jr. speaks to reporters outside his home in Washington, D.C., after he was released from a halfway house to begin three months of home confinement. (Credit: CBS)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Leaves Halfway House To Begin Home Confinement

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. returned to his home in Washington, D.C., on Monday, after spending 17 months in federal prison, and another three months in a Baltimore halfway house.


Former Chicago congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. arrives at a Baltimore halfway house, amid a throng of reporters. (CBS)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Begins New Life In Halfway House

CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has returned from the Baltimore, Md. halfway house Jackson will call home for an undetermined amount of time.


Jon Burge

Ex-Police Commander Burge Released From Custody

Former Chicago police commander Jon Burge has been released from a Florida halfway house after 4 1/2 years in federal custody for lying about the torture of suspects.


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Mideast Banker Ordered To Spend Next 4 Vacations In Chicago

Under a highly unusual sentence imposed by U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin, tax cheat Aamir Khan will be allowed to serve five years of probation in his hometown of Doha, Qatar. But for the next four years, Khan also will have to jet into Chicago once a year to spend 30 days in a halfway house.


Former Illinois Governor George Ryan speaks to the news media at the federal courthouse following a verdict of guilty on all counts in his corruption trial April 17, 2006  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former Gov. Ryan Spending Last Full Day In Federal Prison

Former Gov. George Ryan was set to be released from the federal prison in Terre Haute, Ind., on Wednesday, and transferred to a halfway house on the Near West Side early Wednesday to complete his sentence.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2013

Scott Fawell, former chief of staff for convicted Gov. George Ryan, discusses his time in prison on the day Ryan's successor, convicted Gov. Rod Blagojevich reported to prison. (Credit: CBS)

Former George Ryan Aide Wants To Have Lunch With Ex-Gov

As he prepares to leave prison tomorrow for a Chicago halfway house, former Governor George Ryan is getting some unsolicited advice from a man who was once one of his top advisers.


George Ryan

George Ryan Leaving Prison For Halfway House By Wednesday

After serving six years for a corruption conviction, former Gov. George Ryan is due to be released this week to a Chicago halfway house.


George Ryan

Gov. Ryan Qualifies For Early Work Release

Imprisoned former Gov. George Ryan will be released from prison five months early, having qualified for work release.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2012

Calhoun Avenue Fatal

Witness Questioned In Halfway House Murder

Police are questioning a witness about a deadly beating at a Southeast Side halfway house.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2010